Uphill Ski Policy
In response to a growing segment of the winter sports community, the Quechee Ski area has developed the following policy towards Uphill skinning and travel in general.
Uphill skiing when the ski area is open can be very dangerous. Please use extreme caution and follow the designated uphill route keeping to the very edge of the groomed trail.
Passes are free for QLLA members.
$50 per season pass
$5 per day pass
We do ask that all participants be aware of and follow the rules outlined below so everyone remains safe.
When is uphill travel allowed?
Uphill travel is o.k. on days when ski area is closed unless snowmaking or grooming is in progress
Note: There are no emergency services when ski area is closed
What do I need?
All Uphillers must sign a waiver before accessing the ski hill (at ticket booth or membership services)
Pass or Ticket should be displayed while using the ski hill
Passes are free for QLLA members, (non-members $50/season, $5/day)
Approved Uphill Equipment;
- Skis with skins, Snowshoes, or hiking shoes with traction devices
- Skis must have runaway devices
- Downhill Snowshoers & Hikers must go down the Uphill trail
Brightly colored clothing for visibility & Cell phone in case of emergency
Where can I uphill?
- When there is enough natural snow, a separate Uphill trail will be groomed to the right of the chairlift along the tree line, which will connect to Little Kings
Uphill traffic should not stop in places that are not clearly visible from above
Uphill traffic must yield to downhill traffic at all times, downhill has the right of way
Follow the skiers responsibility code and observe all posted signs and warnings
What is prohibited?
No up or downhill travel on closed trails
No stopping where you obstruct the trail or are not visible from above
Please leave your dog at home!
No night uphill travel