Overview

It’s a shared responsibility – We are in this together!

We hope you and your family are staying safe this summer. We are open this summer with cross country mountain biking & hiking. Thank you for your cooperation to help reduce the spread, and protecting our guests, community and employees.  Face coverings (masks) are required when entering Mt. Van Hoevenberg.  Please follow mask use and social distancing guidance at all times when visiting Belleayre.


Expectations for guests visiting Mt. Van Hoevenberg:

Practice social distancing – Wherever possible, please respect other guest’s space by maintaining six (6) feet apart from other guests that not members of your party and to use face coverings as directed. We will have signage and decals to ensure guests remain six (6) feet apart.

  • Face coverings – Anytime individuals come within six feet of another person, excluding family members of the same household, acceptable face coverings must be worn. Please also wear face coverings while waiting in lines and inside any buildings.
  • Clean your hands frequently – Soap and water are available in the restrooms. Avoid touching your face and minimize touching surfaces.  Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the mountain and the beach.
  • If you arrived together, you can recreate together – groups will not be allowed to congregate unless you are all from the same household or arrive together in the same vehicle.
  • Purchase online – you can purchase Cross Country Mountain Biking Day Passes & Rentals through our online store. Credit card transactions are highly recommended for in-person transactions.
  • Stay home if sick – If you are sick or experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms please stay home.

Expectations from Mt. Van Hoevenberg to our guests:

  • Hand sanitizer stations – When you are not able to wash your hands, we have placed hand sanitizing stations throughout our venue.
  • Face Coverings – All employees will be wearing face coverings (masks).
  • Health Screenings – Employees undergo daily health screening and receive appropriate training to ensure safety.  If an employee is sick, they will be required to stay home.
  • Enhanced Cleaning and Sanitization – High-touch surfaces will be frequently cleaned and disinfected including gondola cabins and our public restrooms.
  • State, County, and Federal Guidelines – Belleayre and the ORDA resorts will be following guidelines recommended by New York State, County, and CDC.
  • Reducing Capacity – To maintain social distancing, we will be reducing capacity where necessary.

Hiking Information

  • Face coverings are required when a six (6) foot distance cannot be maintained among individuals unless they are family members or in the same household.
  • You are welcome to use any of our hiking trails for free.
  • Hiking trails are not regularly monitored or checked at the end of the day.

XC Mountain Biking Information

  • Face coverings are required when a six (6) foot distance cannot be maintained among individuals unless they are family members or in the same household.
  • All riders must complete an Assumption of Risk Agreement in advance of hitting the trails. If you plan to purchase Trail Passes and Rentals (optional) online, you will sign this form as part of the checkout path. You may also complete the Assumption of Risk Agreement in person at the Biathlon Lodge if purchasing in person.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required – no sandals or flip flops.