Out-of-Bounds Skiing

North Country News
6:20 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Out of Bounds Bill Loses its Edge

Vermont Skiing
Credit John Atkinson/Ski Vermont

Following a morning of testimony, it appears that legislation proposing a fine on skiiers who go off trails, get lost and require rescue will not move out of committee this year.

The Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee took testimony Tuesday morning on a bill that proposes that “a criminal trespass charge be brought against a person who requires rescue for skiing off a designated ski trail.”  A $500-fine would also be imposed.

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