Winter use of the North Campus area has designated ski, walking and snowshoe and dog friendly trails, during the summer trails are multi-use. Users are encouraged to follow trail etiquette and respect everyone’s right to use the trails. Things to remember when out and about in the North Campus Area:
- Tread lightly
- Stay on designated trails
- Do not disturb research projects, plots, markers or equipment
- No camping
- No fires
- Respect the wildlife. Enjoy watching, but don’t hassle them
- No hunting or trapping
- Only authorized vehicles allowed access, when conditions allow
- Carry in, carry out. Please respect the area, don’t litter
UAF Pet Policy (excerpt of UAF Policy 05.09.001)
- The animal shall be restrained at all times.
- The animal handler or owner shall be responsible for the immediate disposal of animal waste
- Animals may not be tethered to University buildings, structures, motor vehicles, trees, railings, light poles, benches, parking meters, posts, etc.
- The handler or owner shall assume all financial responsibility for damage to property or injury to individuals caused by the animal.
Winter Use/Ski Trail Etiquette
- No walking, snowshoeing, biking or dogs on designated ski trails
- Carry a trail map and be familiar with it
- Try not to skate ski over the classic tracks
- Let others know that you are approaching them from behind by calling out “track” or “on your left”
- Move off the trail as quickly as possible after a fall to avoid collisions
- Fill in any holes made after a fall
- Downhill skiers have the right of way
- Follow the direction of the trail, ski to the right on two-way trails
- Move off the trail to allow grooming equipment to pass
- Remember that you too were once a beginner
- Enjoy the trails!
- Summer trails are open to all non-motorized use
- Wet and muddy areas are more vulnerable to damage. When the trail is soft, avoid the area