There is nothing as exhilarating as a day on the mountain, but you need to play it safe if you want to avoid injury. Whether you are taking your first turns down Hogsback, dropping through untracked powder on the backside, or throwing 360s in the terrain park, you should always follow the dos and don'ts listed below to avoid a painful and potentially season-ending injury.
Wear a Helmet
Stay In Bounds
Ski/Ride with a buddy
Know the Code!
Pay Attention to Warning Signs!
Ski/Ride out of bounds
Ski/Ride in the trees
Explore unfamiliar terrain
Stop where you cannot be seen from above
Take a jump without knowing the landing is clear
Attempt a jump/descent above your ability level