If the control before hitting the
Slopes is very important, also,
making your way to be safe while on
the slopes is of equal importance.
You need to estimate a lot of
factors so you can reduce your risks
of getting injured. Here you can
find some of the things that you
need to pay attention to when you
are on the slopes:
Is important that you maintain
control. At this time, you
should know your ability in
skiing and the slopes. Ski
within your capacity. If you
realize that you are on a slope
that is beyond your Skiing
ability, keep your Skis on and
side step down that slope.
When you start to ski, you
should take several slow ski
turns to warm you up.
It is better to be in company of
your partner. Have a skiing
partner and do not lose sight of
each other. If you lose your
partner, stop some minutes and
wait for your partner.
You must stay on marked trails
and don't ski on avalanche prone
areas like steep slope which do
not have enough vegetation.
Drink sufficient water to
Remember that skiing and
drinking alcohol are not a good
combination. The same way for
taking medicines. Some medicines
and drugs have side effects like
making you somnolent or affect
If you are tired, It would be a
good idea that you stop and take
a rest. Fatigue can increase
your chances of getting
You shouldn't trust the fact that
the injury rate in skiing is much
lower compared to other sports.
Accidents can occur and injuries are
inevitable. Though there are on-site
Ski Patrols that will come to your
aid if ever something bad happens,
be responsible enough to ensure your
safety. Therefore, you can do much
in order to reduce chances of
getting yourself injured.