Ski & Toboggan

TE Training Yields Better Instructors, “OP-ED”

Ny name is Jake Jacobson, I patrol at King Pine Resort in Madison, NH.  As a Ski and Toboggan “Trainer-Evaluator” for National Ski Patrol, I have found that the program excels at the Toboggan training aspect but has always lagged behind in … Continue reading

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Great “Toboggan Enhancement” at King Pine

What a marvelous day we had at King Pine in Madison NH on Sunday January 29th 2017!  The weather was PERFECT, sun, clouds, warm temps and no wind. Jake Jacobsen and I, as Region TE’s, were Lead Instructors for two groups participating … Continue reading

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The Women’s Program annual S&T Clinic has been scheduled on February 121, 2017 at Waterville Valley, NH.  Check it out at the bottom of the Women’s Program description page . . .

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The 2016-2017 Senior Program Kick-Off meeting will be on Friday December 2nd at McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester, NH.  Check out the Monthly Calendar for program events.  More info can be found by following this link to the Senior Program Kick-Off event.

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2015 Kick-Off for the Senior Program

The National Ski Patrol Senior Program is a national education opportunity that is offered at the region level.  The Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) Senior component allows candidates opportunities to further develop and enhance skills in the areas of leadership, decision making, and … Continue reading

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Black Mountain Toboggan Enhancement Seminar

What a great day we had! Despite predicted unfavorable weather all participants arrived on time with eagerness to start the day! We had a total of thirteen students of varying degrees of proficiency and four talented instructors: Deb Brown TE, Walter Hoeckele ATI,

Jake Jacobson TE and Myself , Lisa Kling TE. I presented an informal overview of what we would like to cover for the day and what to expect taking into consideration the terrain available to us and the different ski levels of our large group.

Black Mtn, Toboggan Enhancement 2015

A good warm up run top to bottom with each participants demonstrating a little bit of all short, medium and long radius turns was helpful in determining the selection of our groups. We broke into three groups. Jake and Walter having four students each and Deb And I working together with five. Continue reading

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Senior S&T and OEC Candidates Introductory Meeting

National Ski Patrol’s Senior Program is designed for members who aspire to perform at the upper levels of skiing/snowboarding, emergency care proficiency, toboggan handling and other skills used while patrolling. In addition, the program prepares patrollers for leadership roles within the NSP.  … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Skier Enhancement

The annual NH Region’s “Skier Enhancement Seminar” with PSIA Board of Education Examiner Kathy Brennan continues to attract ski patrollers from all over the state.  Ten ski patrol members joined her on the frigid slopes of Waterville Valley Resort on January 25th, … Continue reading

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Senior S&T Clinic at Ragged Mountain

The first combined EMARI-NH Region Senior Ski and Toboggan (S&T) Clinic on the 2014 Calendar took to Ragged Mountain in Danbury, NH on Sunday January 12, 2014.  Sixteen candidates braved the cold snap and came out to discover the performance criteria required … Continue reading

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