“Why don’t you come over and help us with our F.I.S races, it will be great fun!!!” was what I remember of the conversation in a very noisy bar in Montgenevre, in February 2015, at the end of a very interesting and productive FIPS European meeting over a long weekend. The invite was from Erik […]
Well what can I say about this season: Frustrating, disappointing, typical or just inevitable with the global weather patterns at the moment. For once I felt all prepared, team chosen, rookies taken on and a training day run. New stretcher, new pads and all tickety boo” and then none of the white stuff! The STV […]
It was the positivity and energy I experienced during a course at Glenmore Lodge that inspired me to sign up for the BASP Ski Patrol Course in December 2017. Geoff, Mark and Kate led an initial 3 excellent days of training at Glenmore Lodge. This prepared us for the final 2 days at Nevis Range, […]
Are you interested in becoming a First Aid Trainer for BASP? We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team of trainers. There are three pre-requisites that must be met to apply: You must be based in central England & be willing to travel (we regularly deliver courses at Hemel, Tamworth, Castleford & […]
The office is open until 1pm today. It then closes for the Festive period, re-opening at 9am on Monday 7th January 2019.
The office at Glenmore Lodge will officially close for BASP on the 23rd April 2018. Our new postal address is – BASP UK Ltd | Clachmhor | Callart | North Ballachulish | Near Fort William | PH33 6SA
The BASP Office has new opening hours – Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm. There is an answer machine outwith these hours so please leave a message & we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
An Article written by BASP Member Joe Rosenhahn…………… Why does anybody want to become a Ski Patroller? Fun in the snow, skiing and/or snowboarding, stunning mountain panoramas, clean air, teamwork and like-minded people surely make up a big portion of that answer. On the other hand, there is the unique medical side, the search and […]
The World Ski Patroller Survey was started in 2015 to learn more about you, the ski patroller. We were finding it difficult to learn more about ski patrollers around the world, there really isn’t much data about this special breed of human being in the public domain. So, in consultation with national and international ski […]
During the FIPS meeting in Passo del Tonale in 2016, Predrag Milosevic, of the Serbian Mountain Rescue Service (GSS), gave an invitation to other ski patrols to visit them in Kopaonik. In February, Gerard Cameron and John Holmes from BASP and Marie Nordgren, Poul Kongstad and four other representatives from SLAO, the Swedish Ski Resorts […]