Slope Rules

The minimum standards for recreational use of the main slope are:

  • Be a member of Kendal Snowsports Club
  • Memberships valid from 1st September each year. 
  • No memberships are offered after the published Full Winter Programme closure date
  • The ability to make linked turns and control your speed from your selected start point

If you are unable to meet these minimum standards then you must have lessons before recreational use of the main/intermediate slope.

General slope

  •  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

Freestyle 

  • The jumps will only be open during freestyle sessions, not during recreational skiing or boarding
  • The Freestyle Induction video has been watched and you understand the additional risks with freestyle activities
  • All members taking part in freestyle activities must have gone through the freestyle induction process and signed the clubs freestyle declaration form
  • The freestyle induction, video and declaration will be valid and redeclared every 3 years
  • Inverted moves can only be performed by advanced freestyle members who have signed accreditation

Spectators

  •  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.
  • 'Slope side - None participant' tickets can be purchased in lodge for non-members

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 witnesses 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 and/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.

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