Always safe
... with the official FIS rules

FIS Rules on the Mountain

Rules of Conduct for Hinterstoder Slopes

"Wow, that was a great day!" 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 Hinterstoder ski resort. Whether it is respect for others, help at accidents or obligation of identification: keep these principles in mind! 

You do not know the FIS rules? Then it’s high time!

Skivergnügen auf höchster Stufe und ein traumhafter Panoramablick im Skigebiet Hinterstoder.  | © Oberoesterreich Tourismus GmbH, David Lugmayr
Die Pisten in Hinterstoder laden zum Skivergnügen ein. | © Oberoesterreich Tourismus GmbH, David Lugmayr
fun on slopes in Hinterstoder ski area | © Oberoesterreich Tourismus GmbH, Stefan Mayerhofer
Perfekte Pistenverhältnisse erwarten euch im Skigebiet Hinterstoder.  | © Oberoesterreich Tourismus GmbH, Stefan Mayerhofer
Perfekte Carvingschwünge vom Gipfel bis ins Tal sind im Skigebiet Hinterstoder möglich.  | © Oberoesterreich Tourismus GmbH, Stefan Mayerhofer

Ten rules for your safety

For beautiful skiing days in Hinterstoder

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.