General Do's and Dont's

Any off piste is done at skier's/boarder's own risk

Grooming machines should always be given a wide berth

Skiing /Boarding in the Glas Maol bowl is prohibited

Alert Ski Patrol of any hazards you discover

Children are not permitted on the runs in a Back pack or Chest Harness

Do not stray or swerve on ski tow up tracks (it pulls the cable off)
Anyone skiing/boarding under the influence of drink or drugs or in a way that endangers others will have their ticket removed

Dogs are not allowed on runs unless as part of the international rescue team

Do not wear loose material or straps that could get caught in lift mechanism

Comply with the FIS rules of Skiing and Boarding

SIGNS ON THE HILL

Caution

Caution Take care unknown hazard

Rocks Rocks or stones on the run

Stream Holes with burn underneath

Hazard Above Pomas or chairs above your head!

Dismount Here Get off the tow at this point

Slow Slow down here

Piste Closed Run closed due to lack of snow or general danger 
Danger

Avalanche The slope below has a significant risk of avalanching

POLES ON THE RUNS

Ski patrol poles Black and Yellow 

Hazard to be avoided, don't go between two poles!

Black, Red, Blue or Green

At side of runs to indicate grade of run

Neon coloured poles 

As above but help in bad visability

 

SKI PATROL

FISP International Ski Patrol Federation

Glenshee Ski Patrol are supported and trained by the British Assoc. of Ski Patrollers.

Weather and avalanche forecasts posted at Ticket office and Ski patrol daily.

ACCIDENT

WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT

  • Make sure you and all uninjured parties are safe.
  • Secure the accident scene with crossed skis or people well above the accident.
  • Check ABC's of casualty
  • Get Help by sending a competent person to bottom of nearest lift where staff can radio a Patroller
  • Provide a clear indication of casualty's position
  • Do not move casualty unless there is an airway problem
  • Reassure and keep Casualty warm
  • If you witnessed the accident please wait till the ski patroller arrives and assist with information if required

 Ski Patrol Information Sheet

Secure Area

 

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