Uphill Policy

Uphill Travel Policy/ Designation of Boundary types

Uphill Travel Policy – During Season Operations

Between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. uphill non-motorized traffic will be allowed on the Teton Vista Traverse during normal lift operating dates via climbing skins or snowshoes, no dogs are allowed.

Uphill traffic will be signed open or closed at the bottom of the Teton Vista Traverse. During each evening sweep the open/closed sign will be changed to reflect access for that evening/morning depending on scheduled avalanche hazard reduction work.

Uphill and downhill traffic between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. will be restricted to the Teton Vista Traverse only from the base area to the Scotty’s backcountry access gate.

Access uphill of the Painted Pony trail on the Teton Vista Traverse along with all other trails including the Mary’s Nipple area is closed at all times.

All uphill traffic must start descending no later than 9:00 a.m.

Uphill Travel Policy – Pre and Post Seasonal Operations

Travel is at your own risk and the ski area is considered “backcountry terrain”. Potential hazards could include and not limited to avalanches, heavy equipment pushing snow, over-snow vehicle traffic, road cuts, winch cables, and unmarked man-made, and natural hazards. There will be no first aid or rescue services available from the resort. In case of an emergency call 911. Motorized travel is not permitted on the mountain.