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Rules FIS for Conduct

1. Respect for others

A skier or snowboarder must behave in uch a way that he does not endanger or rejudice others.

 

2. Control of speed and skiing or snowboarding

A skier or snowboarder must move in control. He must adapt his seed and manner of skiing or snowboarding to his personal ability and to the prevailing conditions of terrain, snow and weather as well as to the density of traffic.

 

3. Choice of route

A skier or snowboarder coming from behind must choose his route in such a way that he does not endanger skiers or snowboarders ahead.

 

 

4. Overtaking

A skier or snowboarder may overtake another skier or snowboarder above or below and to the right or to the left provided that he leaves enough space for the overtaken skier or snowboarder to make any voluntary or involuntary movement. 

 

5. Entering, starting and moving upwards

A skier or snowboarder entering a marked run, starting again after stopping or moving upwards on the slopes must look up and down the slopes that he can do so without endangering himself or others. 

 

6. Stopping on the slopes

Unless absolutely necessary, a skier or snowboarder mut avoid stopping on the slopes in narrow places or where visibility is restricted. After a fall in such a place, a skier or snowboarder must move clear of the slopes as soon as possible.

 

7. Climbing and descending on foot

A skir or snowboarder either climbing or descending on foot must keep to the side of the slopes.

 

8. Respect for signs and markings

A skier or snowboarder must respect all signs and markings.

 

 

9. Assistance

At accidents, every skier or snowboarders is duty bound to assist.

 

 

 

10. Identification

Every skier or snowboarder and witness, whether a responsible perty or not, must exchange names and addresses following an accident.