It may be March, but with wacky weather patterns plaguing most of the U.S., it looks like ski season isn't going to end any time soon. This is why it's important to brush up on your ski safety, and to know what your rights are if you get hurt.
So, if you're heading up to the slopes in the near future, keep in mind these tips for avoiding a ski accident. And if you've already been in one, jump down below to learn about your rights.
1. Buddy up and stay close. If you're off the beaten path, it's important not to go at it alone. Bring a partner. It's also suggested that you keep one another in sight, especially in deep snow. This way, if you're involved in a skiing accident, Mt. Shasta News explains that someone can rescue you. Or, at the very least, dig your head out. After all, a skiing accident is better than a fatal skiing accident.