Terms & Conditions:
WARNING TO SKIERS: Downhill skiing and snowsports, like many other sports, contains inherent risks including, but not limited to the risk of personal injury, including catastrophic injury, or death, or property damage, which may be caused by variations in terrain or weather conditions; or, surface or subsurface snow, ice, bare spots or areas of thin cover, moguls, ruts, bumps, or other persons using the facilities; or rocks, forest growth, debris, branches, trees, roots, stumps; or other natural objects or manmade objects that are incidental to the provision or maintenance of a ski facility in New York State. New York law imposes a duty on you to become apprised of and understand the risks inherent in the sport of skiing, which are set forth above, so that you make an informed decision of whether to participate in skiing notwithstanding the risks. New York also imposes additional duties upon you, to which you must adhere, for the purpose of avoiding injury caused by any of the risks inherent in skiing. If you are not willing to assume all of these risks and abide by these duties, you must not participate in skiing at this area. Swain has the right under Article 18 of the New York State Obligations Law to remove from the ski area and/or deny skiing privileges to anyone whose conduct, excesses or attitudes, as determined by Management or Patrol create a nuisance for themselves or others. In such cases, no refunds shall be issued.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE:
Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
People ahead of you have the right of way. It’s your responsibility to avoid them.
You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
Always use devices to prevent runaway equipment.
Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trail and out of closed area.
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP. EASY STYLE IT. RESPECT GETS RESPECT. BE AWARE...SKI WITH CARE.
REFUND POLICY FOR PACKS & PASSES: Student coupon booklets are not refundable if lost or stolen. In the case of injury that occurs on or before January 31, 2020, the injured student’s leftover lift ticket coupons may be forwarded to the 2020-21 ski season. A signed letter from the acting physician stating the student’s inability to participate in snowsports must be presented to Swain in order for the coupon transfer to occur. For injuries that occur on or after February 1, 2020, that cause the student the inability to use the lift ticket coupons, no coupon transfers will be issued.
The signature below certifies that all pass holders listed have read and understand the, Terms & Conditions, Warning to Skiers, Your Responsibility Code, and Refund Policy and agree to abide by them. Parents are responsible for minors.
MUST Be Signed By Parent or Guardian Swain Resort strongly recommends that everyone wear a helmet when participating in any snow sport. When particating in skiing, snowboarding, ski blading, etc., you must realize that there are certain risks involved, but wearing a helmet may help in preventing serious injury. Swain REQUIRES helmet use for any student, under the age of 18, who rents a snowboard. As the parent or guardian, I have read and understand this statement regarding helmet use.