Ein schöne Panoramaussicht vom Skigebiet Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
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Fis rules at Hochkar

Stay Safe on every Slope

You have to follow a few simple rules on the mountain, so that every day is a great ski day. FIS comprised the most important ones, which are, of course, valid at Hochkar ski resort. Whether it is respect for others, help at accidents or obligation of identification: keep these principles in mind and you will have a lot of fun skiing!

Der Rennlauf von Kathi Gallhuber in der Skiregion Hochkar. | © Gepa
Am Hochkar einen wunderschönen Blick ins Tal genießen. | © Alex Kaiser
Ein schöne Panoramaussicht vom Skigebiet Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
Skivergnügen auf höchster Stufe erwartet euch am Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger

Rules of conduct for Hochkar slopes

1. Respect for Others

Be aware of all skiers around you and do not endanger them. The term ski includes all ski-like equipment, such as big foot, short carver, snowboard, snow bike ….

2. Control Of Speed

Every skier must adapt their speed to the visibility, to their personal skill levels, to terrain, snow and weather conditions, and to the "traffic" on the pistes.

3. Choice of Route

Skiers approaching from behind must choose the route in such a way so not to endanger the skier ahead.

4. Overtaking

Overtaking is allowed from above, below and from the right or the left provided there is plenty of space for the overtaken skier to make any voluntary or involuntary movement.

5. Entering, Setting Off 

Every skier who plans to enter the piste, or re-enter the piste after having stopped, must first check above and below them to ensure that they can do so without causing danger to others.

6. Stopping

Unless absolutely necessary, a skier must avoid stopping on the slope in narrow places or where visibility is restricted. After a fall in such a place, a skier must move clear of the slope as soon as possible.

7. Ascending and Descending

Skiers ascending or descending by foot must use the edge of the slope.

8. Respecting Signs and Markings

Every skier has to observe signs and markings.

9. Assisting at Accidents

Every skier has to assist at accidents

10. ID

All those involved in an accident, including witnesses, have to exchange names and addresses.