File 005 - Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol Manual - 1982

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Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol Manual - 1982

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  • October 8, 1982 (Creation)

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1 cm textual material

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Whistler Mountain ski patrol manual from the 1982/1983 winter season.

Table of contents:

  • Introduction
  • Ski Patrol Skill Levels
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Ski Patrol Dispatch
  • Patrol Guest
  • Alpine Office
  • Communications Procedures - Alpine Office Secretary
  • Toboggans
  • Accident Reporting
  • Accident Photography
  • Weather Recording & Reporting
  • Avalanche Hazard Forecasting
  • Avalanche Control:
  • Ski Cutting
  • Explosives Safety
  • Use of Handcharges
  • Use of Avalauncher
  • Cornice Control Procedures
  • Helicopter Bombing
  • Avalanche Rescue:
  • Avalanche Search Plan
  • Search By Electronic Transceiver
  • Avalanche Rescue Dogs
  • Lift Evacuation - Plan & Methods
  • Gondola Evacuation
  • Self Evacuation
  • Snowmobile Operation
  • Speed Control
  • Sign Line Violators
  • Race Patrol
  • Public and Staff Relations
  • Sweep Procedures
  • Missing Persons - Night Search

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Good (2020)
Some smudging on cover.

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Donated by Jim Gravel, September 28, 2020.


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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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Catalogued November 2020.

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