Mad River Mountain Ski Patrol – In The News

Welcome to Mad River Mountain’s Ski Patrol Website!


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

Sign up here for the 2016 Ski Patrol Swap!  Volunteer Sign Up

ON THE HILL and ANNUAL MEETING: Note – this is a new date from what was previously published!!  Click on the Event at right for more information.



Voting is now open for our NSP national board members.  Mad River has become increasingly better at getting out the vote.  Every vote counts, especially in an organization where such a small percentage of the members take time to vote.  Vote now to make yours count!  If you want guidance, the following are the recommendations from Central Division Election review members:

Jay Zedak – Central Division  (One of our own from Ohio Region!)
Brian Ulrich – Central Division
Joshua Masur – Far West Division
Mike Huber – Northern Division

NEW LODGE – Progress is being made! Photos as of 092216

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 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

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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