Ski Areas Safety Grades

California Ski Areas

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Grades Shown and linked are developed by the  Snow Sports Safety Foundation

Colorado Ski Areas

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Colorado Ski Areas will be evaluated in the 2018/19 ski season.  Meanwhile a Provisional Grading has been developed, shown here

Utah Ski Areas

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to come in 2019/20

Eastern Ski Areas

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Future Evaluations to come

Canada Ski Areas

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 Future Evaluations to come 

FAQs

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How were the Provisional Grades for Colorado established?

  1. Using data from the Summit Daily series 'Whiteout' a metric that involves the 10 year fatality count, skier visits, acres, and skier density was generated.  Ski areas were compared and a mean, upper/lower standard deviation bound calculated.  Those better/worse than the bounds were assigned grades.