IF YOU OR A COMPANION ARE LOST

To avoid unnecessary searches, always ski/board with a companion or make arrangements to meet with other skiers and boarders.

IF YOU OR A COMPANION ARE LOST2019-08-21T14:05:50+10:00

IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT

Knowledge of your own capabilities is an important safety factor. Individual skills and fitness levels vary greatly. What is quite safe for one person to attempt may be foolhardy for someone else.

IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT2019-08-21T14:17:38+10:00

SKI PATROL AND RESCUE SERVICES

Every year people become lost in the mountains and ski areas of the alpine country. To care for people in the snow, all ski resorts maintain skilled Ski Patrols throughout winter months.

SKI PATROL AND RESCUE SERVICES2019-08-21T14:29:32+10:00

HYPOTHERMIA: PREVENTION, RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT

Hypothermia is a lowering of the body’s core temperature, which can result in death, and can occur as a result of: Accidental immersion in cold water. Inadequate protection from the cold environment, especially when combined with altitude, wind, moisture and physical exhaustion. Exposure to cold, especially in the unconscious, the elderly, young children and the injured.

HYPOTHERMIA: PREVENTION, RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT2019-08-21T16:33:06+10:00