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Safely on the slopes

Ski slope rules

  1. Make sure your equipment is adjusted to your size, weight and ability. Use of a helmet is recommended.
  2. Respect the lift line and prepare to share the lift with fellow skiers. Get off the lift only at designated areas.
  3. Select the slope and adapt your speed according to your skills and the environment. Always familiarize yourself with special areas in advance.
  4. Keep your distance when you pass the skiers below and ahead of you. Pay additional attention to small children.
  5. Stop only at places where you can be easily seen. If you need to go uphill, always do it along the edge of the slope.
  6. Do not ski too fast. Pay attention to local slope and snow conditions.
  7. Sledging is only allowed in separately designated areas.
  8. You always ski at your own risk.
  9. Using the slopes under the influence of alcohol/drugs is prohibited.
  10. In the event of accidents, your duty is to assist. Report any accidents immediately to ski area staff.

Always respect the signs at the ski centre and follow the instructions of the staff.

The staff is authorised to take away the skipass from anyone who ignores the slope rules.

In case of an accident

contact the slope personnel:
in the elevator control station on the northern slopes or by phone: +358 8619 4152

or ticket selling office on the slopes of Vuokatti
or by phone: +358 8619 4111

Address: Veikontie 3, 88610 Vuokatti

The staff on the slopes of Vuokatti are trained in first aid.
In the case of an accident, a first aid snowmobile with a special carriage for transporting the patient is sent to the patient, and a team of at least two people. Assessment of the patient’s condition is carried out on the spot. After that, the patient is transported to the first aid room at the resort, and then, if necessary, an ambulance is called. Every accident is registered and detailed statistics are kept.

It is also important to remember that:

Skiing on the slopes after drinking alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited. Under the influence of alcohol, you endanger both your own safety and the safety of other vacationers.
The use of lifts is possible only with the accompanying equipment.
The staff of the ski center has the right to withdraw the ticket for the lift from the violator of the rules established on the slope.

It is strictly forbidden to go up the elevators with a baby carrier on the back, as well as to go down the slope with it, for the safety of the child. All children using lifts must have the accompanying equipment.

Quadrocopters and drones

It is forbidden to launch any aircraft over people, both in the area of ​​the slopes themselves and at substations. Unless we can approve your previously submitted application for photographing a ski resort (for example, for advertising purposes).

Maintain a distance from personnel and service equipment moving on the slope.