What does 'Snow Sport' mean in the PDS?

'Snow Sports' means:

  • Recreational skiing and snowboarding
  • Big foot skiing and snowboarding
  • Cross-country skiing and snowboarding (along a designated cross-country ski route only)
  • Ice hockey (not competitive)
  • Ice skating
  • Lugeing (on ice provided by a commercial operator and available to the general public only)
  • Mono skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Terrain park skiing and snowboarding (areas available to the general public only)
  • Tobogganing 

The following activities are covered but must be done with a professional snow sports instructor: 

  • Off-piste skiing or snowboarding
  • Backcountry skiing and snowboarding
  • Cat skiing and snowboarding
  • Glacier skiing and snowboarding
  • Heli-skiing and snowboarding (provided by a commercial operator and available to the general public only) 

We will not pay any claim or loss even if you have purchased the Snow Sports Plus Policy: 

  • Related to or arising from ski or snowboard racing (including training); ski or snowboard acrobatics, freestyle skiing or snowboarding; 
  • Backcountry, cat, glacier or heli-skiing or snowboarding without a professional snow sport instructor; and 
  • Cross-country skiing outside of a designated cross-country ski route; bobsleighing; parascending (over snow). 

For more information, refer to our Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).

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