Category Archives: Downhill Skiing

Time for a Tune Up?

As many of you know, these articles are intended for Ski Patrollers as well as EMS personnel. The ski season has pretty much wound down for most of us, although there are a still very late season options for those … Continue reading

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Let’s Have Some Fun!

Here in the Midwest we are experiencing a wonderful spring. The weather yesterday was a balmy 58* with lots of rain. Unfortunately it’s December and we should be experiencing snow and winter. Most of the ski resorts are having great … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Play

December 15, 2014 With the season started or just around the corner, This will be the last medical Monday until the end of the ski season. It’s time that we put all of this learning into practice to help our … Continue reading

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Error Correction

December 8, 2014 Error Correction

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Sled Drills

December 1, 2014 Sled Drills

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Rescue Toboggan Technology

November 24, 2014 This isn’t your mother’s toboggan. Today’s rescue toboggan is a highly engineered piece of equipment that is designed to safely transport injured guests. As part of the engineering, there are many different surfaces and features that come … Continue reading

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Toboggan #2

November 17, 2014 As we continue to prepare for our season, and many of us starting to get a chance to get out on the snow, let’s continue to look at proper skiing and toboggan handling skills. –Side note– Pine … Continue reading

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Toboggan #1

November 10, 2014 As the weather cools and the hills begin to make snow, it’s time for us to finalize our skills. Over the next few weeks we will introduce the skiing skills and control needed to properly transport our … Continue reading

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Patrolling is Fun!

November 3, 2014 The season’s about to start! The sky is offering some small amounts of snow, the guns are running, or soon to offer us up a great season. Even though many of us have been patrolling for years, … Continue reading

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Moguls . . . Errr

October 27, 2014 They’re Bouncy, Bouncy. Bouncy, Bouncy. Fun! Fun! Fun! Fun! Fun! The most wonderful thing about moguls is. . . I can’t think of one. Last week we looked at the “Green Line” for attacking a mogul field, … Continue reading

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