Paul Gugliuzza


  • Bachelor of Arts : Recreation Administration (California State University, Chico)

Experience – Winter

1991-Present – Squaw Valley Professional Ski Patrol

  • Assistant Supervisor (1999-present)
  • Assistant Training Supervisor: Lift and Funitel Evac, High Angle Rescue

2001-2012 (March-April) Helicopter Ski Guide

  • Alaska Backcountry Adventures, Valdez, Alaska
  • Lead Guide (1 0f 3) (2008-2012)

1997-2007 Co-Founder of Pacific Crest Snowcats.

  • Initiated and Developed operation

2011 Co-Founder of Gravity Guides Heliski Operation in Tahoe area

Experience – Summer

2009-2013 Snowfence Foreman. Squaw Valley Ski Corp.

2008 Avalanche Exploder Foreman- Installation and Maintenance & High Angle Construction, Truckee, Ca

2002-2007 Whitewater River Guide

  • Disabled Sports USA-guided handicapped populations
  • Tahoe Whitewater Adventures – guided general populations

2002-2004 Firefighter. Squaw Valley Fire Department (part time)

1996-2002 Mountain Bike Park Supervisor

  • Squaw Valley Mountain Bike Park

1989-1995 Motorcycle Patrol Ranger-patrolled trails and enforced regulations

  • US Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest


  • Avalanche Level I,II and III
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Outdoor Emergency Care
  • Firefighter I and Wildland Firefighter and Class C (Unlimited size) Timber Faller
  • Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor and Swiftwater Rescue