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Fox HillTM Ski Patrol


The Fox HillTM Ski Patrol serves the members of the Milwaukee Ski Club as well as others in promoting safety and performing rescue and emergency medical care. We are members of the National Ski Patrol System (NSP).

The Fox HillTM Ski Patrol has been a member of the NSP since 1941.

We are in the NSPs Central Division, South Central Region Section 1. 

Safety is always promoted by the Fox HillTM Ski Patrol see Your Responsibility Code or feel free to contact any of our members for advise keeping safe during winter activities.

We do allow sign-ons, if you are a NSP patroller and wish to sign on please contact our patrol director first for scheduling.

OEC refresher info

Our OEC refresher is held in conjunction with the Heileger Huegel Ski Patrol  at Heileger Huegel.

Our CPR refresher is scheduled in a session other than at the OEC refresher and is held in conjunction with the Little Switzerland Ski Patrol.

The latest text following the 2020 guidelines is titled AHA BLS Provider Manual 2020 catalog number 20-1102 published by the American Heart Association.

The latest American Heart Association CPR book is available through a number of sources including :
WorldPoint ECC
1326 S. Wolf Road
Wheeling, IL 60090-6467
Phone: 1-888-322-8350 Fax: 1-888-281-2627
Item #: 20-1102 Paper
Item #: 20-3102 eBook electronic version

The refresher study guide will reference the Outdoor Emergency Care (sixth edition).

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2023-2024 season OEC refresher will be held on Sunday November 12, 2023 at Heiliger Huegel. This season is Cycle A. This year be sure to complete the online version well before the refresher date. Be sure to bring your current OEC card, a fully stocked aid belt, vest or pack, as well as lunch and the usual items need for outdoors in November.

Schedule (subject to adjustment):
7:00 AM Sign in, Coffee, Donuts/Bagels.
7:30 AM Announcements Stations will start right after.

Thanks to the Heileger Huegel Ski Patrol, all of the instructors, and the ITs.

All patrollers are now required to complete the FEMA ICS-100.c course, the course is free and online:

ICS-100 course information: The online, self-paced course is found at This page must be accessed separately from the NSP website. Members are encouraged to read the Course Overview provided. They should then complete the course by selecting the Interactive Web Based Course link on the right. The course is a series of slides that the individual reads through by selecting the arrow buttons at the bottom of the page. On the final slide, a link to complete the exam is available. Members need to register and create a Student Identification Number prior to completing the exam. A certificate, available to print or download, is awarded upon passing the exam.

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  1.  Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid people or objects.
  2.  People ahead or downhill of you have the right-of-way. You must avoid them.
  3.  Stop only where you are visible from above and do not restrict traffic.
  4.  Look uphill and avoid others before starting downhill or entering a trail.
  5.  You must prevent runaway equipment.
  6.  Read and obey all signs, warnings, and hazard markings.
  7.  Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  8.  You must know how and be able to load, ride and unload lifts safely. If you need assistance, ask the lift attendant.
  9.  Do not use lifts or terrain when impaired by alcohol or drugs.
  10.  If you are involved in a collision or incident, share your contact information with each other and a ski area employee.


                       This is a partial list. Be safety conscious.
                       Officially endorsed by: NATIONAL SKI AREAS ASSOCIATION.

 Sledders please see safe sledding tips here from AAOS and be safe while sledding.  

2010-2011 Fox Hill Ski Patrol

Updated September 20, 2023