FIS Rules at wurzeralm

Stay safe on every slope

Safety first – that’s especially true for winter sports! Do you know the FIS rules of conduct? No? Then it’s high time!

Read them now and observe these rules when skiing Wurzeralm!

Im Skigebiet Wurzeralm steht das Skivergnügen mit der ganzen Familie an erster Stelle.  | © Ooet Erber
Das Skigebiet Wurzeralm bietet einige leichte Pisten, um den Kids das Skifahren zu erlernen.
Mit spielerischen Hilfsmitteln erlernen die Kids das Skifahren auf der Wurzeralm.
sunrise landscape of ski area Wurzeralm in winter

FIS Rules on the mountain

Safe skiing at Wurzeralm ski resort

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 ….

2. 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.

4. Overtaking

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 re-enter the piste after having stopped, must first check above and below them to ensure that they can do so without causing danger to others.

6. Stopping

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

10. ID

All those involved in an accident, including witnesses, have to exchange names and addresses.