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Rules and 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.  

Spirit Mountain Bike Patrol: 218-624-8536 — interested in joining our Bike Patrol? 

Liability Waiver

  • A liability waiver is required to be completed each time you visit the Adventure Park and Bike Park.
  • Anyone ages 17 and under must have a parent or guardian signature
  • Complete a waiver prior to arrival if needed

Know The 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.
  9. Trails may open and close at various times during operations due to conditions and/or maintenance. 

Please Note:  On days when the lift is not running & trails are open; The All Weather Trail may be used as a climbing trail.  Be aware on these days as it is two-way traffic.  When the lift is in operations, there are no climbing trails at Spirit other than the Puker.

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

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

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

To ensure you have a safe and fun day on the slopes, remember these tips to protect you from the sun and its radiation. 

  • Wear pants, long sleeves, and gloves even on warm days. 
  • Put on a hat or helmet that covers your ears.
  • Wear 100% UV protection goggles or sunglasses.
  • Apply generous amounts of SPF 30+ sunscreen on exposed skin every two hours.
  • It’s not the heat of the sun that causes skin damage but radiation from the sun.  

What to look for in sunblock:

  • SPF 30 or higher
  • Broad Spectrum
  • Zinc Oxide, titanium dioxide or both 

Please visit the Rules to Ride page for specific details for the Adventure Park attractions.