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Lost Valley Covid-19 Procedures

Here’s the basics of what you need to know

Updated 12/16/20 KEEP OUR SEASON SAFE & OPEN

–If your sick, experiencing flu-like symptoms or have been exposed to someone with Covid-19 in the past 14 days, please stay home.

–No Outside Food or Beverage in the lodge or on the outdoor deck/patio area, please brown bag in your vehicle

–Dress appropriately to be outside more than usual and don’t forget your face covering.

–Lessons must be reserved in advanced online at https://www.lostvalleyski.com/lessons/

–Additional outdoor seating has been added but bringing your own folding chair may be something to consider…especially if it has a cup holder 😉

Face Coverings are REQUIRED in Ticket Lines, anywhere in the lodge except when seated eating or drinking, Lift Lines & Unload, Warming Huts and other areas where social distancing is not possible.  BE PREPARED & PATIENT

–Advanced, Online Lift Ticket/Trail Passes, Rental Equipment, Lessons & Maine Family Snow Tube Park passes are required.

Lodge Capacity is limited to 100 people at any time. Guests will be allowed to access the lodge for short periods of time to: Gear up & down in the basement, access lockers/basement cubbies, use restrooms, get grab and go food, pickup rental equipment, warm up for short periods of time.  Face Coverings are required at all times except when seated eating/drink. Please limit time inside to allow for others to access the lodge.

–GRAB & GO FOOD Order ahead of time online and pickup at our outdoor deck pickup window (best cell service is at the top of the mountain) or order before you even leave your house! Order online at https://www.talech.com/biz/ordering/410378/Lost-Valley-Brew-Pub-AUBURN-ME

–Our brewpub area is open for sit down dining with a limiting menu and on a first come first serve basis based off lodge capacity. Please limit visit to 45 minutes to allow for other guests whenever possible

–Outdoor warming huts are located at 2 locations: Top of Lift one: Five County Credit Union Warming Hut. Between lift one and two in the base Area: Amnet Realty Warming Hut

–Outdoor Bar & Food: Whenever possible we will have outdoor food and beverage operations, and will always have and an outdoor pickup/order window available on the deck

Online Ordering from our grab and go is available with an outdoor pickup/order window on the deck

–RV parking spots are available in the overflow lot on your right hand side, before the main gate. There are no hookups. Overnighting is allowed

SKI WELL, BE WELL  CAN HELP US GET BACK TO THE SLOPES

BEST PRACTICES FOR LOW RISK RECREATION

The National Ski Areas Association supports a thoughtful return to outdoor winter recreation. An advisory group of ski industry leaders developed the Ski Well, Be Well operational best practices based on scientific guidelines from experts. These practices can be adapted to each ski area’s unique operation, and can be scaled according to the appropriate local COVID-19 response.

Your health and safety, and that of all our guests, employees and communities, is what we value most, and is the guiding influence for these best practices.

READ THE FULL DOCUMENT

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WHAT WE'RE DOING TO PROMOTE YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY

Ski School & Lesson Covid Planning

Our hugely popular ski school is ready to safely handle guests, run lesson programs and expose new people to our outdoor sports.  Our ski school is working on additional measures to keep our lesson takers, instructors & community safe.  Read their covid safety-related procedures and more on the Lessons FAQ Page.

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Face Coverings Must Be Worn Whenever Physical Distancing Cannot Be Achieved.

Ski Areas Have Hundreds Of Acres Of Open Terrain For Recreation.

 

Physical Distancing Protocols Will Be In Place For Both Indoor And Outdoor Spaces.

Ski Areas Will Conduct Daily Employee Wellness Checks And Have Protocols For Those Exhibiting Symptoms.

Ski Area Staff Commit To Increased Cleaning And Disinfecting Of High-Touch Areas.

Ski Lifts Provide Constant Airflow And Can Be Loaded To Allow For Physical Distancing.

Health And Wellness

Outdoor recreation, including skiing and snowboarding, is proven to improve mental and physical health of participants. “Research is showing that being outside in a mountain environment can boost our immune systems as well as our mental health and well-being,” says Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix: How Being in Nature Can Make us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative.

Read a Letter from our GM, Winter 2020/21 plans