Typical Day of Instruction

This is an example of a typical training day and will be updated as the season opens and training begins.

Logistics

  • Park in Lot E
  • The Big Springs Gondola runs at 7:00am
  • Get dressed and get your equipment from the yurt
  • Attend the patrol meeting at 7:30 am
  • Instructors will advise you of the daily training location after morning stretch exercises.

Saturday

  • Zone work
  • Last training review and Shadow feedback
  • What’s left to do?
  • Lower Splinting, Sager and scoop
  • Radio Codes, 1050s, Fire Station 32, The Galaxy, Ski School, Mid-Mountain HQ (MMHQ)
  • Scenarios Zephyr
  • Lunch 12:30-12:50
  • Toboggans 1:00
  • Closing Pluto 3:30

Sunday

  • Zone work
  • Previous day observations
  • Backboard practice
  • Training booklets
  • Hill knowledge
  • Scenarios
  • Lunch 12:30-12:50 
  • Toboggans 1:00
  • Closing Pluto 3:30

2022-2023 Training Schedule

Schedule for ski/board check and orientation is always dependent on snow

Hold these dates open

  • 12/03 weekend Ski/Board evaluation /orientation
  • 12/10 weekend
  • 12/17 weekend
  • You are able to Shadow only after the Dec orientation is completed.
  • #1 Jan 7& 8
  • #2 Jan 14, 15 &16
  • #3 Jan 28 & 29
  • #4 Feb 4 & 5
  • #5 Feb 18,19 & 20
  • #6 Feb 25 & 26
  • #7 Mar11 & 12
  • #8 Mar 18 & 19