Your invitation to the first “FIPS Patroller Webinar” The Fédération Internationale des Patrouilles de Ski (FIPS) is proud to present the first in an ongoing series of webinars that will be of benefit to ski patrollers around the world. Topics will provide professional development for patrollers leading to increased...
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3rd FIPS European Meeting
3rd SKI PATROL EUROPEANFIPS MEETING Pontedilegno Tonale – Italy Apr 14th – Apr 17th, 2023 A COMMON PROTOCOL TO APPROACH THE INJURED PERSON ON A SKI SLOPE FIPS and FISPS, Federazione Italiana Sicurezza Piste Sci, Italian ski patrol organization, will organize the 3rd European FIPS Meeting to discuss information...
Report on IKAR 2022 – Montreux Switzerland
Report on IKAR 2022 - Montreux Switzerland The idea of going to IKAR was suggested by Marie (FIPS president) to me to represent the Dog special interest group at FIPS. I okayed this with SARDA(Scotland) didn’t want to stand on any toes and sent the money and registration. Cost is...
FIPS Patrollers Participate at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China
FIPS Patrollers Participate at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China offered a new and challenging opportunity for FIPS too participate and test our strength as an international organisation. For those of us who did the work on the ground, it was challenging...
FIPS releases 23rd Congress Survey Summary
Summary feedback on the 23rd FIPS World Congress Val Thorens, France April 23 – 30, 2022 The 23rd FIPS World Congress held in April, 2022 at Val Thorens, France was attended by 110 ski patrollers and associates from around the ski patrol organization federation. Following the Congress, a survey...
Meet Some of Our Rescue Dog Owners
Kate Hunter BASP and SARDA(Scotland) In 2011 I began taking my collie cross Springer Spaniel Bodie to work with me and she and I started our Avalanche / Search and Rescue journey. We first trained with a Avalanche observer and forecaster from Canada who had come to Scotland with...
CEI RESCUE 2022
On June 5th, 2022, the first international technical research and medical rescue exercise "CEI RESCUE 2022" took place in the Italian Alps overlooking Lake Garda, with great success and prominence in various Italian media. Organized by the Trentino Technical-Sanitary Rescue Unit, the only Italian association affiliated with FIPS that...
FIS Snow Kidz a Piancavallo
On Sunday 20 March the Snow Kidz event took place for the first time in Piancavallo. Snow Kidz is an initiative in the FIS-International Ski Federation program, with the aim of bringing children closer to the world of skiing, snow and ski resorts. During the event, a group of...
Celebration of Life – Mark ”Archy” Archambault
Celebration of a life Mark ”Archy” Archambault August 5, 1955 – February 9, 2022. https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/obituaries/bfp037509 He joined FIPS many years ago, always attending the international meetings, had fun and went skiing. For patrollers, he certainly placed Smuggler´s Notch, Vermont on the international map for ski areas. He always made...
International Ski Patrol Day 2022
Helly Hansen supports ski patrollers worldwide for International Ski Patrol Day 2022 OSLO, NORWAY (FEBRUARY 10, 2022) — On February 10, 2022, global ski and outdoor brand Helly Hansen celebrated ski patrollers around the globe on the first International Ski Patrol Day (ISPD). An opportunity for all mountain-lovers...
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