Alpine Responsibility Code

  1. It is your responsibility to prevent on hill accidents. Always stay in control.
    You must be able to stop or avoid other people or objects. It is forbidden to ski within the resort boundaries with baby carriers. 
  2. Adjust your speed to match the conditions. 
    Adapt to changing conditions such as difficult terrain, piste conditions and skier density. 
  3. People ahead of you have the right-of-way.
    It is your responsibility to avoid them. 
  4. Passing/ Overtaking
    Do not pass people too close at high speed, you may not be able to avoid them if they fall or make an unexpected sharp turn. It is forbidden to ski 'straight lined' down the mountain. 
  5. Before starting downhill or merging onto a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
  6. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
    Stopping under convex rolls should be avoided at all times, as others cannot see you. If you fall and have to stop in such a place, have someone stop above you to protect you from oncoming traffic.
  7. Traveling by foot
    All foot passengers must remain on the outmost side of the ski pistes. Be aware of your surroundings and yield to skier traffic.
  8. Always use proper devices to prevent runaway equipment.
    It is your responsibility to have functioning ski brakes, snowboard retaining devices and make sure your gear is secure when taken off your feet. 
  9. Observe and obey all posted signs and warnings.
    Also use common sense for your safety and the safety of others. Realize that signs do change with conditions.
  10. If you are involved in or witness a collision or accident, you must remain at the scene and are obliged to help.
    The involved parties are also obliged to give personal contact information in the event of an accident.