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Rules & Safety

Rules & Safety

Regardless of how you enjoy your snow sport, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are inherent risks in all snow recreational activities that common sense, protective equipment and personal awareness can reduce. These risks include rapid changes in the weather, visibility and surface conditions, as well as natural and artificial hazards such as rocks, trees, stumps, vehicles, lift towers, snow fences and snowmaking equipment

OBSERVE THE CODE AND SHARE WITH OTHERS THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR A GREAT EXPERIENCE.

1.    Know your ability and always stay in control and be able to stop and avoid other people or objects. It is your responsibility to stay in control on the ground and in the air.
2.    Take lessons from professional instructors to learn and progress.
3.    Use appropriate protective equipment to minimise the risk of injury.
4.    Before using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely and always use the restraining devices.
5.    Observe and obey all signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails or runs.
6.    Give way to people below and beside you on the hill. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
7.    Do not stop where you are not clearly visible from above.
8.    Look uphill and give way to others when entering/exiting a trail or starting downhill.
9.    Always ensure your equipment is in good condition and use suitable restraining devices to avoid runaway skiing/boarding equipment.
10.    Do not ski, board, ride a lift or undertake any other alpine activity if your ability is impaired by drugs or alcohol.
11.    If you are involved in, or witness an accident or collision, alert Ski Patrol, remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.
 


  • KNOW THE CODE. IT'S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY;
  • FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE CODE MAY RESULT IN CANCELLATION OF YOUR TICKET OR PASS BY SKI PATROL OR OTHER AUTHORISED PERSONNEL;
  • 'RESPECT GETS RESPECT';
  • FROM THE LIFT LINE, TO THE SLOPES, THROUGH THE PARK AND THE RESORT;

Basic rules and regulations of the ski center and the visitors 

Ski slopes 

-    Ski slopes are intended for skiers / snowboarders / ski bikers using suitable equipment for the activity; 
-    Non skiing visitors and visitors with sleds are prohibited to move or retain on a ski slope; 
-    Ski slopes are classified in the following way with the following colors: 
-    Easy slopes - Green 
-    Medium heavy slopes - Blue 
-    Heavy slopes - Red 
-    Extremely heavy slopes - Black 
-    Ski / snowboard park - Orange 
-    The frontiers of the ski resort are marked with Orange sticks and appropriate signs
-    Access to every slope must be marked with a roadmap indicating the name of the slope, with which transport device the slope can be reached and the color determining the slope difficulty;

Non skiing visitors 

-    Visitors without ski / snowboard equipment can move in the marked zones that are intended for them, in and around the catering facilities of the ski center; 
-    They should not move or stay on a ski slope, for no reason, even in the moment of urgency or need; 

Visitors with sleds

-    Visitors with sleds can sled and move in strictly determined zones for them; 
-    It is strictly forbidden for sledders to use, move or stay on a ski slope; 

Chair-Lifts 

-    The chair-lifts are transport devices that can be used by skiers / snowboarders and visitors who have purchased an appropriate ticket; 
-    Chair-lift users must comply with all guidelines for using them and adhere to any verbal instructions ordered by ski patrollers or official person of Ski Mavrovo; 
-    It is strictly forbidden the chair-lift to be used for transport of sledges, trolleys for children etc.   

Ski Lifts

-    The ski lift is a transport device that can be used only with ski, snowboard or ski-bike equipment; 
-    The users of the ski lifts must obey all directions and rules for using them and adhere to any verbal instructions ordered by official person; 

Snowmobiles 

-    Official snowmobiles have the right to move along previously identified routes in the skiing area, only in a moment of urgency (mechanical issue with a ski lift or chair lift or transport of an injured person) 
-    During the movement of the snowmobile, appropriate signaling must be used and must be accompanied by a ski patroller; 
-    Maximum speed of the official snowmobile is 25km/h; 
-    Private snowmobiles are strictly forbidden to move on any ski slopes, roads and areas marked as part of the skiing area; 
-    Private snowmobiles have the right to move along designated routes provided for such activity and are marked with yellow color; 
-    Maximum speed of a private snowmobile that runs on a marked route is 40km/h; 
-    For non-compliance of the mentioned rules, the Ski Patrol and Police officials are competent for issuing fines;  

Snowcat - Groomers 

-    Snowcat - Groomers must not move along and around ski slopes during the operation hours of a skiing day, except in case or need of urgency (mechanical issue with a ski lift or chair lift or transport of an injured person) or eventual urgent grooming of one of the ski runs that previously must be closed and appropriately marked, the snowcat must use the safety lights and accompanied by ski patrollers; 
-    Due to paragraph 1 of the Rulebook, a duty driver with a snowcat must be present during the skiing hours on his working position; 
-    The groomers begin their work (grooming of slopes) only when the head ski patroller will confirm that all ski slopes are closed, all visitors and employees have left the ski area and all transport devices (chair-lifts and ski-lifts) are closed;  

Aviation 

-    Paraglider, delta - plan and other means of sport and civil aviation must not take off and land on any part of the ski resort or within the frontiers of the ski center; 
-    It is permitted only if there is a designated proper area outside of the ski slopes, clearly separated with appropriate signaling;