OTH/OEC Refresher Dates

To avoid confusion regarding our mandatory preseason training – the On-the-Hill Refresher (OTH) and OEC Refresher – please reference the information below, including the date for each at Bear Mtn and additional make-up options. Please read carefully and save for reference.

ON-THE-HILL (OTH) Refresher: Required by Big Bear Mtn Resorts to include annual recertification of chair evac, American Red Cross test, risk mgmt and registration
DATE: Saturday, Oct 25th at Bear Mtn 7:30 – 3:30 Make-up Saturday, Oct 18th at Bear Mtn 8:00 – 3:00  One of these two sessions is mandatory to patrol at Bear this season.
This is mandatory for ALL staff – patrollers, mtn security and candidates.

OEC Refresher – Cycle A: Required by NSP w/ annual recertification of OEC skills and CPR/AED
DATE: Sunday, Oct 26th at Bear Mtn 7:30 – 3:00 Make-up Sunday, Sept 28th at Cahuilla Park in Claremont or Saturday, Oct 11th at Snow Valley. One of these 3 is mandated to patrol.
This is mandatory for all patrollers and candidates. NOTE to Mtn Security – you will have separate training on this day unrelated to OEC.

These dates are being provided 4 months in advance for your planning purposes, so please block out these dates now. We’d prefer you come to Bear Mtn for this training if possible.