The minimum standards for recreational use of the main slope are:
- The ability to make linked turns and control your speed from your selected start point
- The ability to use the uplift system (Tows)
If you are unable to meet these minimum standards then you must have lessons before recreational use of the main/intermediate slope.
General slope rules
- No straight running downhill at speed, control speed by turning
- Head protection is mandatory for any slope user under 16, any member taking part in freestyle activities or involved in any form of racing or race training.
- The jumps will only be open during freestyle sessions, not during recreational skiing or boarding
- All members taking part in freestyle activities must have gone through the freestyle induction process and signed the clubs freestyle declaration form
- Inverted moves can only be performed by advanced freestyle members who have signed accreditation.
- All spectating is to be done behind the barriers or within the viewing gallery, only club members are allowed slope side, with slope supervisors permission.
Code of Conduct
- Respect all other slope users, control your speed and give way to users below and choose a route that will not endanger or alarm them
- Leave plenty of room when overtaking
- If you have to stop do so at the side of the slope, the runout at the bottom should be clear at all times. This is not a spectator area or place to store equipment
- Look up and down the slope before setting off
- You should not walk on the slope. If you have to do this it should be up or down the sides with the slope supervisors permission
- In the event of an accident all activity must stop. Everyone is duty bound to assist and wit- nesses must provide relevant information
- Kendal Snowsports Club reserves the right to ask you to leave the slope if you are considered by a Club Official/Instructor not to be abiding by the above Code of Conduct or Slope Rules
- Adhere to all club policies – Full list of policies can be found here.
Please be aware that all snowsports have an inherent risk please don’t ski or snowboard beyond your ability.
Reviewed DG 040718