Nevada (Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest)
Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol Honored as Top National Nordic Patrol in 2005.
They were named the Outstanding Nordic patrol in their region in 2009 and the National Runner up Nordic Patrol in 2010.
Early in 1992, two skiers perished in the
Incline Creek drainage (just south of our patrol area at Tahoe Meadows) because they were poorly equipped and
unfamiliar with winter survival skills. In January 1994 they rescued two lost and hypothermic snowmobilers at Tahoe
Meadows. In January 1996 they participated in the rescue of a severely hypothermic snowboarder at Castle Peak. In
December 1997 an experienced skier perished in the Castle Peak area because he was poorly equipped for conditions,
and ignored an imminent storm.
In March 2010, they participated in the rescue of a snowshoer lost for two days at Castle Peak.
USFS Sierra Avalanche Center
Searching Donner Summit - Search and Rescue March 3-4, 2010
Tahoe Area SKi Patrols
last updated 12 Apr 2010