Rescue Plan

Rescue Plan for Mount Macpherson Ski Trails

The Nordic trails are not patrolled .  Ski at your own risk

 Emergency (Fire, Ambulance, Police, Search and Rescue):     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 (SAR). They have a snowmobile with trailer and are trained in first aid.

  • 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 Day Lodge, the Ole Sandberg Cabin, and at the bottom of Hydro Hill at the junction with Cedar Ramble.  If the victim cannot ski out on their own, use these packs to keep the victim warm until SAR can assist them.
  • Between 9 am and 4 pm contact the Nordic Lodge at 250-814-4264 to report the incident. The Lodge Attendant may be able to assist with rescue.
  •  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, please contact the club manager at 250-814-4264 to report the incident.