World-class skiing and snowboarding at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Mountain Safety

General
This mountain is like nothing you’ve experienced before. You must always be alert and exercise common sense and caution. Protect yourself – know the trail systems, wear appropriate gear and clothing, stay hydrated, and be prepared for emergencies. Stay in control and within your own ability level, obey all trail signs and markers, and stay only on designated trails.

All summer recreation activities at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort involve substantial and inherent RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS including, but not limited to: avalanches; changing and severe weather conditions; difficulty with route finding; high altitude; rocks; stumps; cliffs; variations in terrain, slippery or uneven surfaces, loading, riding and unloading lifts; mechanical and equipment failures; and contact or collision with others, including: vehicles, mountain bikers and hikers, wildlife and natural and man-made features and objects. Trail maintenance and construction activities may occur at any time on the mountain and in the base area. You’re using these premises at your own risk. In consideration of such use and in accordance with the Wyoming Recreational Safety Act (Wyoming Statutes §§ 1-1-121 to 1-1-123), you accept and assume any and all risks and dangers.

For emergency assistance call: 307.690.6210 / First aid may be limited or unavailable.

Hiking
Hiking Essentials
• Proper footwear is recommended for all trails.
• Dehydration can set on quickly especially when you’re hiking at high altitudes. Bring plenty of water. Drinking water is not available on the trails.
• Mountain weather is unpredictable. Summer thunderstorms are always possible. Bring rain gear and extra clothes.
• Please stay on designated trails to prevent erosion.
• Give wildlife the right of way and do not approach! Bear spray is recommended.
• Mountain snows can stay on the upper elevations until mid-July. Plan ahead.
• You are at a high elevation – pace yourself and your group accordingly.
• Wear sunscreen.

Hiking off the Tram
• Check with a tram operator or the Activity Center for schedule and trail conditions.
• Dogs are permitted on all Teton Village trails with a leash.
Dogs are not permitted in Grand Teton National Park or on the tram.

Biking
Mountain Biking Code of Conduct
Mountain biking offers a range of challenges and adventures. Riders can choose easier scenic routes or challenging single-track descents. Regardless of what type of terrain you select, remember there are elements of risk in mountain biking that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. In addition to the Safety Message, please observe the code listed below and help ensure a great trail experience for everyone.

MOUNTAIN BIKING CODE OF CONDUCT
• Familiarize yourself with the trail system and select rides within your ability level.
• Make sure that all bike components work properly.
• Helmets are required while riding. Gloves and protective clothing are recommended.
• Always ride with a buddy and be prepared for emergencies.
• Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
• Observe all posted signs and warnings and ride only on designated trails. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
• Be courteous to other riders and pass only when it is safe.
• Yield to other types of trail users including hikers, and vehicles.
• You must not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
• Respect the environment and wildlife.
• When entering a trail or starting downhill, you must look uphill and yield to other riders.
• Prior to using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely. When in doubt, ask a lift operator.

Environmental Commitment
We are thrilled you have chosen to visit JHMR while on vacation. We ask you to please respect this pristine environment and practice environmental responsibility by reducing, reusing, and recycling whenever possible. All JHMR outlets have recycling containers; we ask that you use them. Click for more info.