Dear Ski Patrollers,

As winter unfurls its frosty embrace over our mountains, we find ourselves
reflecting on the silent guardians who ensure our mountain adventures are
not just thrilling but safe—the unsung heroes of the alpine, the Ski Patrollers.

In the face of biting cold and challenging conditions, you stand as the
protectors of our mountains, ensuring that every skier and snowboarder can
revel in the joy of snow sliding. Your unwavering dedication to our well-being
does not go unnoticed, and for that, we extend our heartfelt gratitude

Your vigilance transforms the mountains into playgrounds. We recognize the
harsh weather conditions you endure—the freezing mornings, biting winds,
relentless snowfall, rocky conditions, and bone-chilling temperatures. Yet,
day in and day out, you persist in your mission to keep our slopes safe.

Ski patrol checking avalanche conditions

At Obermeyer, where the love for exploring the mountains is woven into our
very fabric, we extend a special thank you. Your contribution extends beyond
safety. You are the friendly faces, the reassuring presence, and the
embodiment of the mountain spirit. Your role in fostering a sense of
community and camaraderie among skiers and snowboarders is invaluable.
For that, we are truly grateful.

Ski patroller with her dog.

Your silent but profound impact on our mountain experiences is
immeasurable. This note serves as a token of appreciation for the countless
hours, the challenges faced, and the unwavering dedication you bring to the

So, to each Ski Patroller—thank you.
Warm regards,


All photos courtesy of and their instagram account @natlskipatrol

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