Ten Commandments of Skiing :)

FIS rules regarding skiers´ and snowboarders´ behavior, 1990:

1. Tactfulness to other skiers and snowboarders; Each skier and snowboarder has to behave in a way he/she doesn´t endanger or harm the others.
2. Speed and way of riding regulation; Each skier and snowboarder has to have an overview of what is happening in front of him/her. He/she has to adjust speed based on his/her abilities and possibilities, terrain, snow conditions as well as based on density of riders.
3. Choosing the riding track; Skier and snowboarder coming from back has to choose his/her riding track in a way that he/she won´t endanger skier/snowboarder in front of him/her.
4. Overtaking; It is allowed to overtake from both sides, right and left with a sufficient distance in a way that skier or snowboarder who is being overtaken has a sufficient space.
5. Entering the slope – Each skier and snowboarder who wants to continue in ride after stopping is obliged to take a look up and down the slope in order to he/she doesn´t endanger himself/herself and the others.
6. Stopping – Each skier and snowboarder has to avoid a situation when he/she is stopping without reason, especially at narrow and disarranged spot. Skier and snowboarder who has fell down has to leave such a spot as quickly as possible.
7. Ascent and descent – Skier and snowboarder who is ascending or descending the slope on foot has to use the edge of the slope.
8. Signs respecting – Each skier and snowboarder has to respect signs and alerting.
9. Aid offering; Each skier and snowboarder is obliged to offer first aid in case of injury.
10. Showing identity; Each skier and snowboarder has to show identity in case of injury regardless he/she is a witness, participant, a responsible person or none of these.

Operator of ski slope is authorized to prohibit an activity at ski track to a person who hasn´t kept the rules of behaving at ski track. Employees of cableway and vicarious persons by an operator are authorized to prohibit activity in name of an operator.

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