FIS Code

The FIS Rules apply to all Skiers and Snowboarders. The Skier or Snowboarder is obliged to be familiar with and to respect them. Skiing and Snowboarding like all sports entail risks.

1. Respect for others. 

Skiers and snowboarders must behave in such a way that they do not endager or prejuidice others.  skiers and snowboarders are responsible not only for their own behaviour but also for defective equipment.

2. Control of speed

Skiers & Snowboarders must move in control. They must adapt their speed & manner of skiing or boarding to their personal ability & prevailing conditions of terrain, snow & weather as well as to the density of traffic.

3. Choice of route

Skiers and boarders must choose their route in such a way that they do not endanger other skiers or boarders.  The skier or snowboarder in front has priority.

4. Overtaking

Skiers or boarders may overtake another proveided that they leave enough space for the overtaken skier or boarder to make any voluntary or involuntary movement.

5. Entering

Starting & moving, a skier or boarder entering a marked run, Starting after stopping or moving upwards on the slopes must look up and down the slopes that they can do so without endangering themselves or others.

6. Stopping

Unless absolutely necessary, a skier or snowboarder must avoid stopping on the piste in narrow places or where visibility is restricted,  after a fall in such a place, a skier or snowboarder must move clear of the piste as soon a possible,  one must not stop in narrow places or where it is difficult to be seen from above.

7.climbing & descending

On foot a skier or boarder either climbing or descending on foot must keep to the side of the piste. moving against the general direction poses unexpected obstacles for other skiers and boarders.  Footprints damage the piste and can cause danger to skiers and boarders

8. Respect for signs

Respect for signs and markings, a skier or boarder must respect all signs and markings.

9. Assistance at accidents.

Every skier or snowboarder is duty bound to assist.

10. Identification

Every skier or snowboard is a witness, whether a responsible party or not, must exchange names and address following an accident witnessed.