Mad River Mountain Ski Patrol – In The News

The Midwest Outdoor Experience is one of MRM Ski Patrol’s fund raising activities and is coming up soon – Oct 1&2.  Sign up here to volunteer!!

Make sure to check out updated pictures.  There are transition shots of the new lodge, an early version drawing of our patrol room, and photos of summer fundraising.  Anyone with photos they would like to share, please email the webmaster :)

 OEC Refresher 2016

Yup, it’s that time again.  Go to Member Resources in the menu above, select OEC Program from the drop down and enter password for all the details and links to website references.  If you only need a quick checklist of requirements for now, see below:

1. Do the Workbook and turn it in at the Refresher.
2. Do the online course and bring certificate to Refresher.
3. Register yourself for the Refresher at
4. Bring your OEC Card.
5. Pack your lunch.
6. Bring your vest or fanny pack with the usual supplies in it.
See our Calendar of Events for important dates!

 NEW LODGE – Progress is being made!

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Patrollers,  you are needed for our volunteer Off Season Activities.

Sign up here, or contact David Highman with questions.  Volunteer Sign Up

OEC is underway for the 2016 candidates.

Check out our new OEC Program web page to see what’s going on and how you can get involved!  OEC Program. Patrollers will need the standard password to access, as with all pages under Member Resources.


Ski Patrol wrapped up the season with a wonderful awards ceremony.   A few of the awards presented:

  • Bravo award for 239.5 hrs: Cindy Watson, Katie Hiser
  • Candidate of the year –  Cindy Watson
  • Sage  Award – Bob Basinger, also recognized at the Ohio Region level.
  • Those achieving Senior Status – Chuck Middlestetter and David Highman for Senior Alpine Patroller and David Highman, Justin Tugaoen, Wally Taylor, Twyla Southall, Cindy Watson for Senior Patroller.
  • Patrollers of the year – Everyone
  • Congrats to all!!

ALSO: Congratulations to those from MRM recognized at the Ohio Region banquet awards ceremony including:

  • Richard Ike – retiring after 10 yrs service as Alumni Advisor.
  • NSP-C Snow Sports School region staff: Troy Southwick, Chris Raudabaugh, Jim Vickroy, and Andrej Gutik.
  • Ohio Region Womens Program Award to Cheryl Raudabaugh for dedication to and empowerment of women patrollers.
  • Young Adult Patroller: Jonny Garther

Mad River construction is underway for our new digs – check out the Mad River website for details throughout the summer!

New lodge rendering

Please see our Patrol Updates page for more detailed information.


We have had many successes this season by patrollers seeking to improve their skills through NSP and PSIA credentialing.  Following are important completions to be recognized:

  • Senior Alpine Patrollers – (Feb 21): Chuck Middlestetter and David Highman both passed their senior ski and toboggan test.  With all the other components already passed, they become our newest Senior Alpine Patrollers.
  • Alpine S&T -(Feb 27 &Feb 20): Cindy Watson, Katie Hiser, Matt Bates, Jonny Garther, Kristen McKenna, Jonah Tugaoen – Alpine Patrollers; David McKenna, Justin Tugaoen – added certification for snowboard/telemark.
  • Senior Program – OEC Module (Jan 24) & Senior Program – Aid Room Module (Jan 24): David Highman, Justin Tugaoen, Wally Taylor, Twyla Southall, Cindy Watson
  • PSIA Level II: (Jan 24) Cheryl Raudabaugh
  • PSIA Level I: (Jan 24) Laura McCabe, John Kreamer, (Feb 7) Wally Taylor, (Mar 13) Twyla Southall

Patrollers: see  PD Updates for messages from Troy and  Member/Patrol Updates for patrol operations info.  Watch for the highlighted areas to quickly scan the running notes, and watch for pictures of patrol activities!

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 2013-2014 Outstanding Ski Patrol!
The Central Division 2008-2009 Outstanding Ski Patrol!

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