ski patrol


: a group that patrols an area on skis

Examples of ski patrol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Krueger did not wait to start digging, though the Sugarloaf spokesperson says ski patrol was contacted. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 27 Mar. 2024 Unlike in the backcountry, ski areas have a ski patrol on staff in case anything goes wrong, giving newer backcountry skiers a sense of security that doesn’t exist in out-of-bounds terrain. Josh Laskin, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Mar. 2024 Jones’ son gave the man his gloves and jacket until ski patrol arrived. Summer Lin, Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan. 2024 The resort suspended operations and dispatched ski patrol. Mirna Alsharif, NBC News, 6 Feb. 2024 Search and rescue and ski patrol teams responded to reports of a missing skier near Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area last night, according to an Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue Unit Facebook post. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 There’s a paradox to ski patrol—you’re essential but forgotten. Cathleen Calkins, Longreads, 23 Jan. 2024 Use safety equipment to minimize risks, including a helmet, fully charged phone with fast access to ski patrol’s number, beacon and a whistle. David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee, 26 Feb. 2024 Climate & Environment Earth reaches grim milestone: 2023 was the warmest year on record Jan. 9, 2024 Larry Heywood was part of the ski patrol at Alpine back in 1982, when a monster avalanche crashed down the mountain and into the resort’s parking lot, killing seven people. Summer Lin, Los Angeles Times, 10 Jan. 2024

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“Ski patrol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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