Summer Safety

At Spirit Mountain we pride ourselves in providing an environment for you to enjoy.  This includes utilizing our attractions at the Adventure Park as well as our Bike Park.  Ultimately  safety on the mountain is each person's responsibility and each person plays a key part in the safety of our recreation area.  

Always utilize the IMBA RULES OF THE TRAIL when riding at Spirit Mountain Bike Park, and please follow the Code & Rules as well while enjoying our trails!

KNOW the CODE & RULES to RIDE

Please Note:  On days when the lift is not running & trails are open; Happy Camper is the uphill return trail.  Use caution when ascending & descending Happy Camper on these days.  On days when the lift is running, there is no uphill trail usage as safety is our utmost priority for all guests. 

Please Note II:  Trails may open and close at various times during operations due to conditions and/or maintenance. 

 

Know The Code

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE RESPONSIBILITY 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 & within your ability level. You must be able to avoid other people or objects.
  2. Stay off the lifts, trails, and out of the bike park if your ability is impaired by drugs, alcohol or fatigue.
  3. Wear a helmet. It is mandatory. Other protective equipment is strongly recommended.
  4. Inspect your bike or have it checked by a qualified bike mechanic before you ride.
  5. Be sure you 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. Ride only in the direction indicated by trail markers. 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 or a staff member.
  12. Do not feed, provoke or approach wildlife.

Know the Code – Be Safety Conscious

It is Your Responsibility

Park Privileges Revoked for Breach of this Code

 

Bike Park Rules

Mountain biking and bike terrain expose you to risk of serious injury or death. Prior to using the trails and terrain, it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with all instructions and warnings and to follow your responsibility code.

  1. All users of the bike park, trails, lift and features must have a valid ticket.
  2. Ride only on designated trails and do not ride on roads.
  3. There are associated risks to your bike and person when using the chairlift. Spirit Mountain is not responsible for injury or damage. You assume all risk.
  4. In riding, jumping and using this terrain, you assume the risk of serious injury.
  5. For your safety and the preservation of trails, take note and abide by closed areas, hazard markings and signage.
  6. Pedestrians and other bikers may be encountered at the top and bottom of the lift, as well as on the trails. Always use caution and dismount during times of heavy traffic.
  7. ATV’s, trucks, heavy machinery and maintenance personnel may be encountered at any time. Use caution.
  8. The lift and bike park may close at any time for inclement weather. Seek shelter during lightning storms and other weather. Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Bear Aware

The slopes of this resort are a forested environment. These slopes are home to many bears and other wildlife. Please use caution during your visit and obey the following:

-Keep a good distance from all bears 
-Do NOT feed the bears
-Make noise as you travel the area and terrain
-Try not to startle the bears
-Leave no trace of your visit (bring out what you brought in)
-Always travel the slopes in groups
-Try to stay close to your group members

 

Rules To Ride Alpine Coaster

  • You must be at least 54 inches tall to ride alone
  • Passengers must be over 38 inches and at least 3 years old and be accompanied by a supervising companion of 16 years or older. 
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to ride the Alpine Coaster.  
  • When two riders are present, the taller person must be the drive and ride in the rear seat of the cart
  • A maximum combined weight of the riders can not exceed 375lbs in dry weather and 330lbs in wet weather
  • You must have upper and lower body control and you must be able to sit upright with your head against the seat back. 
  • If you have a heart condition, back or neck injuries or if you have a condition that prevents you from following all safety rule and guidelines, you must not ride the Alpine Coaster.  
  • Observe all posted signs and guidelines

Rules To Ride Zip Line

  • You must be at least 48 i nchestall and at least 8 years old to ride alone
  • Riders under 48 inches tall or 8 years of age can ride with someone 16 years or older
  • Riders must be at least 3 years old to ride
  • Maximum weight limit per two-seat ride is 460 lbs. 
  • Observe all posted signs and guidelines