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As skiers and snowboarders, at one point in time we've probably had an unpleasant encounter with a fellow rider on the slopes. Maybe we've been cut off, encountered a traffic jam midway down, or been shoved out of the way by someone trying to meet up with their buddy who's ahead of you in the lift line. The bottom line? When we're skiing or snowboarding we're also sharing the mountain with a ton of other people. In order for everyone to have a safe and rewarding experience on the slopes, we need to be respectful and observe certain standards of etiquette. Here are some tips for skiing and snowboarding with proper “shred-iquette”. While we're going to delve a bit further into these concepts and add a few of our own, here's a link to the Skier’s Responsibility Code, published by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) and the National Ski Patrol (NSP).