skiing and snowboarding are sports that involve risks like any other sport. the fis rules relating to skiing and snowboarding should be regarded as a synthesis of the ideal model of behavior of the conscientious, cautious and diligent skier and snowboarder. they are required to know and comply with them. if the failure to comply with these rules cause an accident, skiers and snowboarders involved can be considered in the condition of ''guilt'', and be held accountable for any liability arising.
Every skier and snowboarder must conduct themselves in a manner that neither endangers no injures others.
Every skier and snowboarder must ride in a manner appropriate to visivility conditions. He/she must adjust their speed and their riding style to their abilities and the condition of snow, weather, and evironment, as well as to how busy the slopes are.
A skier or snowboarder approaching from behind must select their track so as to not endanger those skiers or snowboarders in front of them.
Passing may take place from above or below, from the right or left, but only at a distance which allows the skier or snowboarder you are passing enough room to complete all of their motions unhindered.
Every skier and snowboarder who enters a piste, reenters after stopping, or wants to head back up the slope must check above and below to make sure that they are able to do so without endangering themselves or others.
Unless absolutely necessary, a skier or snowboarder must avoid stopping on the slope at bottlenecks or where visibility is restricted. If a skier or snowboarder has fallen, he/she must leave such a place as quickly as possible.
A skier or snowboarder, who either is ascending or descending on foot, must keep to the edge of the slope.
Every skier and snowboarder must pay attention to markings and signals.
In the event of accidents, every skier and snowboarder is obligated to render assistance.
Every skier and snowboarder, whether a witness or involved in the incident, wether responsible or not, must present personal identification in the case of an accident.