Rescue Plan for Mt Macpherson Ski Trails

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Feb 20th, 2014
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Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club – Rescue Plan

for Mount Macpherson Ski Trails

The Nordic trails are not patrolled

 

 

Emergency (Fire, Ambulance, Police, SAR)   911

Hospital   250-837-2131

Revelstoke Nordic Lodge   250-814-4264

Mt Macpherson Ski Area is located 7 kilometers south of the Trans Canada Highway on Highway 23 South (address is 2265 Hwy 23 South).

For emergencies needing transport off the ski trails call 911, describe the nature and location of the emergency and ask for Search and Rescue.

 

  • Unless trained individuals are available the injured person should not be moved until SAR attends.
  • First Aid packs with blankets and first aid kits are kept at the Ole Sandberg Cabin and in the Day Lodge Office. If the victim cannot ski out on their own, use these packs to keep the victim warm until Search and Rescue can assist them.
  •  The RNSC owns a snowmobile equipped with a toe bar and a rescue toboggan that are stored in the maintenance building.
  •  The snowmobile is only to be driven by individuals that are familiar with snowmobile operation.
  •  Only trained first aid attendants are to use the rescue toboggan to transport injured persons.
  •  After rescue services have been contacted contact one of the following to report the accident:

 

Keith McNabb (RNSC Secretary)         (250) 837-5910

Dave Kaegi (RNSC President)         (250) 837-8574

Matt Smider (Lodge Custodian)         (250) 683-9012

Updated February 2014

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