Everyone is responsible for slope safety when moving around ski area. By obeying the rules everyone can enjoy more and feel safe. Ski Patrol operates in the ski area and takes care of the slope safety in general.
Ski Patrol monitors and improves safety
Ski Patrol operates in Ruka ski area and its job is to monitor and improve safety. Ski Patrol helps and gives advises, works on slope safety and injury prevention as well as takes part in emergency care and rescue missions. Ski Patrol is on skis and the colourful red-yellow outwear is easy to recognise. Common slope rules ensure that everyone enjoys their day on the slope and feels safe.
Ski slope rules
Make sure your equipment is adjusted to your size, weight and ability. Use of helmet is recommended.
2. BEHAVING ON SKILIFTS
Respect the lift line and prepare yourself to share the lift fellow skiers. Get off the lift only at designated areas.
3. SKI AT YOUR OWN SKILL LEVEL
Select the slope and adapt your speed according to your skills and the environment. Always familiarise yourself with special areas in advance.
4. SHEER OFF
Keep your distance when you pass the skiers below and ahead of you. Pay additional attention to small children.
5. STOPPING AT THE SLOPE
Stop only at places where you can be easily seen. If you need to go uphill, wlays do it along the edge of the slope.
6. ADJUST YOUR SPEED
Do not ski too fast. Pay attention to local slope and snow conditions.
7. DONT’ SLEDGE ON THE SLOPE
Sledging is only allowed in separately designated areas.
8. YOU ALWAYS SKI AT YOUR OWN RISK.
9. NO SKIING UNDER INFLUENCE
Using the slopes under the influence of alcohol/drugs is prohibited.
In the event of accidents, your duty is to assist. Report any accidents immediately to ski area staff.
Carriage of children on the slope and ski lift on child carry backpack is strictly forbidden. Children who is using the ski lift, must wear equipment which are required for skiing.
Flying with drone in the ski resort area is forbidden! Ask for special licence via: firstname.lastname@example.org