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SKI PATROL  332-5350

Safety is a primary concern at Bogus Basin Mountain. Our Ski Patrol provides skier/rider safety education information and, in the event of an accident on the mountain, patrollers are are trained to provide outdoor emergency care.

The National Ski Patrol is a member-driven professional organization ofregistered ski patrols, patrollers and others, both paid and volunteer.The NSP supports its members through credentialed education andtraining in leadership, outdoor emergency care, safety andtransportation services, which enables members to serve the communityin the safe enjoyment of outdoor recreation. Learn more about the National Ski Patrol >>

The Bogus Basin SkiPatrol is primarily a volunteer organization and a member of the National Ski Patrol. You can find SkiPatrol members providing first aid and support during the ski season atBogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, and year around at Mountain Bike and CommunityEvents in Southern Idaho. Learn more about the BBSP

Outdoor Emergency Care® is the NSP’s award-winning training program for patrollers and others in the recreation community who deal with emergency situations. This nationally recognized program is designed to help you manage the toughest emergencies, in all seasons. Developed in the late 1980s for the 26,000 members of the National Ski Patrol, Outdoor Emergency Care is a training program that is tailored to the nonurban rescuer. Over the years, OEC has evolved to address the needs of other outdoor-based emergency care providers too, including wilderness medical technicians, river rafting and mountaineering guides, members of search and rescue groups, mountain bike patrollers, and parks and recreation employees. Today, OEC is considered the standard of training for emergency care in the outdoor environment and is recognized by resorts and recreational facilities in all 50 states.

You are listening to a radio interview with Joe LaGue on 580am News Radio KIDO, August 2007.