respect to others brings respect to you...
JUST OBEYING THE ACCEPTED RULES OF SKIING/SNOWBOARDING IS JUST THE BEGINNING....THERE ARE ETHICS AND ETIQUETTE TO GIVING RESPECT TO YOUR FELLOW SNOW LOVERS. ONE RULE THAT SEEMS TO ESCAPE SO MANY PEOPLE IS THE SIMPLEST...90% OF COLLISIONS ARE CAUSED BY NOT BEING AWARE OF WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND YOU! IT IS THAT SIMPLE...
Everyone is out there for fun...Respect for others and being aware is good for all...
Ethics on snow
Respect gets respect and in the snow it means a safer and more fulfilling experience for everyone. There are ethics and etiquette to giving respect to your fellow snow lovers. Check them out and spread the word
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The standard rules of skiing/snowboarding:
Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above. SNOWBOARDERS...you cannot be seen when there even is a small elevation behind you as most sit down. Look behind you and if you cannot see the complete slope behind you, move or stand up.
Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.
Know your landing is clear and clear your landing.
When coming out of the trees to an open run make sure you are clear of others above you coming down. Look uphill BEFORE coming out.
Be Kind. Everyone around you is there to have fun.
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