Mad River Mountain Ski Patrol – In The News

Welcome to Mad River Mountain’s Ski Patrol Website!

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More success to share!  Congrats are due to Wally Taylor and the father/son team of Justin Tugaoen and Jonah Tugaoen for completing their Senior Alpine Patroller status with the success of their Sr. Toboggan testing. Way to go!

Mountain Hosts – First Graduates

We are pleased to welcome the initial class of Mountain Hosts, who just passed their Outdoor First Care test and will become active participants in our patrolling. Pictured left to right – Sylvia Woodruff (YAP), Mark Woodruff, Saundra Woodruff, Eric Trent, Jason Paine, Shawn Paine (YAP), Joe Stefko, and Dana Parsons.

Also welcome our three new alpine patrollers aka “Sled Dogs” that passed their final testing Jan 27th!  Please extend your congrats to Julia Stanley, Nick Marco, and Tyler Green (Pictured L-R)

You Tube Videos 

MRM Ski Patrol now has a great bank of You Tube Videos to provide training and refresher how to’s on a variety of procedures.  Check out the latest on How to use the carrier to transport toboggans back uphill and Subscribe to our channel! See full list of videos here: You Tube Training Videos.

Weather finally turned in our favor, so we are set to enjoy some great snow conditions!  Be sure to keep an eye on the MRM website for detail.

ICS 100-You may have seen the notes about this new requirement for all patrollers.  More information about the program and how to complete the course can be found under OEC Programs – ISC100

Radios – If thinking about purchasing a new personal radio for use while patrolling, check here first.


At the recent division meeting, we had Mad River patrollers among those recognized for outstanding achievement within the Central Division.
  Troy Southwick: Division Directors Award, for implementing the toboggan instructor movement analysis program; Cheryl Raudabaugh: Central Division Outstanding Supervisor, for work in the Skills Development Programs.  The the Rusty Parka newsletter that will be posted soon by the division for lots more award given to hardworking patrollers, including BM/BW/AV as the National Outstanding large alpine patrol, awarded a Gold Unit Citation.

Patroller Stories

We all have stories that are indelibly etched in our memories.  Please consider sharing yours with the patrol.  See other stories here and email your personal story to Cheryl to contribute.

Ski Swap

We had a super successful swap this year!  Thanks to all who turned out to work and support our fundraising efforts.

DUES: Did you get your dues paid on  Local dues are also past due now but you can pay online  Pay Here

OEC Technicians Aug 2018

New OEC Technicians!

A Big Congratulations and job well done to our newest candidates, with eight passing their OEC Practical test Aug 12 to become OEC Technicians.  Welcome them aboard – they will be helping out at the upcoming refresher.

Schedules for 2018/2019

Please go to MRM Scheduling for more information and to link to the current schedule for regular and midmad shifts.

Savage Race Success

Thanks to all who helped out at this year’s Savage Race!  Hard work, but good fun and a valuable service to those in need of first aid and food!  Plus we had the NSP Subaru on site, so maybe we also got noticed a bit on the recruiting side!

Year End Celebration

Great food and socializing with fellow patrollers and ski school partners provided a wonderful wrap up to another successful season at MRM. Congratulations to those recognized at our year end banquet for service years and other achievements!


  • Sage Award  – David Faulkner
  • Hill Leader of the year –  Dan Fancey
  • Shift of the year – Tuesday Night  (Team: T.  Southall, C .Watson, McAninch, Docktor, Nicol, Ogle, Evans)
  • Candidate of the Year – Matthew  Ogle
  • Bravo Award – Twyla Southall
  • OEC Instructor of the year – Cindy Watson
  • Patroller of the year – Sallie Evans
  • Instructor of the year Toboggan – Tom Tavenner
  • Instructor of the year Snow sports – Chet Stanley
  • Patrol Directors Award – Nick Tippett
  • Patrol Directors Award – Doug Sanderson
  • Service 20yrs and greater –  20 Yrs: Tim Burkholder, Robert Ritzi; 35 Yrs: John Norris; 40 Yrs: Fred Bradshaw

CALENDAR Keep an eye on our calendar.  We have lots of events and development activities on the horizon.  What are you doing for self-improvement this year?  Become part of the Senior Programs, consider a Ski Enhancement, Toboggan Enhancement, or OEC development opportunity!  Nothing to lose and so many possibilities to gain!!

MRM Organization Chart  See who leads our volunteer organization in the various functions that it takes to run the show.

Welcome Visitors!

Our 100+ volunteer members provide service, safety, and emergency care to snowsports enthusiasts that visit the Mad River Mountain Ski Resort.Mad River Mountain Ski Resort boasts a 300 ft vertical covering 120 acres of pristine snow generated by Mother Nature, or Mad Rivers 100+ snow machines.Please feel free to check out our site and information about us . Thanks for stopping by.

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The Ohio Region 2016-2017 & 2013-2014 Outstanding Ski Patrol!
The Central Division 2008-2009 Outstanding Ski Patrol!

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