Ski cool - be careful on the ski slopes


SKI COOL: prevention campaign to encourage caution on the ski slopes

In order not to overload hospitals and avoid the closure (again) of ski lifts, mountain professionals are urging skiers to be very careful by skiing "cool", i.e. carefully.
Since December 17th, 2022, the signature of the campaign is "#TakeItEasy" (if you want to appreciate every moment) and features SKIZZZ, the mascot of the ski resorts' communication for prevention, ski lifts, sustainable development...
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The "SKI COOL" prevention campaign is aimed at skiers of all ages and levels, to encourage them to be careful and avoid risky behaviour.

In the field, ski professionals are doing everything possible to limit the risk of accidents in ski areas by reinforcing prevention and signposting measures, as well as additional signposting in order to limit accidents to a minimum.
Mountain doctors' surgeries and tourist offices remind holidaymakers that mountain surgeries provide a great deal of care in the resort, which often enables injured people to avoid overcrowding the emergency rooms in the valley.
Every winter, an average of 130,000 to 140,000 people are injured in the resorts. Figures from the Mountain Doctors' Association (MEDM) show that only 5% of the injured require immediate hospitalisation and 95% are treated on the spot in mountain doctors' surgeries.

Chamrousse resort has therefore convened a safety commission to improve safety, particularly during the holidays:
  • additional signs on the snow fronts and on certain identified crossroads of the slopes
  • presence of the police on site if necessary
  • reinforced communication about the "Ski Cool" campaign
    Campaign organised and financed by "Domaines Skiables de France" (DSF), the Savoie Mont Blanc Agency, the "Conseil départemental 38", the "Association Nationale Des Directeurs De Pistes Et De La Sécurité De Stations De Sports D'Hiver" (ADSP), the Sport & Cycle Union, the "Fédération Nationale de la Sécurité et des Secours sur les Domaines Skiables" (FNSSDS), the "Syndicat National des Moniteurs du Ski Français" (SNMSF) and the "Association Nationale des Maires des Stations de Montagne" (ANMSM).