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Respect for Others
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has defined and published rules covering all snowsports participants. These have established a legal precedent. Failure to abide by these rules can result in your lift pass being confiscated and you may be banned from using station installations and slopes.

If you ignore or abuse these rules and your actions cause injury or death you may also be charged with criminal negligence or manslaughter!
Summary of the FIS Rules:

• Slope users must not endanger others.

• Adapt your speed and behaviour to your ability and to the prevailing conditions.

• The slope user in front always has priority.

• When overtaking, leave space for those in front to manoeuvre.

• Check uphill and downhill before you enter, start, or cross a piste.

• Only stop at the sides of the piste. If you have fallen, clear the slope quickly.

• When moving up or down a slope on foot, keep to the sides of the piste.

• Respect all piste and station information signs.

• In the case of accidents, always offer assistance.

• You must give your identity to the Piste Patrol, to the emergency services and
   to accident victims when requested to do so.
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