Let's All Come Together To Make This Winter Work

For this winter, our commitment is to remain true to our core purpose of delivering a great skiing and riding experience on a beautiful, snow-covered mountain.

Mountain Safety Is A Partnership

This Mountain Safety Guide is designed to help you – our valued guests and partners in safety – ski or snowboard safely and responsibly while having a fun experience with your family and friends. We are committed to addressing safety every day and in every facet of our operations. This guide is part of that commitment. Learning and practicing what is contained in this guide, using common sense, and making good decisions will contribute to your safety and the safety of all guests. Download Your Mountain Safety Guide.

Dodge Ridge - Ski California Mountain Safety Guide

Ski Patrol

The Dodge Ridge Ski Patrol and National Ski Patrol teams are an essential part of Dodge Ridge's commitment to safety.  You are always welcome to visit our Ski Patrol headquarters in the lower level of the Family Lodge to the left of the staircase and elevator as you walk in the main entrance.  For additional information about joining the National Ski Patrol at Dodge Ridge, visit their website at DodgeRidgeNSP.org.

Check out the Life of a Patroller...

Your Responsibility Code

  1.  Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid people or objects.
  2.  People ahead or downhill of you have the right-of-way. You must avoid them.
  3.  Stop only where you are visible from above and do not restrict traffic.
  4.  Look uphill and avoid others before starting downhill or entering a trail.
  5.  You must prevent runaway equipment.
  6.  Read and obey all signs, warnings, and hazard markings.
  7.  Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  8.  You must know how and be able to load, ride and unload lifts safely. If you need assistance, ask the lift attendant.
  9.  Do not use lifts or terrain when impaired by alcohol or drugs.
  10.  If you are involved in a collision or incident, share your contact information with each other and a ski area employee.

Approved On-Mountain Devices

Dodge Ridge guideline for use of approved on-mountain winter sliding devices

Lift Safety

Smart Style

Watch the Smart Style video before Skiing + Riding in the terrain parks.

Tree Well & Deep Snow Safety



Click here to read and learn about Tree Well & Deep Snow Safety.

For all safety programs please visit nsaa.org

Click here to find out more about Dodge Ridge National Ski Patrol.