Drone & Photography Policy

General Photography Policy
Personal photography is allowed across the resort and at all resort events.  All commercial and media filming, video and photography, requires prior approval from Sugarloaf's Marketing Department.

UAV (Drone) Policy
Due to safety and privacy concerns, Sugarloaf prohibits the operation of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, on or above resort property without the prior written authorization from Sugarloaf. This prohibition includes drones used for filming or still photography, as well as any drone use by media or journalists operating above or within the area boundaries. This prohibition extends to any devices launched or operated from Resort property, as well as any launched from private property outside of the Resort boundaries.

Authorization for drone use will require proof of FAA remote pilot certification, a certificate of insurance covering unmanned aircraft and naming Boyne USA Inc as an additional insured with minimum limits of two million dollars per occurrence, and a signed Drone Operation Agreement. Please complete the form below and provide this documentation if you wish to apply for authorization.  Any violation of this policy can be reported to the FAA and may involve suspension of your access privileges to the Resort, the revocation of your season pass, and confiscation of any prohibited equipment.

Violators will be subject to any liability for damages, including, but not limited to, damages for trespass, violations of privacy, and physical injuries to persons and/or property, as well as legal fees

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