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Policies and Safety Standards

What's allowed when riding the lift up and sliding back down?

On the Snow

    • Sledding is not permitted anywhere on Pleasant Mountain Property.
    • Snow bikes are allowed on Pleasant Mountain lifts with the exception of The Pine Quad. Snow bikes must be leashed.
    • Snow blades with metal edges are permitted
    • Foot traffic is not permitted
    • There may only be one person per pair of skis. Babies and small children may not be carried in any manner.
    • Backpacks should be removed and carried in front of you. At least one shoulder strap should be free.
    • If you are unsure of how to ride a chairlift, please ask the attendant.
If I want to go uphill on skis (???) what are the rules?


    • Uphill travel is not permitted in the early season while Snowmaking is in progress. Pleasant Mountain will notify our guests when uphill travel is permitted for the season
    • All participants are required to have an uphill access pass + armband.
    • Season Passholders can receive an Uphill Access Pass free of charge, you must pick it up in Guest Services. It is valid every day of the week, but only until 10 am on Saturday, Sunday & Holidays. 
    • For non-passholders, an Uphill Access Pass is $100. This covers you all season but is valid Monday to Friday only. We do not have a single-day product. You may purchase in Guest Services.
    • The armband must be worn at all times, is not transferable and pass must be on you.
    • Pleasant Mountain personnel reserve the right to do spot checks at all times.
    • Kancamangus is the designated trail to get to Mid-Station.

    You are not permitted to ride the chairlift with an Uphill Ticket.

    Uphill travel is prohibited between 4 pm and 6 am. Please respect and be familiar with the mountain’s hours of operation. Headlamps and reflective clothing are recommended.

Drones need to be pre-approved. Otherwise, we're a no-fly zone.

Drone Policy

  • Due to safety and privacy concerns of our guests, employees, and resort property, Pleasant Mountain Ski Area prohibits the operation or use on Pleasant Mountain property of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, by the general public-including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists – without prior written authorization from Pleasant Mountain. This prohibition includes drones used for filming or videotaping, as well as any drone use by media or journalists operating above or within the area boundaries. This prohibition extends to any devices launched or operated from Resort property, as well as any launched from private property outside of the ski area boundaries. Please contact a resort representative if you have any questions or if you seek prior authorization to operate any such devices. Any authorized operation of drones on or above Resort property will be governed by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations, local law enforcement, as well as those policies separately established by this Resort, which may include certification, training, insurance coverage, indemnification requirements, and waivers or releases of liability. Any violation of this policy may involve suspension of your access privileges to the Resort, or the revocation of your season pass, as well as confiscation of any prohibited equipment, and may subject violators to any liability for damages, including, but not limed to, damages for trespass, violations of privacy, and physical injuries to persons and/or property, as well as legal fees.

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