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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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World Ski Day Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oberhofen, 12th January 2022 WORLD SNOW DAY 2022, ITS ON! On the 16th January 2022, the 11th edition of World Snow Day will take place. As in 2021, World Snow Day events will be subject to COVID-19 restrictions. In light of this Organisers have been instructed...

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