Slope: Emergency service

The Rescue Team for the 39th Saslong Classic consists of totally 75 people. These are forming various sub-teams and are recruited from various associations such as the “South Tyrolean Emergency Center, the Carabinieri, the Helicopter Rescue Organization “Aiut Alpin Dolomites”, and the Mountain Rescue Team Val Gardena/Gröden.
Every team consists of 3-4 persons and includes one physician, 1 mountain rescuer, and two carriers. There is a total of 14 of such teams placed along the course, whereas the remaining members are located in the finish area. The rescue coordination is done by Othmar Prinoth. Prinoth is a mountain guide and president of the International Technical Commission of Mountain Guides IVBV.