If You or a Traveling Companion are unable to Ski during the Trip due to 50% or more of the Trails closing for at least twenty-four (24) consecutive hours, (excluding night Skiing), from lack of snow cover or stormy weather during the Trip, the Company will reimburse You (on a pro-rated basis) the value of Your or the Traveling Companion’s pre-paid Ski tickets for each day of the closure or reduction in Trails during the Trip up to the Maximum Benefit shown on the Confirmation of Coverage.
“Ski” or “Skiing” means winter recreation of snow skiing, snowboarding, or telemarking on Trail systems as accessed by a prepaid use ticket for lifts and/or use or admission, but does not include cross country skiing, back country skiing, heliskiing, extreme skiing, snowcat skiing, ski-jumping, off-piste skiing, tubing, luging, half-pipes, terrain parks, or other snow play activities either on or off Trails.
“Trails” means named skier paths as designated for downhill travel as shown on a resort trail map using the international difficulty rating Trails does not include connecting paths or cross-overs between downhill trails, trails that are outside the established marked and patrolled boundaries of a ski resort, or areas designated as unsafe or closed by ski resort management for avalanche control work.
a. Benefits begin on the later of the date You or the Traveling Companion arrive at the resort and begin to Ski or the date You or the Traveling Companion have a valid Ski lift ticket;
b. This Benefit does not apply to reimbursement for season passes or towards night Skiing;
c. This Benefit is eligible to Skiing that takes place between December 1 and March 31 only;
d. Maximum Benefit is equal to the lesser of two (2) days or the amount noted on the Confirmation of Coverage.
You or the Traveling Companion must provide a copy of the pre-paid Ski lift ticket receipts and reports from the Ski Resort or Mountain stating the date, length of time, number and reason of Trail closures for which You or the Traveling Companion are submitting a claim.