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Policies

 

Enrollment in any of our Mountain School programs, the purchase of a weekday or weekend lift ticket, area pass or Season Passes, and the use of the Mount Peter website are subject to the following specific policies, terms and conditions. Please be aware of these as you plan your visit(s) to Mount Peter and make online purchases.


Drone Policy


Due to safety and privacy concerns, Mount Peter prohibits the operation or use on or above Resort property of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, by the general public—including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists—without the prior written authorization from Mount Peter. 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 Resort boundaries. Please contact a resort representative in Customer Service 845-986-4940, 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 limited to, damages for trespass, violations of privacy, and physical injuries to persons and/or property, as well as legal fees.


Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy

Yung-Sam Ski Ltd. (t/a Mt. Peter Ski Area)

1. Scope and Application
Using this site tells us that you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy detailed below.  If you do not agree with these terms, please exit this site. Yung-Sam Ski Ltd., t/a  Mt. Peter Ski Area (“Mt. Peter”) reserves the right to terminate Membership and deny access to the site to any person who violates these Terms of and Conditions of Use.

We take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable using our web site, www.mtpeter.com. This Privacy Policy applies to personal information about Mt. Peter’s customers and other individuals that is collected, used or disclosed by Mt. Peter.

2. Membership, Registration, Termination and Passwords

To use certain features of any Service provided by Mt. Peter, you must register on the form(s) provided. If you become a Member of the Mt. Peter website, you accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and Password, and agree not to sell, transfer or assign your Membership or any Membership rights.

When registering, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form and to maintain and promptly update the information you provide to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. We reserve the right to terminate your Membership at any time for any reason and without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Service affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from any Service, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Service, shall survive.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for restricting access to your computer so others outside your household may not access Mt. Peter’s website using your name in whole or in part without your permission. If you believe someone has accessed your member name and/or password without your authorization, e-mail us immediately. Mt. Peter cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information.

3. E-Commerce and Transactions On Our Site
Mt. Peter may allow you to engage in a transaction involving the purchase of a product or service such as other tangible goods and services. To serve you most efficiently, credit card transactions and order fulfillment are often handled by a third party. These third parties may have separate privacy and data collection practices, so please be sure to read these as well. If you’re concerned about online credit card safety, in most cases a telephone number will be provided so that you can call to place your order by phone. Mt. Peter cannot take responsibility for the success or security of transactions undertaken or processed by third parties. Mt. Peter is not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of these third party products and services. You agree to release Mt. Peter from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against it, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available by third parties through Mt. Peter.

4. License to Mt. Peter
By posting a message, uploading a file, providing information to, communicating with, or otherwise placing or allowing us to place any material on our website, you are granting Mt. Peter a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from such information, in any form, media, software or technology or any kind now existing or developed in the future. Without limiting the generality of the previous terms, you authorize Mt. Peter to use your name and any other information in connection with its use of the material you provide. All rights in this provision are granted without the requirement for additional compensation of any sort to you and without further permission required.

5. Collection of Data

Our registration process requires only a valid e-mail address, your name and zip code. Providing us with other information is at your option. Please take note that your name, e-mail address, or other submissions that you make to us online may contain your real name or other personally identifiable information and, as a result, may appear on one of our sites. Like many web sites, we may also automatically receive general information that is contained in our server log files such as your IP address and cookie information. Information about how advertising may be served on our site (if at all) is set forth below.



6. Use of Data

We may use Data to customize and improve your user experience on our sites. We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties.

We will make efforts so that your Data will not be provided to third parties unless:
• We obtain your consent, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out to the sharing of Data.
• A service provided on a Mt. Peter site requires the interaction with or is provided by a third party, by way of example an Application Service Provider.

• Disclosure is made pursuant to legal process or law enforcement.
• We find that your use of a site violates our Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy, other usage guidelines or as deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal interests, rights and/or property.

In the event you choose to use links that appear on one of our sites to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies that appear on those sites.



7. Cookies

Parts of our site use a browser feature called "cookies". A "cookie" is a small data file that is placed on the hard drive (or equivalent storage device) of your computer (or similar computing device) when you visit a web site. A "session cookie" expires immediately when you end your session (i.e., close your browser). A "persistent cookie" stores information on the hard drive; so when you end your session and return to the same web site at a later date, the cookie information is still available. A cookie will not corrupt your hard drive or transmit viruses to your computer.

We use cookies to recognize visitors when they return to our site. Once we know it's you, we can customize your online visit. For instance, when you are ready to purchase an item, a cookie allows our site to "remember" that you have added the item to your shopping cart. We can also show you new products or services based on your preferences, and alert you to new web site features. We may also evaluate our content and services and tailor our web site for visitors based on other information we collect such as IP addresses, pixel tags, and the type of Internet browser or operating system you are using. This information is collected in the aggregate, but we may tie it to your personal information through use of cookies.

We contract with numerous service providers to provide us with data collection and reports regarding customer activities on our web site. These service providers may use cookies on our behalf and may receive information about your browsing and buying activity. They may store visitor ID, city, state, zip code, and/or email address on our behalf. Under no circumstances may our service providers use your information other than in connection with providing services to us, so that our web site can become more useful and efficient. If you would like to opt-out of these particular services, please contact our webmaster.

We use any personal information that you provide to us so that we can process any orders that you place and follow up with you concerning the products that you purchase. We also use your personal information so that we may gather data and statistics concerning visitors to our web site and analyze such data to look for preferences and trends. Also, if you permit us to do so, we use your personal information so that we may inform you of new products, services and offers from us and from our partners.

We allow third-party companies to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web sites. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of material clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or similar technology to collect this information.

8. Children
We do not knowingly accept registrations or solicit Data from children who are ages 13 or younger. If we discover that we have unknowingly received personal Data from a child, we will delete the information from our database. For more information, please contact our webmaster.



9. Editing or Deleting Your Account Information

We provide you with the ability to edit the information in your user account that you provided to us during registration. You may request deletion of your information at any time.  Content or other data that you may have provided to us and that is not contained within your registration, such as posts that may appear within our forums, may continue to remain on our site at our discretion even though you requested them to be deleted.

10. Changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy
We may make changes to this Policy from time to time. We will notify you of substantial changes to this Policy either by posting an announcement on our sites and/or by sending a message to the e-mail address you have provided to us that is contained within your user settings.

11. Disclaimer

While this Privacy Policy states our standards for maintenance of Data and we will make efforts to meet them, we cannot guarantee these standards. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, we do not make any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of Data. The Mt. Peter Privacy Policy is provided on behalf of the previously listed web site, which is currently available, but changes, including additions, deletions and revisions of the web site we offer, may occur at any time.

12. Entire Agreement, Choice of Law, Forum Selection and Severability

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Mt. Peter and you relating to your use of the Mt. Peter website. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase Mt. Peter products through a third party service. In the event of any conflict between any such third party Terms of Service and these Terms of Service, these Terms of Service shall govern. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflicts of law principles.  Any lawsuit relating to or arising out of your use of Mt. Peter’s website or these Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy may only be brought in the New York State Supreme Court, County of Orange or the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

13. Contact Information
If you have any questions about this Policy or any of our web sites, please feel free to contact us at: 845-986-4940 or info@mtpeter.com.

Safety

At Mount Peter, skiing, snowboarding and tubing safety are priorities for everyone – employees, instructors and guests, alike. Each activity presents its own set of risks, and these can be heightened by weather and slope conditions. No one wants a day of fun to be ruined by careless or reckless behavior, so stay aware of your situation and surroundings, know your skill level and choose slopes accordingly, exercise good judgement and always extend courtesy to others. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the important policies laid out below, so you can help promote a culture of safety on the mountain.


New York State Article 18 Safety in Skiing Code

18-106. Duties of skiers and ski area operators with respect to inherent risks. It is recognized that skiing is a voluntary activity that may be hazardous regardless of all feasible safety measures that can be undertaken by ski area operators.

Accordingly:

1. Ski area operators shall have the following additional duties:
a. To post at every point of sale or distribution of lift tickets, whether on or off the premises of the ski area operator, a conspicuous "Warning to Skiers" relative to the inherent risks of skiing in accordance with regulations promulgated by the commissioner of labor pursuant to subdivision four of section eight hundred sixty-seven of the labor law, and to imprint upon all lift tickets sold or distributed, such text and graphics as the commissioner of labor shall similarly specify, which shall conspicuously direct the attention of all skiers to the required "Warning to Skiers";
b. To post at every point of sale or distribution of lift tickets at a ski area notice to skiers and passengers that this article prescribes certain duties for skiers, passengers and ski area operators, and to make copies of this article in its entirety available without charge upon request to skiers and passengers in a central location at the ski area;
c. To make available at reasonable fees, as required by subdivision thirteen of section 18-103 of this article, instruction and education for skiers relative to the risks inherent in the sport and the duties prescribed for skiers by this article, and to conspicuously post notice of the times and places of availability of such instruction and education in locations where it is likely to be seen by skiers; and
d. To post notice to skiers of the right to a refund to the purchaser in the form and amount paid in the initial sale of any lift ticket returned to the ski area operator, intact and unused, upon declaration by such purchaser that he or she is unprepared or unwilling to ski due to the risks inherent in the sport or the duties imposed upon him or her by this article.

2. Skiers shall have the following additional duties to enable them to make informed decisions as to the advisability of their participation in the sport:
a. To seek out, read, review and understand, in advance of skiing, a "Warning to Skiers" as shall be defined pursuant to subdivision five of section eight hundred sixty-seven of the labor law, which shall be displayed and provided pursuant to paragraph a of subdivision one of this section; and
b. To obtain such education in the sport of skiing as the individual skier shall deem appropriate to his or her level of ability, including the familiarization with skills and duties necessary to reduce the risk of injury in such sport.


Head's Up: Your Responsibility Code

Skiing can be enjoyed in many ways. At ski areas you may see people using alpine, snowboard, telemark, cross country and other specialized ski equipment, such as that used by disabled or other skiers. Regardless of how you decide to enjoy the slopes, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are elements of risk in skiing that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Observe the code listed below and share with other skiers the responsibility for a great skiing experience.

  • Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
  • People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  • You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
  • Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
  • Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
  • Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  • Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.

This is a partial list. Be safety conscious. Officially endorsed by the National Ski Areas Association.


Smart Style Program: Freestyle Terrain Safety Information

There are four main messages that are associated with Smart Style:

  1. Make A Plan - 
Every time you use freestyle terrain and make a plan for each feature you want to use. Your speed, approach and takeoff will directly affect your maneuver and landing.
  2. Look Before You Leap - 
Scope around the jumps first, not over them. Know your landings are clear and clear yourself out of the landing area. Your first lap through the Terrain Park should just be a ride-through to familiarize yourself with the area.
  3. Easy Style It 
- Start small and work your way up. (Inverted aerials are not recommended.)
  4. Respect Gets Respect
 - True from the lift line; throughout the ski area.

Watch the full Smart Style video at www.terrainparksafety.org.


Tubing Responsibility Code

There are elements of risk in tubing that can be greatly reduced by applying common sense and practicing personal awareness. Observe this code and share the responsibility for a great tubing experience it with other tubers.

  1. Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off the tubing slope when it is closed. No other sliding type apparatus such as sleds, toboggans, etc. are permitted. No skiers or snowboarders are allowed on the tubing slopes except Safety Patrollers.
  2. You must take responsibility for your own safety. If you are unsure of your ability to ride the tube safely, do not tube. Parents must be responsible for their children. Children shorter than 42” may not tube.
  3. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult with a valid tubing ticket. Adults may not just purchase a ticket and proceed to allow children into the park alone.
  4. Limit is one rider per tube. Two persons or more on a single tube is strictly prohibited. Parents may not ride while holding their children.
  5. No unsafe behavior is allowed. Tubers must remain seated on the tube at all times during a run.
  6. Do not start down the track until the previous tuber has cleared the bottom of the hill and you have been instructed by an attendant to start. Always leave a safe amount of room between yourself and other tubers.
  7. Tubers ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  8. After stopping at the bottom, look up the tubing run and stay out of the way of other tubers coming down the hill. Be especially alert while walking at the bottom toward the lift.
  9. If you fall off your tube, remount your tube and ride to the bottom or walk quickly to the bottom, staying alert for other tubers and slippery areas.
  10. Never leave your assigned track. If you become separated from your tube and it goes onto another track, follow the instructions of the attendant.
  11. If you have a collision with another tuber that results in an injury, it is your responsibility to stay at the collision site until the Safety Patrol arrives. Please cooperate with the Safety Patrol.
  12. Management reserves the right to refuse/revoke the tubing pass of anyone they feel is riding or behaving in an unsafe manner.
  13. Mount Peter is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged property.
  14. Wear appropriate clothing, including warm layers, waterproof pants and gloves, hat and sturdy boots with treaded soles. No ski boots or hard shelled boots allowed on the tubing run. Examples of unacceptable footwear include: women’s wedge boots, rain boots, sneakers, et cetera.
  15. Management may modify this code as necessary to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all visitors to the park.
  16. Alcoholic Beverages are prohibited in the tubing area.
  17. Dogs are not permitted on the premises.
  18. Mount Peter is not responsible for any topographical errors or omissions in any advertisement or other printed material.
  19. Any tickets purchased thru any vendor other than Mount Peter are not valid and will not be accepted at ticket counter.
  20. Upon entering Mount Peter your image or likeness may be used in promotional material for Mount Peter. Mount Peter reserve the right for your image or likeness to be used in its promotional material.

Violations of this code can lead to loss of tubing privileges, without warning and without refund. You can be legally liable for your actions.


NOTICE NO ANIMALS ALLOWED

Service Animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are Welcome.

The law* defines a Service Animal as any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability.

NOT service animals are those animals whose sole purpose is to provide emotional support, well-being, comfort, or companionship or to serve a crime deterrent.

Inquiries. A public entity shall not ask about the nature or extent of a person´s disability but may make two inquiries to determine whether an animal qualifies as a service animal.

  • A public entity may ask if the animal is required because of a disability and
  • what work or task the animal has been trained to

Animal under handler´s control. A service animal shall be under the control of its handler. A service animal shall have a harness, leash, or other tether, unless either the individual is unable because of a disability to use a harness, leash, or other tether, or the use of a harness, leash, or other tether would interfere with the service animal´s safe, effective performance of work or tasks, in which case the service animal must be otherwise under the handler´s control (e.g., voice control, signals, or other effective means).

Exceptions. A public entity may ask an individual with a disability to remove a service animal from the premises if—

  • The animal is out of control and the animal´s handler does not take effective action to control it; or
  • The animal is not housebroken.

* 28 C.F.R. Part 35.136 which also applies under 42 U.S.C. section794.

 

Mountain School Lesson Policy

Reservations for private lessons are strongly recommended. Walk-in private lessons will be scheduled subject to availability. A lift ticket is required to be on the snow and participate in any lesson program. Note that private lesson rates do not include the cost of a lift ticket or rental equipment.

You will be charged in full for your lesson or package at the time of booking. Lessons are non-refundable, but may be rescheduled subject to availability. To reschedule, you must notify Mount Peter within 24 hours of your scheduled start time. If you do not provide a minimum of 24 hours notice, you will not be refunded and the lesson will not be rescheduled. Please call (845) 986-4940 if you need to adjust your plan.

Please plan to arrive a minimum of 1 1/2 hours prior to your lesson to receive your lesson card and purchase your lift ticket. If you will be renting equipment, arrive a minimum of 2 hours prior to the lesson. Please bring your confirmation email and email receipt with you to the lesson.


Tickets & Passes

Tickets or passes purchased thru a vendor other than Mount Peter will not be accepted at ticket center.

Unlimited Passes are valid any time the mountain is open.

Mid-Week Season Passes not valid for day skiing during holiday periods, but may be used after 3 pm.

Black-Out Dates for Midweek Passes: 12/22/18-1/2/19; 1/19/19-1/21/19; 2/15/19-2/24/19
You must present an official form of identification to have your pass photo taken. Pass photos taken after January 2 will incur a $20 processing fee. Payment by cash, check or credit card. Mount Peter gift cards are not accepted for purchasing season passes or for programs.

Discounts are given on all paid Unlimited Season Passes and Senior Citizen Passes. Discounts are not given on Complimentary Passes, Mid-Week Passes and Tiny Tot Passes.
View Mount Peter Season Pass Policies here.

Mount Peter’s dates, hours of operation, rates and provisions are subject to change without notice, and no guarantee is made or implied regarding the number of operating days, which may be affected by weather. Mount Peter is not responsible for any typographical errors or omissions in any advertisement or other printed material.