Is there anything more fantastic than gliding down on snow-covered slopes on a sunny day, breathing the crystal-clear mountain air and enjoy a perfect ski day on the pistes of Hochkössen ski resort? But you have to follow a few simple rules on the mountain, so that every day is a great ski day.
Safety first: Always safe on the slopes with the FIS rules on the mountain. Who goes first, where are you allowed to overtake, what do you have to do in case of an emergency? Read carefully all the important rules on the mountain before your first ski day.
1. Respect for Others
Be aware of all skiers around you and do not endanger them. The term ski includes all ski-like equipment, such as big foot, short carver, snowboard, snow bike ….
Control of Speed
Every skier must adapt their speed to the visibility, to their personal skill levels, to terrain, snow and weather conditions, and to the "traffic" on the pistes.
3. Choice of Route
Skiers approaching from behind must choose the route in such a way so not to endanger the skier ahead.
Overtaking is allowed from above, below and from the right or the left provided there is plenty of space for the overtaken skier to make any voluntary or involuntary movement.
5. Entering, Setting Off
Every skier who plans to enter the piste, or reenter the piste after having stopped, must first check above and below them to ensure that they can do so without causing danger to others.
Unless absolutely necessary, a skier must avoid stopping on the slope in narrow places or where visibility is restricted. After a fall in such a place, a skier must move clear of the slope as soon as possible.
7. Ascending and Descending
Skiers ascending or descending by foot must use the edge of the slope.
8. Respecting Signs and Markings
Every skier has to observe signs and markings.
9. Assisting at Accidents
Every skier has to assist at accidents
All those involved in an accident, including witnesses, have to exchange names and addresses.