Mountain biking involves risk of serious injury or death.  Your knowledge, decisions and actions contribute to your safety and that of others.


  1. STAY IN CONTROL:  You’re responsible for avoiding objects and people
  2. KNOW YOUR LIMITS: Ride within your ability.  Start small and work your way up.
  3. PROTECT YOURSELF:  Use an appropropriate bike, helmet and protective equipment.
  4. INSPECT AND MAINTAIN YOUR EQUIPMENT:  Know your components and their operation prior to riding.
  5. BE LIFT SMART.  Know how to load, ride and unload lifts safely.  Ask if you need help. 
  6. INSPECT TRAILS AND FEATURES.  Conditions change constantly; plan and adjust your riding accordingly.
  7. OBEY SIGNS AND WARNINGS.  Stay on marked trails only.  Keep off closed trails, and non - designated bike trails (ski trails and glades).  Ride in the direction indicated.
  8. BE VISIBLE.  Do not stop where you obstruct a trail, feature, landing or are not visible.
  9. LOOK AND YIELD TO OTHERS.  Look both ways and yield when entering or crossing a road or trail.  When overtaking, use caution and yield to those ahead.
  10. COOPERATE.  If involved in or witness to an incident, identify yourself to staff.