Medical Plan

This is the medical plan for all racing activities while at Seven Springs Mountain Resort.

USSS Homologations:

  • U2465/07/21 - Avalanche Slope /  GS
  • U2466/07/21 - Avalanche Slope / SL
  • U2477/07/21 - Gunnar Slope / Super G

Medical Plan:  The Seven Springs Ski Patrol maintains a full time presence at the ski patrol clinic – located directly adjacent to the finish area on Avalanche Slope.  They also dispatch patrol and equipment from medical patrol buildings around the mountain. There is a patrol building 75 meters behind the Avalanche Slope Start, and also one adjacent to the Gunnar Slope Start.

  • All of the patrol dispatch locations and the clinic have “trauma sleds” fully equipped with oxygen and AED’s.
  • Stop the Bleed kits are located in the start hut, finish hut, and gatekeeper bags.
  • Any dispatch from the clinic can use snowmobile to access the injury site.
  • Somerset Ambulance (ALS Ambulance Service) is stationed at the clinic as well, with a state certified paramedic & EMT.
  • Patients with non-life threatening injuries are transported to either Somerset or Johnstown Hospitals with a travel time of 20 minutes with clear roads.
  • Major Trauma facilities are located at Johnstown Hospital and multiple Pittsburgh Hospitals.  Travel times via ground are 40 - 60 minutes.
  • Air medical support is dispatched from either Johnstown or Pittsburgh.  Approximately 20 – 30 minutes flight time. Pre-Coordinated primary landing facilities for Life Flight are located in the golf course parking lot at Seven Springs.
  • All Seven Springs Ski Patrollers conform to the NSP guidelines for training & currency.
  • Communication with the Patrol Dispatch is via radio on channel #2 on all of the radios used by the race officials.
  • Patrol Dispatch can also be reached by phone at 814-352-2035.

Revised: 11/29/22

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Western Pennsylvania Race Club (WPRC) is a successfully run ski program based at Seven Springs. The club has been in operation since 1962. WPRC promotes the development of youth athletics through alpine ski racing.

P.O. Box 153
Melcroft, PA 15462