Snowsport and Safety Policies

Snowsport School Policies

These policies apply to all camps, programs and lessons where appropriate:

It is the registrant's responsibility to register by the published deadline. Registration deadlines are in place to ensure a quality program and will be enforced. Late fees will be assessed after the registration deadline.

  • Registrations received prior to the deadline will receive a $25.00 discount.

  • Camp and program prices will not be prorated for any reason. There will be no refunds or make-up lessons.

  • Consistency and continuity are important in group lessons. There will not be temporary substitutions allowed between different program sessions.

  • Please allow adequate time for registration and check-in. Please evaluate your child’s skiing or riding skills realistically. Hunt Hollow offers significant terrain challenges. If your child is unable to perform at his/her level, we reserve the right to move your child the appropriate level.

  • Temperature Policy: If the temperature is below 12 degrees, an evaluation to cancel lessons will be made 2 hours prior to the start of lessons or camp. The decision will be posted on the website.

Please allow adequate time for registration and check-in.

NYS Ski Code


  1. Not to ski in any area not designated for skiing

  2. Not to ski beyond their limits or ability to overcome variations in slope, trail configuration and surface or subsurface conditions which may be caused or altered by weather, slope or trail maintenance work by the ski area operator, or skier use

  3. To abide by the directions of the ski area operator

  4. To remain in constant control of speed and course at all times while skiing so as to avoid contact with plainly visible or clearly marked obstacles and with other skiers and passengers on surface operating tramways

  5. To familiarize themselves with posted information before skiing any slope or trail, including all information posted pursuant to subdivision five of section 18-103 of this article

  6. Not to cross the uphill track of any surface lift, except at points clearly designated by the ski area operator

  7. Not to ski on a slope or trail or portion thereof that has been designated as "closed" by the ski area operator

  8. Not to leave the scene of any accident resulting in personal injury to another party until such times as the ski area operator arrives, except for the purpose of summoning aid

  9. Not to overtake another skier in such a manner as to cause contact with the skier being overtaken and to yield the right of way to the skier being overtaken

  10. Not to willfully stop on any slope or trail where such stopping is likely to cause a collision with other skiers or vehicles

  11. To yield to other skiers when entering a trail or starting downhill

  12. To wear retention straps or other devices to prevent runaway skis

  13. To report any personal injury to the ski area operator before leaving the ski area

  14. Not to willfully remove, deface, alter or otherwise damage signage, warning devices or implements, or other safety devices placed and maintained by the ski area operator pursuant to the requirements of section 18-103 of this article


  1. To familiarize themselves with the safe use of any tramway prior to its use

  2. To remain in the tramway if the operation of a passenger tramway, as defined pursuant to section two hundred two-c of the labor law, is interrupted for any reason, until instructions or aid are provided by the ski area operator

  3. To board or disembark from passenger tramways only at points or areas designated by the ski area operator;

  4. Not to eject any objects or material from a passenger tramway

  5. To use restraint devices in accordance with posted instructions

  6. To wear retention straps or other devices to prevent runaway skis

  7. Not to interfere with the operation of a passenger tramway

  8. Not to place or caused to be placed on the uphill track of a surface lift any object which may interfere with its normal operation

  9. Not to wear loose scarves, clothing, or accessories or expose long hair which may become entangle with any part of the device

Skiers shall have the following additional duties to enable them to make informed decisions as to the advisability of their participation in the sport:

  • To seek out, read, review, and understand, in advance to skiing, the 'WARNING TO SKIERS' displayed where tickets are sold

  • To obtain such education in the sport of skiing as the individual skier shall deem appropriate to his or her level of ability, including the familiarization with skills and duties necessary to reduce the risk of injury in such sport.

Full Article 18 Linked Here

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