1. RESPECT FOR OTHERS – A skier or snowboarder (the “skier”) must behave in such a way that he does not endanger life, health and property, or prejudice others or himself neither by his behaviour nor his equipment.
2. CONTROL OF SPEED AND SKIING – A skier must move in control. He must adapt his speed and manner of skiing to his personal ability and to the prevailing conditions of terrain, snow and weather as well as to the density of traffic.
3. CHOICE OF ROUTE – A skier must choose his route in such a way that he does not endanger skiers ahead. The skier moving behind another in the same direction must keep sufficient distance between himself and the other skier so as to leave the preceding skier enough space to make all his movements freely.
4. OVERTAKING – A skier may overtake another skier to the right or to the left provided that he leaves enough space for the overtaken skier to make any voluntary movement.
5. ENTERING, AND STARTING AFTER STOPPING – A skier entering the slopes or starting again after stopping must look up and down the slopes to be sure that he enters the slope without causing an obstruction or danger to himself or others.
6. STOPPING ON THE PISTE – A skier must avoid stopping on the piste in narrow places or where visibility is restricted. After a fall in such a place, a skier must move clear of the piste as soon as possible.
7. CLIMBING AND DESCENDING – A person either climbing or descending on foot on the piste must keep to the side of the piste.
8. RESPECT FOR MARKINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS – A skier must respect signs and markings on the piste and obey the rules of conduct on the piste, and follow the instruction of the resort operator.
9. ASSISTANCE – At accidents on the piste, every skier is duty bound to assist according to own abilities and possibilities, to render first aid and immediately alert the resort operator, and remain in the place of accident until the assistance is provided by the operator’s employee in charge.
10. SAFETY OF SKI EQUIPMENT – A skier is supposed use his ski equipment in the state and condition guaranteed by the manufacturer to avoid inadvertent release of a ski or other part of ski equipment.
11. SPECIAL SECURITY MEASURES – Skiers under 15 years must wear properly fastened helmets on the slope.
12. IDENTIFICATION – At accident on the piste, every skier or witness, whether a responsible party or not, must provide the operator’s employee in charge or the police with necessary information as names and addresses.
13. ENTERING THE PISTE – At the time when slopes are open to skiers, only skiers or those who render aid to the injured can enter the piste, other persons are allowed only if the operator gives consent to it. Before lifts/tows begin and after they finish their operation, it is prohibited to enter the slopes – there is a risk of injury caused by snow cannon cables and piste-bashers, especially those with a cable winch system!
14. SKIMOUNTAINEERING PROHIBITION – Climbing and descending can only be done in the necessary cases. Skimountaineering is probibited on all the pistes for safety reasons.
15. ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES (SKI/SNOWBOARD SCHOOLS) – instructor providing ski lesson on the slope is obliged to ensure that children under six years wear reflective clothes or other security reflective gear.
16. SKI PASS – All customers using lifts and tows require a valid pass, or when they enter lift zone, they may be asked by an employee of the resort or other person in charge to show the pass. A skipass is considered to be valid in the event the period of validity has not expired and the customer meets all requirements. If the skipass is issued in the name it is non-transferable and may only be used by the person named in it.
All customers visiting the resort are obliged to be familiar with these general guidelines and slope rules for conduct. By entering the piste and/or resort ski lifts/tows, the rules and guidelines become binding for all.
The Company Tále, a.s., as the operator of the resort, reserves the right to warn and ask any customer breaching the rules to conduct and guidelines of White Codex and operator’s general guidelines to leave the slopes and prevent them from using the ski lift/tow service on the day of the breach by blocking their lift pass.