Backcountry Access

The ski area abuts US Forest Service land that may be beyond the ski area boundary. The ski area assumes no responsibility for individuals who elect to go into the backcountry terrain beyond the ski area boundary. To access beyond the boundary, reference the yellow “Access Signs” to find “Access” or “No Access.” When “Access” is permitted, you may leave the ski area boundary.   Areas beyond the ski area boundary are not patrolled or maintained.  Avalanches, unmarked obstacles and other natural hazards exist.

Be Aware: The backcountry avalanche hazard may be extreme. Always practice safe travel with a beacon, shovel, probe, and partner.  Rescue in the backcountry, if available, is the responsibility of the County Sheriff. It will be costly and may take time. If a sign indicates the area beyond the boundary  is “No Access Today”, do not ski in the terrain beyond the boundary. Skiing in closed areas is against the law and you may be criminally prosecuted.

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