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Photo: Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol British Columbia

A snowmobiler takes a break in his daily chores as being part of the Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol in British Columbia, Canada.

A ski patrol atop Whistler Mountain in British Columbia, Canada has a outstanding day to be on duty as the sky is a beautiful blue color and the snow for skiing or snowmobiling is great. This man decides to take a minute from his busy schedule so that we can take his picture.

Days like this atop Whistler Mountain can be fairly easy for a ski patrol but other days can be some of the worst of your life. Rescue attempts need to be made, minor casualties have to be tended to and people are always reminded to stay within the boundaries. These are just a few tasks that a ski patrol needs to take care of while on duty in the ski season on Whistler Mountain.

If people get lost upon the mountain, some of the rescue attempts by the ski patrol can be extremely dangerous. Avalanche hazards, darkness and the weather can all play a huge part in the conditions that apply and each member of the ski patrol must be fully trained for these type of rescues. ... continue below the picture...



Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol British Columbia

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Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol British Columbia
Photo of a ski patrol on Whistler Mountain in British Columbia, Canada taking a moment so that we can snap his picture.

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... This man might give the impression that being a ski patrol member on Whistler Mountain in British Columbia is an easy job but in reality you can sometimes be endangering your own life.

Thousands of local people as well as travelers from around the world flock to Whistler Mountain in British Columbia each year to enjoy sunny days upon the slopes. The more people that are on the mountain, then the busier the day can be for the ski patrol.Whistler Mountain Patrol, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 9000 ED, aperture of , exposure time of sec. on ISO , as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was .

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Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol British Columbia
A snowmobiler takes a break in his daily chores as being part of the Whistler Mountain Ski Patrol in British Columbia, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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