Cascade Mountain Safety and Mountain Policies

Cascade Mountain Safety and Mountain Policies

 

WARNING to Skiers/Riders:

Under Wisconsin law (Wisconsin Skier Safety Act, 2012), each person engaged in skiing/riding has a duty to do all of the following:

  • Obey all posted warnings and signs.
  • Keep off of closed trails and out of closed areas.
  • Know the range of his or her ability and engage in skiing or sledding within that ability.
  • Assess the difficulty of the trails and terrains that are open to skiing or sledding.
  • Maintain control of his or her speed and direction.
  • Be able to stop or avoid other individuals or objects.
  • Yield to other individuals engaged in skiing or sledding who are ahead or who are down the slope.
  • Not stop at a point that will result in the individual obstructing a trail or not being visible from above.
  • Yield to other individuals engaged in skiing or sledding who are uphill when starting downhill or when merging onto a trail.
  • Be able to safely board, ride, and deboard any lift serving an area open to skiing or sledding.
  • Board and deboard a lift only at designated sites.
  • If involved in a collision with another participant in a snow sport that results in injury or death, not leave the vicinity of the collision before giving his or her name and current address to an employee of the ski area operator or a member of the ski patrol, except for the purpose of securing aid for a person injured in the collision. A person who leaves the scene of the collision for the purpose of securing aid shall give his or her name and current address after securing the aid.

 

WARNING to Snow Tubers:

Under Wisconsin law (Wisconsin Skier Safety Act, 2012), each individual engaged in tubing has a duty to do all of the following:

  • Obey all posted warnings and signs.
  • Keep out of closed areas.
  • Know the range of his or her ability and engage in tubing within that ability.
  • Assess the difficulty of the terrain that is open to tubing.
  • Maintain control of the speed and direction of the tube or other device that is being used.
  • Comply with any posted limits imposed on the number of passengers or on the amount of weight of the tube or other device while it is being ridden.
  • Be able to safely board, ride, and deboard any lift serving an area open to tubing.
  • Board and deboard a lift only at designated sites.
  • Yield to other individuals engaged in tubing who are ahead or who are down the slope.
  • Look uphill and yield to oncoming tubes before leaving the bottom of the hill at the end of a run.
Updated: November 1, 2015 — 10:52 am
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