• Control your speed: adapt your speed to the conditions and traffic on the trail. Avoid steep descents, especially if your technique is at a beginner level.  
  • Respect priorities: let the fastest cross-country skiers pass and give priority to those going down the trail. On shared trails, pay attention to the signs around you. 
  • Keep to the right: always keep to the right on the path to allow safe overtaking. Don’t forget, zigzagging is only used when moving from one double-track to another. 
  • Announce when your overtaking: before passing another skier, announce your intention by saying, “On your left”. Also signal any sudden stop or change of direction. 
  • Follow local rules: Familiarize yourself with site-specific regulations and follow them carefully. Find out about the trails reserved for different activities. 

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