Conditions of Use

Conditions of Use

Access Pass, Lesson, Clinic, Rental and Camping Refund Policy

 

All access passes, lessons, clinics, rentals, and camping are non-refundable.* Reservations may be rescheduled to a different available date in the 2021/2022 season and/or transferred to another eligible individual up to 72 hours in advance of the reservation. Service fees may be incurred per rescheduling transaction. In order to reschedule please email info@bluebirdbackcountry.com. 

 

*If a guest is sick with COVID-19 symptoms, Bluebird Backcountry will reschedule as availability allows within the 2021/2022 season or issue a refund, minus any transaction fees. In order to cancel due to sickness, please call or email Bluebird Backcountry before or on the day of your reservation. Due to safety precautions, guests are asked not to cancel in-person at the Base Area Lodge for any reason.

 

Pass Pack Return Policy

 

Bluebird Backcountry 4-Packs and 10-Packs have no blackout days and are transferable all season long. If you’re not able to use one or more of your passes, you can give them to someone else who can. For this reason, we cannot offer refunds on 4-Packs or 10-Packs for any reason––no exceptions. To be extra clear: no refunds will be given for unused days, lost or stolen passes/codes, pandemics or unplanned closures, snow conditions or weather, natural disasters or other acts of God, sickness or any other reason.

 

Bluebird Backcountry allows no more than 200 guests on the mountain each day. Pass Pack holders will be given early access to book rentals, and lessons prior to non-passholder bookings. Pass Pack holders are not required to make a reservation. 

All initial passholders and pass-transfer guests are required to complete a liability waiver, carry all of the requisite safety equipment, and meet the age eligibility requirements prior to accessing the mountain.

 

Passes must be used during the 2021–2022 season.

 

Season Pass Return Policy

 

Season passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. However, if Bluebird Backcountry is closed for a substantial portion of the season (14 operating days or more) we will offer a prorated credit or refund.

 

We can’t offer refunds based on individual circumstances. However, if you don’t use your season pass at all in 2021–2022, we will give you a credit in full for next year’s pass.

 

All season passholders are required to complete a liability waiver, carry all of the requisite safety equipment, and meet the age eligibility requirements prior to accessing the mountain.

 

AIARE Course Refund Policy

 

We know the world is changing rapidly and understand that our guests might be nervous about booking a course months in advance. If you find that you need to cancel or change your avalanche course reservation, please give us as much notice as possible so we can try to fill your spot. Our refund policy is:

 

  • Cancellations 30+ days out from the start date of the course: We can reschedule (availability dependent) or issue a refund minus 10% fee

  • Cancellations 7 to 30 days out: Cost is non-refundable, but can be rescheduled (availability dependent) with an additional 10% fee

  • Cancellations less than 7 days out*: No refunds or reschedules

 

Course purchases must be used during the 2021–2022 season and cannot be rescheduled for a future season.

 

All course participants are required to complete a liability waiver, carry all of the requisite safety equipment, and meet the age eligibility requirements prior to accessing the mountain.

 

*If you are sick with COVID-19 symptoms, please call us as soon as possible, and we’ll reschedule as availability allows or issue a refund.

Weather:

Bluebird Backcountry does not anticipate cancelling an avalanche course due to adverse weather.  In the event of unsafe conditions or extreme weather events, Bluebird Backcountry reserves the right to adjust the format, move the course venue and/or cancel or reschedule the course under the terms of the Bluebird Backcountry Cancellation policy.

Bluebird Backcountry Cancellation:

While we do not anticipate any cancellations, Bluebird Backcountry reserves the right to cancel an avalanche course for any reason, including regulatory COVID-19 mandates. If Bluebird Backcountry cancels a course, we will provide you with as much notice as possible; however, please note cancellations may come at any time, including on the day of the course. In the event of a cancelation directed by Bluebird Backcountry, we will provide you with the following options:

  • An opportunity to reschedule to a future course within the 2021/2022 season, availability dependent; OR

  • A 100% credit for any future Bluebird Backcountry product(s), valid for one calendar year from the cancellation date; OR

  • A 100% refund of the course cost.

Bluebird Backcountry is not responsible for reimbursement of any supplemental costs associated with your expected participation in the canceled course. This includes, but is not limited to, travel, lodging and equipment expenses. If you rented your touring and/or avalanche equipment from Bluebird Backcountry for the course, we will refund you for the days not used.

To cancel your avalanche course registration, please email us at info@bluebirdbackcountry.com

 

Guided Skiing Refund Policy

 

We know the world is changing rapidly and understand that our guests might be nervous about booking guided skiing days weeks or months in advance. We require reservations at least 14 days in advance, and bookings are subject to guide availability and mountain capacity limits. If you find that you need to cancel or change your guided skiing reservation, please give us as much notice as possible, as our guided skiing experiences are personalized to suit individual customers. Our refund policy is:

 

  • Cancellations 30+ days out from the start date of the guided day: We can reschedule (availability dependent) or issue a refund minus 10% fee

  • Cancellations 14 to 30 days out: Cost is non-refundable, but can be rescheduled (availability dependent) with an additional 10% fee

  • Cancellations less than 14 days out*: No refunds or reschedules

 

Guided skiing purchases must be used during the 2021–2022 season and cannot be rescheduled for a future season.

All participants are required to complete a liability waiver, carry all of the requisite safety equipment, and meet the age eligibility requirements prior to accessing the mountain.

*If you're sick with COVID-19 symptoms, please contact us as soon as possible, and we'll reschedule as availability allows or issue a refund.

Weather:

Bluebird Backcountry does not anticipate cancelling a guided day due to adverse weather.  In the event of unsafe conditions or extreme weather events, Bluebird Backcountry reserves the right to adjust the format, move the guided venue and/or cancel or reschedule the day under the terms of the Bluebird Backcountry Cancellation policy.

Bluebird Backcountry Cancellation:

While we do not anticipate any cancellations, Bluebird Backcountry reserves the right to cancel a guided day for any reason, including regulatory COVID-19 mandates. If Bluebird Backcountry cancels a guided day, we will provide you with as much notice as possible; however, please note cancellations may come at any time, including day-of. In the event of a cancelation directed by Bluebird Backcountry, we will provide you with the following options:

  • An opportunity to reschedule to a future course within the 2021/2022 season, availability dependent; OR

  • A 100% credit for any future Bluebird Backcountry product(s), valid for one calendar year from the cancellation date; OR

  • A 100% refund of the course cost.

Bluebird Backcountry is not responsible for reimbursement of any supplemental costs associated with your expected participation in the canceled guided day. This includes, but is not limited to, travel, lodging and equipment expenses. If you rented your touring and/or avalanche equipment from Bluebird Backcountry for the course, we will refund you for the days not used.

To cancel your guided day registration, please email us at info@bluebirdbackcountry.com.

 

Conditions Related Closures and Highway Closures

 

Occasionally extreme weather conditions (avalanche conditions, snow, wind, thaws or similar) may cause Bluebird Backcountry to close the entire mountain for the day. Occasionally CDOT closes Bluebird access highways (Highway 14 between Muddy Pass and Walden and Highway 40 between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs) due to road conditions. Bluebird will issue refunds or credits to guests if the entire mountain is closed or inaccessible for the day. Unfortunately we cannot issue refunds if the mountain is inaccessible for part of the day, or if Bluebird is accessible from either Kremmling or Steamboat Springs on Highway 40/14.

 

Merchandise Return Policy

 

If you are looking to return your order for whatever reason, we are here to help! We offer free returns within 30 days of placing your order. As soon as your qualified product(s) arrive here at Bluebird Backcountry, we will refund your original payment method.

 

Please note the following exceptions to our return policy:

  • Discounted items are final and cannot be returned or exchanged

  • Returned items must have tags still on and no visible signs of wear or use

 

To initiate a return, please fill out our Return Request form. We will reply promptly with more information on how to complete your return.

 

Additional Information:

  • Your refund will be processed within one week of receiving your qualified returned item(s)

  • Bluebird Backcountry does not refund original or return shipping costs

  • Lost or damaged returns will not be refunded

 

Questions? Email us at info@bluebirdbackcountry.com