Snow Safety

Ski + Ride with a buddy and keep your buddy in view.

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.  For additional information about joining the National Ski Patrol at Dodge Ridge, visit their website at

Your Responsibility Code

  1. Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
  2. People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  3. You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
  4. Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
  5. Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
  6. Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  7. Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.

Lift Safety

Smart Style



Watch the Smart Style video.


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

For all safety programs please visit

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