Frequently Asked Questions

I have a question about mountain operations such as lift ticket prices, lost and found, amenities at Lee Canyon, snow information, getting to the resort, etc.2024-02-26T19:16:50+00:00

This website is for the Lee Canyon Ski Patrol, proudly affiliated with the National Ski Patrol. While our mission is to ensure the safety of all snow sports enthusiasts and guests at Lee Canyon, please note that we do not handle inquiries regarding mountain operations. For details regarding mountain operations, we encourage you to visit

I come from a medical background (EMT, Paramedic, RN, PA, MD/DO), do I need to take OEC?2024-02-26T19:05:33+00:00

Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) serves as the standard of care for our volunteer ski patrollers. We provide a condensed training program tailored for individuals with medical backgrounds to acquaint them with the fundamentals of OEC. For those interested in pursuing a paid patroller position, while OEC training is not mandatory, prior medical experience in some capacity is required.

Do I need medical experience to join ski patrol?2024-02-26T19:02:20+00:00

No prior medical experience? No problem! While having medical training such as EMT, Paramedic, RN, PA, or MD/DO is beneficial, it’s not mandatory to join the Lee Canyon Ski Patrol. We offer a comprehensive program called Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) through the National Ski Patrol, specifically designed to train individuals in the medical aspects of ski patrolling. Many of our team members come from diverse backgrounds such as teaching, accounting, law enforcement, business ownership, and more, where their day-to-day jobs have no medical-related responsibilities.

How do I join ski patrol?2024-02-26T18:59:16+00:00

For more information on joining ski patrol, go to

Do I have ski to be on ski patrol?2024-02-26T18:58:12+00:00

While our name implies ‘ski patrol,’ skiing is not a requirement to join our team. At Lee Canyon, our patrol includes individuals who snowboard as well. Moreover, we welcome team members who do not ski or snowboard at all. These patrollers can often be found assisting guests in our base area or First Aid Room, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone on the mountain.

Are all patrollers volunteer?2024-02-26T18:51:40+00:00

At Lee Canyon, our ski patrol team consists of both volunteer and paid members. If you’re seeking a paid ski patrol position, please visit for current job openings. For those interested in volunteering, you’re in the right place! Continue exploring our website for more information on how to become a volunteer ski patroller and contribute to our dedicated team.

How can I make a donation to the patrol?2024-02-26T18:52:58+00:00

Interested in supporting Lee Canyon Ski Patrol’s vital training and operations? We’re a registered 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing essential services on the slopes. You can contribute to our cause by using the PayPal link provided or by filling out the contact form below. A member of our Board of Directors will promptly follow up with you. Your generosity helps us continue our mission of ensuring safety and assistance for all skiers and snowboarders.

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If you haven’t found the answer to your question above, please complete the form below. Rest assured, our Board of Directors, who are dedicated volunteers, will promptly respond to your message.

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