Rules on the ski slopes

In order to make your holiday pleasant and relaxing the slopes also get rules ! Learn them, apply them and you'll enjoy more your skiing...

 

Respect for others

All slope-users must always behave in such a way that they do not endanger others nor harm them by their behaviour or their equipment.

Control of speed and behaviour

All slope-users must adapt their speed and behaviour to their personal capabilities as well as to the general conditions of the slope, weather, snow conditions and density of other slope-users existing at the time.

Choice of direction by the slope-user above

The slope-users who are higher up the slope are in a position which enables them to choose their trajectory. They must always make this choice in such a way that they do not endanger the slope-users below.

Overtaking

Overtaking may take place above or below, to the left or to the right, but must always be undertaken with sufficient space to take into account the evolution of movement of the shope-user being overtaken.
 

Entering, starting off from and crossing slopes

When ever entering, starting off from or crossing slopes, all slope-users must check visually up-hill and down to ensure that they can do so without endangering themselves or other slope-users.

Stopping

All slope-users must avoid stopping in narrow places or areas of restricted visibility. In the event of a fall, they should remove themselves from the slope as quickly as possible.

Walking up or downhill

Any slope-user who is obliged to move up or downhill on foot must keep to the side of the slope and ensure that neither he nor his equipement endangers other slope-users.

Respect for information, signs and sign-posting

All slope-users must respect information, concerning weather conditions, the condition of the slopes and of the snow. They must respect signs and signposting at all times.

Assistance

Any person who is a witness or instigator of an accident must give assistance. In particular, by giving the alert.
Should the need arise, and at the request of the mountain rescuers, he must place himself at their disposal.

Identification

Any person who is involved in, or witness to, an accident must identify themselves to the Piste Patrol (or Emergency Service) and to any others involved in the accident.
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