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Animals Riding Chairlifts – The Competing Considerations Between the ADA, Safety, And Resort Operations

BY DAVE BYRD, NSAA DIRECTOR OF RISK AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS Featured Image, Andre Gonsalves - @andreandthemountain GOING BACK DECADES, SKI AREAS HAVE RESTRICTED GUESTS’ ANIMALS ON OPEN CHAIRLIFTS BASED ON A LAUNDRY LIST OF VALID SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS. THESE POLICIES HAVE APPLIED TO PETS OF ALL KINDS, FROM COMFORT

By |2018-01-19T11:11:20+00:00January 19th, 2018|Ski Patrol Magazine|0 Comments

Faces of the NSP: Brett Henyon

Brett Henyon, NSP Safety Team respresentative NSP: When did you become a patroller, and what led you to start patrolling? Brett: In 1995. NSP:  What did you find most challenging about patroller training prior to becoming a patroller? Brett: For medical ⸺ Taking skills I already knew and applying them to a

By |2018-01-18T15:58:49+00:00January 18th, 2018|Faces of the NSP|0 Comments

Faces of the NSP: Robert Horrell

Robert Horrell NSP: When did you become a patroller, and what led you to start patrolling? Robert: I became a patroller during the 2010/2011 ski season. A year earlier, I was skiing at my local mountain and saw some patrollers in action, and thought to myself, 'Man, that looks pretty cool.'

By |2018-01-18T16:05:17+00:00December 1st, 2017|Faces of the NSP|0 Comments

Faces of the NSP: Olivia Starich

OLIVIA STARICH NSP: When did you become a patroller, and what led you to start patrolling? Olivia: This will be my first season as a patroller, and I'm pretty excited! I've been interested in patrolling since I first learned to ski and snowboard as a Texan transplant in Canada. That was my

By |2017-12-01T13:20:48+00:00December 1st, 2017|Faces of the NSP|0 Comments

#RIDEANOTHERDAY – Industry launches powerful new safety initiative

YOU WOULD BE HARD-PRESSED TO FIND A FAMILY MORE PASSIONATE ABOUT SKIING THAN KELLI AND CHAUNCY JOHNSON. The Johnsons, who live in northern Wyoming with their four children, have built their lives around the sport. Kelli was a ski instructor in high school, and you could say they owe

By |2018-01-19T12:26:20+00:00November 19th, 2017|Safety, Ski Patrol Magazine|0 Comments

Analyzing Avalanches – Revamped National Avalanche School Focuses More on Operations

STORY AND PHOTOS BY CANDACE HORGAN Over the week of Oct. 22-26, 2017, the classroom portion of the 25th National Avalanche School was held, with 116 participants from nine states and 30 ski patrols. As always, the school offers some of the most knowledgeable people in the avalanche world

By |2018-01-19T12:27:33+00:00November 19th, 2017|Safety, Ski Patrol Magazine|0 Comments