A big mountain, many skiers of all levels, changing conditions… It’s important to be careful on the slopes! One of the main tips that we want to share is: be aware of signage. Signs are there to help guide you and inform you on trail conditions and grooming activity. Be especially aware of closed trail signs. Trails can be closed for many reasons and skiing them can be dangerous. Here’s an info-graphic produced by maneige.ski that’s very informative:

To sum it up: if a trail is closed, it’s for a good reason. It might be dangerous conditions or because there is equipment at work, but either way, there is no patrol in a closed trail and skiing them could lead to an accident or an infraction.

And just as a reminder, here are a few tips you should always keep in mind: