International Ski Association rules for the winter sports enthusiast, to ensure safety on the slopes.
- Respect for Others: all skiers must act in a way in which they do not endanger or hurt others.
- Control of Speed and Skiing: a skier must adapt their speed and way of skiing to their personal ability and to the prevailing conditions of snow, terrain and weather.
- Control of Direction: a skier coming from above must take a direction or path which assures the safety of skiers below.
- Overtaking: it is permitted to overtake a skier on either side, providing you leave sufficient room.
- Crossing the Slope: a skier who wishes to enter or cross a ski slope must ensure that they do so without endangering others.
- Stopping: never stop in constricted areas or places with poor visibility. In the event of a fall, move to the side as soon as possible.
- Respect for signals: skiers must obey all signs.
- Conduct at Accidents: at an accident, it is everyone’s duty to assist.
- Proof of Identification: witnesses must show identification and establish their identity if a report of an accident is required.