Mountain Bike Responsibility Code

Be Aware Ride With Care

Regardless of how you use the trails, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are elements of risk that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Please adhere to the code listed below and share with others the responsibility for a safe outdoor experience.

Park privileges will be suspended for breach of this code.

Mountain biking involves the risk of injury. Common sense and caution can reduce the risk. For your safety and the safety of others, please adhere to the code. 

  1. Ride in control and within your ability level. You must be able to avoid other people or objects.
  2. Stay off the lifts and trails if your ability is impaired by drugs, alcohol, or fatigue.
  3. All riders must wear a helmet. A full face helmet, gloves, and body armour are strongly recommended.
  4. Inspect your bike or have it checked by a qualified bike mechanic before you ride.
  5. Be sure to have the physical dexterity, ability, and knowledge to safely load, ride, and unload lifts. Ask the lift attendant for assistance if you need it.
  6. Be aware of changing conditions on trails and features. Inspect features before use and throughout the day.
  7. Stay on marked trails. Obey all signs and warnings. Do not cut switchbacks. Keep off closed areas.
  8. Avoid riders ahead of you. They have the right of way.
  9. Look uphill and yield to other riders when entering a trail or starting downhill.
  10. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
  11. If you are involved in or witness a collision or accident, you must identify yourself to the Bike Patrol.
  12. Do not feed, provoke, or approach wildlife.

 

Mountain Bike Responsibility Code

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