Vail ski patrol tests Wednesday and Friday |

Vail ski patrol tests Wednesday and Friday

VAIL ” Vail Mountain ski patrol will hold tests Wednesday and Friday for people hoping to become members of next year’s squad.

Only alpine and telemark skiers can take the tests, which begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Lower Patrol Room, which is down the stairs from the ski school office in Vail Village.

Skiers who pass the test will be invited to the Ski Patrol Academy held April 8, 9, 15 and 16, where candidates will learn about handling toboggans, lift evacuations, avalanche rescue and CPR. Skiers must complete all for days of the academy to be considered for the 2006-07 ski patrol.

To schedule a spot in the tests or for more information, stop by the patrol room or call 479-4610.

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