Application Information

Below is the link to the Willamette Backcountry Ski Patrol application as a volunteer. Fill out the form and either mail the application and $10 to:

PO Box 1578
Eugene, OR 97440

or bring the completed application and $10 to the next meeting.

You spend a minimum of four weekend days assisting National Ski Patrollers at the Gold Lake Ski Patrol Hut and participate in a minimum of three other Ski Patrol community service projects including the annual Ski Swap.  In addition, attendance at meetings and other essential events is encouraged.   Basic level volunteers are encourage to attend any and all Patrol functions.  Provide a valuable community service, improve your ski skills, build your confidence, and have fun doing it!

Some of our volunteers have choosen to become members of the National Ski Patrol.
National Ski Patrol Certification requires rigorous training in Outdoor Emergency Care (rescue first aid in a non-urban setting); avalanche recognition, safety, & rescue;  winter wilderness survival; search & rescue procedures; injured skier evacuation; and navigational techniques.  This usually takes two ski seasons.  Talk to one of the board if you are interested in becoming a NSP patroller.

Willamette Backcountry Ski Patrol Ski,
Sep 29, 2014, 7:11 PM