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Ski Patrol Radio

Dec 3, 2021

As ski season kicks off around the country, we sit down with the National Ski Area Association’s Director of Risk & Regulatory Affairs, Dave Byrd, and National Ski Patrol medical committee member and Infectious Disease Physician, Dr. Jon Persichino. We discuss their recommended COVID precautions to keep


Sep 29, 2021

We sit down with the National Ski Patrol’s new CEO Chris Castilian in this episode of Ski Patrol Radio. We talk about his prior experiences, his goals for bringing the National Ski Patrol forward in the ski industry, and honoring NSP’s past without living in it.


Jul 21, 2021

On this episode of Ski Patrol Radio we sit down with Mount Hood ski patroller Dave Watson. He speaks about his experiences training patrollers in Kashmir, India, being buried while conducting avalanche mitigation in Oregon, and how his training and experiences as a ski patroller have aided him while climbing the tallest...


May 18, 2021

In the historically male-centric culture of ski patrolling, women are finding a better place in the community. We sit down with Kolina Coe, the Assistant Director and a dog handler at Northstar California, and Kristen Russo, the Assistant Patrol Director at Holiday Valley in New York state. We discuss their experiences...


Apr 7, 2021

It’s been a year since ski resorts all over the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to Patroller Directors Tony Cammarata of Arapahoe Basin and Denise McLaughlin of Bogus Basin discuss their year of wins and losses, moving through the unknown, and staying safe. Finally, they share the silver lining...