Skiing In Styria & The Salzkammergut Region
Safe On The Slopes In the Ausseerland
So that skiing in Styria & the Salzkammergut Region will be plenty of fun, you should consider a few things beforehand. Experience rich, unforgettable skiing holidays also result from the right preparation.
Was the last winter holiday already over a year ago and your ski gear has been stored in the cellar since then? Before you go on your ski holidays your ski gear should be tested by an expert, the bindings should be looked at and your current weight needs to be adjusted in the settings. Do try on your ski boots: also adult feet change. And nothing is more annoying than having to stop the fun on the slopes because the ski boot is hurting your feet
The Right Equipment For Skiing In Styria & The Salzkammergut
Choose your equipment for skiing carefully: in higher altitudes even a small breeze can feel icy cold.
- Water proof or water resistant ski suit or ski trousers and ski jackets
- Ski helmet
- Ski goggles for bad weather, sun glasses for sunshine!
- Ski gloves
- Sun screen with a high protection factor or sun block
- A hat for when you take the ski helmet off to stay warm during breaks
- Functional ski under wear, which transports humidity away from the body and therefore avoids getting a cold.
- Turtle neck jerseys or a shawl
The FIS Ski Rules For Your Safety When Skiing In Styria & The Salzkammergut
- Respect for other skiers You are responsible for your own safety and that of other skiers and snow boarders. Be aware of people around you and take necessary action to avoid skiing dangerously or causing a hazard to yourself or others.
- Control of speed and manner of skiing Control your direction and speed of travel, taking account of the terrain, snow, weather and traffic conditions.
- Choice of path Select an appropriate path. If you are skiing behind someone it’s your responsibility to ski around them without causing any danger to them.
- Overtaking You can over-take from either left or right but you must leave enough distance between yourself and other skiers to allow them to manoeuvre properly.
- Joining and starting Before starting off or pulling out you must look up and down the slope and choose an appropriate moment to execute your manoeuvre, so as not to endanger yourself or other skiers.
- Stopping Avoid stopping at blind corners or narrow or enclosed places unless you have to i.e. you’re injured. In the case of an injury you must vacate the spot as soon as practicable, to avoid further danger (to yourself or others). You should always stop at the side of the slope.
- Ascending and descending You must always use the side of the slope to walk up or down, whether wearing skis or not.
- Observing the signs Pay attention to and follow the signs, markings and notices on the slope.
- Offering assistance You are obliged by law to offer help and assistance in the event of any accident.
- Duty to identify yourself You are also obliged by law to give your personal details in the event of an accident, whether you caused it, witnessed it or assisted at it.
Skiing In Styria & The Salzkammergut Region: Relaxing At Hotel Seevilla In Altaussee
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