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March 10, 2016 Last updated: January 1, 2020

Ski Etiquette: An Illustrated Guide

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Whether you’re new to the slopes, or a speed-loving veteran, there are some unwritten rules of etiquette that should be followed when skiing (or snowboarding). Not only do these slopeside manners make for a more enjoyable experience for everyone at the resort, they make for a safer environment. While skiing is usually just fun and exhilaration, it can get real dangerous in a hurry. Heed the tips above, and stay intact for another day!

  1. Don’t cut in line for the chairlift.
  2. Be courteous to your chairlift buddy.
  3. Choose a run suited to your skill level.
  4. Ski in control and at reasonable speeds.
  5. Give right-of-way to skiers in front of you.
  6. Assist skiers who have fallen.

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Illustration by Ted Slampyak

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