The Piedmont Region with Regional Law No. 2 of 26/01/2009 published in the official bulletin n °4 of 29/01/2009 supplement introduced the liability insurance mandatory for skiers, Pursuant to article 18.
Article 18 “The use of the slopes is also subject to the conclusion of a contract of insurance for civil liability by the user for damage or injury that they may cause to third parties, including the manager.
Penalties art.35 “For users not in possession of liability insurance, are provided for administrative sanctions from € 40.00 to € 250.00.
FUN IN SAFETY
Obligation of the protective helmet for children under the age of eighteen (amendment of Act 2 of 2009), all in the snow parks and trails reserved for training and racing.
The Decalogue SKIER AND SNOWBOARDER
RULES OF CHARACTER BEHAVIORAL
The law of 24 December 2003, n. 363 decrees that must be respected by users of the ski slopes also in order to avoid the consequences of a civil nature.
- Respect for others: A skier or snowboarder must behave so as not to endanger other people or cause damage.
- Control of speed and behavior: A skier or snowboarder must keep a speed and behavior appropriate to their ability and to the general conditions of the track, the clear view, the time and intensity of traffic.
- Choice of direction: A skier or snowboarder uphill has the possibility to choose the path should maintain a course that avoids the danger of collision with downhill skiers.
- Overtaking: Overtaking can be done (with sufficient space and visibility), both upstream and downstream, on the right or the left, but always at a distance to avoid putting the skier or snowboarder to overrun.
- Entry and crossings: A skier or snowboarder who is entering the slopes or starting again after a stop, must be sure to do so without endangering themselves or the other; at a crossing give priority to those coming from the right or second directions.
- Stop: A skier or snowboarder must avoid stopping, except in case of necessity, in narrow places or where visibility. The stop should be at the edge of the runway. In case of a fall the skier should clear the area as soon as possible.
- Ascent: In case of urgent need skiers and snowboarders back the track, or descends on foot, must proceed only at the edges thereof.
- Respect the signs: A skier or snowboarder must respect the signs required for the ski slopes and in particular the obligation of the helmet for children under 14 years (18 years in Piedmont).
- Relief: Everyone must lend itself to the rescue in case of accident.
- Identification: Anyone involved in an accident or did ‘witness is required to give their personal details.
SIGNS ON THE SLOPES
BLUE, RED, BLACK
On the map of ski slopes, slopes are indicated with 3 different colors. Each color corresponds to the difficulty of the track. Select track tailored to your ability.
- BLUE TRACK = EASY
- RED TRACK = AVERAGE
- BLACK TRACK = DIFFICULT
The signage on the slopes
On the slopes, are the colored panels on which is indicated the name of the district, the name of the track and its number. This information, in case of need, helping the skier to be find on the ski and facilitate rescue. If you are witnesses or victims of an accident, you will have to give relief information shown on these panels.
All signs of the slopes
All signs of the slopes is used to define the track. The poles are different from both sides.
Along the trail, you will find these panels and please respect them:
TEAM DEDICATED TO YOUR SAFETY
For your safety, industry professionals are ready to intervene.
- pisteur secouriste
- State Police
- local police
- State Forestry Corps
- Italian Red Cross
- medical and paramedical staff volunteer
Do you need help? You will be asked for help!
Ask at the ski patrol at the start of the plants arrive, call our central 0171.926254 or contact 118.
If you abandon the marked pistes you do at your own risk.
You missed! Do not expect it becomes dark for help