OEC Course – The National Ski Patrol’s equivalent to an Emergency Medical Technician course runs from the first weekend after Labor Day until first part of November, Saturdays/Sundays 8 am – 4 pm.
On-The-Hill Medical Training – The course is held during the first part of December. Learn to put OEC skills into practice on-snow/slope dependent on conditions.
After successful completion of the above, a candidate may be registered as a member of WSP. Most people choose to continue training to achieve the level of Alpine Patroller.
Alpine Patroller Program
Ski and Toboggan Rescue Skills Taught January through February. Learn to transport a person in a toboggan down Wintergreen’s steepest terrain. This may be completed in as little as one year, but may take two or more years of effort.
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To Join the Wintergreen Ski Patrol, please visit the Wintergreen Ski Patrol’s homepage at www.wintergreenskipatrol.org.
Wintergreen Ski Patrol
Scott Mackay, Director of Ski Patrol
PO Box 706
Wintergreen, VA 22958
Youth Ski Patrol
Wintergreen’s national award-winning Ski Patrol offers first aid training – Ski Patrol style – for youths ages 11 to 15 on Sundays during January and February (for a total of eight classes, each lasting 1.5 to 3 hours.)
Learn More About Youth Ski Patrol