Safety on the Slopes
These rules will help you ride responsibly.
Mt. Hood Ski Patrol
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Learn about avalanches and take steps to reduce the risk.
The awesome terrain, bountiful snow and natural beauty of Mt. Hood Meadows attracts a variety of winter enthusiasts who share a passion for the sports of skiing and snowboarding. We strive to make your experience enjoyable and safe but please remember that you are responsible for your own actions.
Regardless of how you decide to enjoy the slopes, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are elements of risk in skiing and riding. Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Personal awareness and a firm commitment to safety for you and those around you can help reduce the inherent risks in the sport and in the alpine environment.
While on the slopes, please learn and abide by the Responsibility Code, a code of conduct for snowsports. If you choose to play in one of our progression terrain parks please learn and ride with Smart Style, a code of conduct for freestyle terrain.
Be aware that guests at MHM have duties under state and county law. They codify the Responsibility Code and require those involved in on-slope incidents to render aid in the case of collision and report all incidents to the resort. Please notify Ski Patrol of collisions and report injuries.
Your safety depends on your knowledge and your actions. Familiarize yourself with: