Safety and Risk Awareness

Safety First, Always

At Manning Park Resort, your family’s safety is our main priority. Natural hazards occur throughout the Manning Park Resort area and are an inherent risk when participating in outdoor activities. You can, however, minimize your risk by paying attention, reading signage and following the Responsibility Codes below. Please take the time to read and understand the “Code”. The obligation of every user of our premises is to do so in a safe, controlled, and responsible manner. Safety at Manning Park Resort begins with everyone following these guidelines.

Read the below resources, and please visit https://skisafety.ca/ for more information.

Please do not hesitate to contact Manning Park Resort staff with any safety questions, comments, or concerns.

It is a condition of your use of the premises and facilities and your participation in these activities that you assume all risk of personal injury, death or property loss resulting from any cause whatsoever, including negligence, breach of contract, or breach of any duty of care on the part of the resort operator. Your legal responsibility as a user of the resort premises and facilities or participant in activities at the resort is explained in the following notice, which you will see posted around the resort.

 

Skiing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing (Nordic) involves various risks, dangers and hazards including, but not limited to the following:

  • Boarding, riding and disembarking ski lifts;
  • Changing weather conditions;
  • Avalanches;
  • Exposed rock, earth, ice, and other natural objects;
  • Trees, tree wells, tree stumps and forest deadfall;
  • The condition of snow or ice on or beneath the surface;
  • Variations in the terrain which may create blind spots or areas of reduced visibility;
  • Variations in the surface or sub-surface, including changes due to man-made or artificial snow;
  • Variable and difficult conditions;
  • Streams, creeks, and exposed holes in the snow pack above streams or creeks;
  • Cliffs; crevasses;
  • Snowcat roads, road-banks or cut-banks;
  • Collision with lift towers, fences, snow making equipment, snow grooming equipment, snowcats, snowmobiles or other vehicles, equipment or structures;
  • Encounters with domestic and wild animals including dogs and bears;
  • Collision with other persons;
  • Loss of balance or control; slips, trips and falls;
  • Accidents during snow school lessons;
  • Negligent first aid;
  • Failure to act safely or within one’s own ability or to stay within designated areas;
  • Infectious disease contracted through viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi which may be transmitted through direct or indirect contact;
  • Negligence of other persons; and NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF THE OPERATOR and its directors, officers, employees, instructors, agents, representatives, volunteers, independent contractors, subcontractors, sponsors, successors and assigns.

 
To learn more about the exclusion of liability and assumption of risks, please visit:
 

SKISAFETY.CA

It is a condition of your use of the premises and facilities and your participation in these activities that you assume all risk of personal injury, death or property loss resulting from any cause whatsoever, including negligence, breach of contract, or breach of any duty of care on the part of the resort operator. Your legal responsibility as a user of the resort premises and facilities or participant in activities at the resort is explained in the following notice, which you will see posted around the resort.