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08.12.2014 – 09:47

TravelTrex GmbH

10 tips for a safe ski holiday

Cologne (ots)

Security has top priority! To enjoy an untroubled ski holiday there are a number of things to consider, from thorough preparations to right behaviour on the slopes. SnowTrex has listed the top 10 tips for a safe ski holiday.

1.  Preparation: Thanks' to a detailed packing list you will not 
    forget anything, double-check your equipment and be well-    
    prepared before you leave.    
2.  Fitness and self-assessment: Train your personal stamina  
    beforehand and warm up thoroughly before hitting the slopes -   
    and then be considerate of other riders.    
3.  FIS piste rules: These 10 golden rules should be known to all   
    riders on the slopes!    
4.  Helmet obligation: Today a ski helmet is part of the general     
    equipment stock, just like goggles and ski poles.    
5.  Secure equipment: Almost every fifth accident is due to failure  
    in equipment. Up-to-date equipment and good service ensure a safe
6.  Body protection: For freestylers and freeriders protectors for   
    the back, hands and joints should always be a part of the 
7.  Insurance: Be prepared against illness, breakage or theft - and
    enjoy your holiday all the more.    
8.  Alcohol consumption: Drunk on the piste? Absolutely No!    
9.  Piste emergency number: 140, 118, 15 - which number for which    
10. Safe on the go: Avalanche risk, avalanche equipment, respect    
    for nature - what else? 

A more detailed version of security tips by SnowTrex can be found here:

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