Ski area operator not responsible for mutations of nature

December 12, 2014

  • 315T Public Amusement and Entertainment
  • 315TIV Personal Injuries
  • 315TIV(B) Defenses, Mitigating Circumstances and Statutory Limitations of Liability
  • 315Tk125 Assumption of Risk
  • 315Tk126 In general

12-12-14Under Vermont law, ski area operator is not charged with duty of preventing or warning patrons of uncontrollable “mutations of nature” such as dense fog at mountaintop.

Covel v. Mt. Mansfield Co., Inc., 655 N.Y.S.2d 154, (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept., 1997)