Craig Thornley, of the Willamette Pass Ski Patrol, is the Region Director for Oregon.
Home of The Oregon Region
The Oregon Region of the Pacific Northwest Division of the National Ski Patrol consists of six volunteer ski patrols in Oregon, including Mt Ashland, Mt Bachelor, Santiam Pass, Warner Canyon, Willamette Backcountry, and Willamette Pass. The Oregon Region coordinates training activities between the six member patrols and promotes outdoor recreation, safety, and public awareness of safe practices in winter and summer outdoor activities in Oregon.
Patrols and patrollers in the Oregon Region have been nationally recognized for exceptional performance. Recent awards include National Outstanding Auxiliary Patroller, National Outstanding Large Alpine Patrol, and National Outstanding Nordic Patroller.
For more information about joining NSP, contact one of the local patrols or the Oregon Region Director Craig Thornley.
PNWD Annual Nuts and Bolts three-day clinic – 2013
Make your Plans now to attend the annual Nuts and Bolts clinic sessions at Mt Hood. For more information, the event schedule, registration information, and contact information for lodging and other items of interest download the Nuts and Bolts 2013 Registration form .
Pre-Registration is Required for All Enhancement PSIA Seminars.
Oregon Region award nominations deadline
Due date for most Oregon Region nominations is Saturday, June 8, 2013. See the Awards page for more information.
Oregon Region BBQ 2013
Instructor Recertification Course scheduled for the next Oregon Region BBQ on July 14, 2013 at Willamette Pass. Details will be forthcoming.
Oregon Region meeting Sept. 22, 2013
View Sarah’s cabin in a larger map
9 a.m., Sunday, September 22, 2013
At Sarah Aitken's cabin
in Diamond Peaks
Contact: Craig Thornley
Between milepost 70 and 71 on Highway 58.
Turn into Diamond Peaks’ Main entrance.
Take the first left onto Blue Sky Way.
Take first right onto Clear Spring Way.
Top of hill, turn left onto Elk Haven Way.
Turn right into second driveway.
Address: 141505 Elk Haven Way