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Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol
- About Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol
- Learn more about the patrol and our activities.
- Join the Patrol
- Introduction to the Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol! Instructions for prospective candidates.
- TBSP in the News
- News articles and press clippings about Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol.
- Schedule an on-the-snow introduction to backcountry patrolling.
- Patrol Manual
- Read up on the policies and protocols of the Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol.
- Current conditions
- Links for up to date weather, traffic and avalanche information.
- Links for physical conditioning, tree-well immersion, etc.
- Simple GPS route to Peter Grubb Hut
Dry Gulch Avalanche 12/5/2010: http://avalanche.state.co.us/acc/accidents_co.php
Video - Avalanche Skier POV Helmet Cam Burial & Rescue in Haines, Alaska:
Danger Rose Tutorial:
Avalanche Encyclopedia (UAC):
Extended Compression Test:
Shear Quality video (UAC):http://utahavalanchecenter.org/observation_intermediate_ridgein_cardiff_fork_1212011:
The film “A Dozen More Turns” can be found at:
Snow crystals and physics of their formation.
AIARE - the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Training:
Snow pit plotting software(free):
About the Patrol
A short slideshow about TBSP Patrols and Search and Rescue!
Information for Patrollers
- Search And Rescue
- Information and Signup Instructions for the Search and Rescue Team.
- Boreal Patrol
- Instructions for your Boreal day.
- Hobart Chalet
- Chalet instructions for this year.
- Avalanche Related Resources
- Links about avalanche stuff.
- Operations - things to fix
- Bulletin board for posting items needing attention, or volunteering to fix it!.
- Senior Program
- Information on how and why to become a Senior Patroller in TBSP.