The Ragged Mountain Ski Patrol is a registered unit of the National Ski Patrol (Eastern Division, Maine Group).
The Purpose and Mission of the RMSP:
- To promote safety in the sports of skiing and snowboarding in cooperation with NSPS (National Ski Patrol System), Camden Snow Bowl ski area management, Professional Ski Instructors of America, the American Ski Federation, and other groups devoted to the promotion of safety.
- To serve the Camden Snow Bowl management and the snow sport public as a trained and skilled rescue organization.
How to Become a Member of the Ragged Mountain Ski Patrol:
The National Ski Patrol is a federally chartered, nonprofit membership association dedicated to serving the public and outdoor recreation industry by providing education services in emergency care and safety. Patrol candidates are trained locally by our qualified Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) instructors.
Instruction includes: * Classroom instruction – Outdoor Emergency Care® is the NSP’s award-winning training program for patrollers.
Successful completion includes a written and practical exam. * On hill training – Ski and toboggan skills * CPR certification
Come join us for an exciting and rewarding experience. For more information please contact Duncan Matlack, the Patrol Director, at 207-236-3438 ext. 110; or speak to any patroller you see on the slopes. The patrol is always seeking new members and would be pleased to discuss the process of becoming a National Ski Patrol Alpine Patroller.
Lids for Kids
Is a Ragged Mountain Ski Patrol sponsored program that promotes the purchase and use of ski and snowboard helmets for local fourth graders. With a coupon, you can receive a 25% discount and $30 off the purchase of a helmet at Ragged Mountain Sports or Maine Sport Outfitters.
Contact any member of the ski patrol to get a coupon or learn more about the program.