The US Terrain Park Council (USTPC) is a non-profit entity which exists to provide an open, collaborative environment to promote research and education related to resort terrain parks. The mission of the USTPC is to provide a litigation-neutral forum to publicly discuss and analyze the controllable aspects of terrain parks to minimize user risk, increase public awareness, and to educate resort management and terrain park patrons as to best practices in the industry.

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Joint Meeting of IOC and FIS on Freestyle Skiing/Snowboarding Safety

USTPC President, Jim McNeil, was invited to contribute to a special meeting of the International Olympic Committee and the International Ski Federation in Lausanne, Switzerland, to examine safety issues...


Oregon Senate Committee kills proposed new Ski Liability Law,

The Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee failed to pass a proposed measure to modify Oregon's ski liability law that was opposed by USTPC...


USTPC website fix

Following an "upgrade" by USTPC's web service provider, the secure web features were accidently disabled...


Oregon Senate Bill 849 Considers Modifications to Ski Liability Law

Following the Oregon Supreme Court's ruling in Bagley v. Mt. Bachelor, Senators Knopp, Buehler, and Thomsen have introduced SB 849 which seeks to amend Oregon's ski liability laws...


International Sports Engineering Association Winter School

USTPC President, Jim McNeil, was invited once again to lead a module in the ISEA's Winter School in San Vito,...


Meeting of the ASTM F27 Task Group on Terrain Park Jumps

The ASTM F27 Task Group seeking to develop standards for terrain park jumps met in Denver on January 27...


Oregon Supreme Court Rejects Liability Waiver

In a broad ruling in Baglry v. Mt. Bachelor the Oregon Supreme Court overturned the lower court's summary judgment in favor of Mt. Bachelor.


Meeting of the ASTM F27 Task Group on Terrain Park Jumps

The ASTM Task Group developing standards for terrain park jumps met in again in Burlington, Vt. on July 22...


ISSS Meeting in Bariloche, Argentina

The International Society for Skiing Safety met in Bariloche, Argentina...