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About OEC/OFC

Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) and Outdoor First Care (OFC) are the first aid standards of training taught by the National Ski Patrol.

Spring Mountain Ski Patrol is a PA EMS Continuing Education Sponsor and can give ConEd credits to those who attend or instruct our OEC or OFC classes and have an EMS certification.

National Ski Patrol OEC Program

OEC at Spring Mountain

All patrollers at Spring Mountain must be certified as OEC Technicians and refresh annually to wear the uniform and patrol.

An OEC class is taught annually at Spring Mountain for patroller-candidates. Usually the class runs from the beginning of September through December. It meets Wednesdays evenings and Saturdays.

An OEC refresher for experienced patrollers is held annually on the second Saturday of November.

Contact Dave Marks, OEC/OFC Committee Chair, for further details

OFC at Spring Mountain

All mountain hosts at Spring Mountain must be certified as OFC Technicians and refresh annually to wear the patch and patrol.

An OFC refresher/class is taught annually at Spring Mountain for Mountain Hosts. Usually this class is in the Fall.

Contact Dave Marks, OEC/OFC Committee Chair, for further details

About OEC/OFC

Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) and Outdoor First Care (OFC) are the first aid standards of training taught by the National Ski Patrol.

All patrollers at Spring Mountain must be certified as OEC Technicians and refresh annually to wear the uniform and patrol.

All mountain hosts at Spring Mountain must be certified as OFC Technicians and refresh annually to wear the patch and patrol.

National Ski Patrol OEC Program


OEC at Spring Mountain

An OEC class is taught annually at Spring Mountain for patroller-candidates. Usually the class runs from the beginning of September through December. It meets Wednesdays evenings and Saturdays.

An OEC refresher for experienced patrollers is held annually on the second Saturday of November.

Contact Dave Marks, OEC/OFC Committee Chair, for further details


OFC at Spring Mountain

An OFC refresher/class is taught annually at Spring Mountain for Mountain Hosts. Usually this class is in the Fall.

Contact Dave Marks, OEC/OFC Committee Chair, for further details


OEC/OFC Photos

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Contact Us

Brent Watts, Patrol Director
springmountainskipatrol@gmail.com
757 Spring Mount Road, Spring Mount, PA 19478


Join Us

Eric Brandon, Chief Recruiter
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Gary Johnson, Assistant Patrol Director ♦  Peter Macaluso, Assistant Patrol Director ♦  Mike Gibbons, Assistant Patrol Director
Andrew Emory, Treasurer ♦  Ed Bovell, Volunteer Liaison ♦  Pete Walters, Secretary ♦  David Marks, Electronic Communications & Webmaster

Walt Larkin, Deputy Patrol Director Emeritus

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Gary Johnson, Assistant Patrol Director
Peter Macaluso, Assistant Patrol Director
Mike Gibbons, Assistant Patrol Director
Andrew Emory, Treasurer
Ed Bovell, Volunteer Liaison
Pete Walters, Secretary
David Marks, Electronic Communications & Webmaster

Walt Larkin, Deputy Patrol Director Emeritus

©2009-2021 Spring Mountain Ski Patrol - All rights reserved.
Problems with this website? Contact webmaster