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Home Approved Devices Snow Bike Policy
Approved Devices Snow Bike Policy

Snow Bike Policy

Snow Bike Policy Details

  • Equipment used will be designed for and fit for the intended purpose.
  • Attachments, pivots, connections must all be engineered solutions.
  • Chairlift restraint bar must be used when transporting snow bikes.
  • Rider must use a safety leash.
  • Snow bike must be able to securely stay on chair with no assistance from the rider.
  • Rider and snow bike must be able to go through lift lines without causing interruptions.
  • Snow bikes are not allowed in Terrain Parks of any size.
  • Snow bike must not be motorized for use with traditional ski/snowboard users.

Rider Responsibility

  • Rider must glide on and off the lift. 
  • Rider must adhere to the NSAA responsibility code as outlined below:

NSAA Responsibility Code

  • 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.

Know the Code: It's Your Responsibility

Area Limitations

  • Load and Unload speeds should meet ANSI B77.1 standards for foot passengers when the rider is not wearing skis on their feet.  Fixed grip lifts will need to be slowed for loading and unloading ski bikes.

A violation of this policy will result in your snow bike riding privileges being revoked with no refund issued.

  Boyne Resorts Ski Patrol reserves the right to stop the activity that they deem dangerous to the customer or other customers.  You must always obey their directions.