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SKI AND SNOWBOARDING TIPS
TIPS FOR PRIOR TO HITTING THE SLOPES:
• Get in shape, don't try to ski yourself into shape. You'll enjoy skiing more if you're physically fit.
• Obtain proper equipment. Be sure to have your ski and snow boarding bindings correctly adjusted at a local ski shop. You can rent good ski or snow boarding equipment at resorts.
• When buying ski wear look for fabric that is water and wind resistant. Look for wind flaps to shield zippers, snug cuffs at wrists and ankles, collars that can be snuggled up to the chin and drawstrings that can be adjusted for comfort and keep wind out. Be sure to buy quality clothes and products.
• Dress in layers. Layering allows you to accommodate your body's constantly changing temperature. For example, dress in polypropylene underwear (tops and bottoms), which feels good next to the skin, dries quickly, absorbs sweat and keeps you warm. Wear a turtleneck, sweater and jacket.
• Be prepared. Mother nature has a mind of her own. Bring a headband or hat with you to the slopes, 60% of heat loss is through the head. Wear gloves or mittens (mittens are usually better for those susceptible to cold hands).
• Wear sun protection. The sun reflects off the snow and is stronger than you think, even on cloudy days!
• Always wear eye protection. Have sunglasses and goggles with you. Skiing and snow boarding are a lot more fun when you can see.
TIPS FOR WHILE ON THE SLOPES:
• Take a lesson. Like anything, you'll improve the most when you receive some guidance. The best way to become a good skier or snow boarder is to take a lesson from a qualified instructor.
• The key to successful skiing/snow boarding is control. To gain control, you must be aware of your technique, the terrain and the skiers/snow boarders around you.
• Be aware of the snow conditions and how they can change. As conditions turn firm, the skiing gets hard and fast. Begin a run slowly.
• Skiing and snow boarding require a mental and physical presence.
• If you find yourself on a slope that exceeds your ability level, always leave your skis/snow boards on and side step down the slope.
• The all important warm-up run prepares you mentally and physically for the day ahead.
• Drink plenty of water. Be careful not to become dehydrated.
• Curb alcohol consumption. Skiing and snow boarding do not mix well with alcohol or drugs.
• Know your limits. Learn to ski and snow board smoothly - and in control. Stop before you become fatigued and, most of all, have fun.
• If you're tired, stop skiing. In this day and age of multi-passenger gondolas and high speed chair lifts, you can get a lot more time on the slopes compared to the days of the past when the guests were limited to fixed grip chairlifts.
• Follow the "YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE", the seven safety rules of the slopes:
YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE
Skiing can be enjoyed in many ways. At ski areas, you may see people using alpine, snow board, telemark, cross country and other specialized ski equipment, such as that used by disabled or other skiers. Regardless of how you decide to enjoy the slopes, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are elements of risk in skiing that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Observe the code listed below and share with other skiers the responsibility for a great skiing experience.
1) ALWAYS STAY IN CONTROL.
2) PEOPLE AHEAD OF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT OF WAY.
3) STOP IN A SAFE PLACE FOR YOU AND OTHERS.
4) WHENEVER STARTING DOWNHILL OR MERGING,
LOOK UPHILL AND YIELD.
5) USE DEVICES TO HELP PREVENT RUNAWAY EQUIPMENT.
6) OBSERVE SIGNS AND WARNINGS AND KEEP OFF
7) KNOW HOW TO USE THE LIFTS SAFELY.
KNOW THE CODE. IT'S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
THIS IS A PARTIAL LIST.
BE SAFETY CONSCIOUS.
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