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Ski Club members are expected to adhere to the MCPS and Liberty Mountain/Whitetail rules of behavior, and be cooperative and respectful. The following behaviors are absolutely unacceptable, and are cause for loss of Ski Club privileges:

  • Threatening, abusive, obscene, or violent language, gestures, or behavior

  • Throwing of anything on the bus/car or out of a bus/car window

  • No food or snacking in the bus

  • Refusal to sit properly and remain seated on the bus/car, or refusal to use safety belt (if there is a safety belt in a seat, it must be used)

  • Vandalism, graffiti, or defacement of the vehicle in any way

  • Any inappropriate use of the on-board bus bathroom

  • Interfering with the driver or the safe operation of the vehicle

  • Drug, alcohol, or tobacco use

  • Sexual activity of any kind

  • Refusal to cooperate with a chaperone's direct request

  • Violation of the Mountain Code of Conduct while in the ski area

  • Leaving the immediate vicinity of the lodge and slopes. Shuttle buses and the tubing area "Boulder Ridge" are strictly off limits. 

  • Pranks, practical jokes, use of novelties, etc., that threaten the safety or well-being of self or others, or that create a perception thereof.

  • No one should be skiing or snowboarding alone. Please make sure you meet up with a friend on the slopes, or join an existing group of skiers or boarders at your ability level. This is a club, and no one should be excluded from joining in with others. If you find yourself without a "ski buddy," please find a chaperone to ski with.


Ski Liberty Mountain / Whitetail Code of Conduct

  • Be courteous and polite to other guests and employees at all time.

  • Ski/board in a safe, responsible manner.

  • Don’t ski/board fast or in a reckless manner.

  • Observe all posted signs.

  • Do not use foul or offensive language, comments, or gestures.

  • Do not throw snowballs or other items at any time or place, including from lifts or in the lift lines.

  • Understand and abide by the “Skier/Boarder Responsibility Code” at all times.


Skier/Boarder Responsibility Code

  • Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.

  • People ahead or downhill of you have right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.

  • You must not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.

  • Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.

  • Always use devices to prevent runaway equipment.

  • Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.

  • Prior to using any lift, you must have the ability to load and unload safely. Do not jump from the lift. In the event of a prolonged stoppage, the Ski Patrol will evacuate you.

  • Do not go down trails that are too difficult for your ability.

  • If you have a collision resulting in injury to another person, you must stay with that person until Ski Patrol arrives.

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