Originally Posted by Coach13
Evaluate whether the situation is safe for the rescuers.
IF there is an ability to cordone off something that would put your rescurer at (higher) risk, why not?
And as has been mentioned over and over, almost all the in boundary closures are due to bad skiing conditions---whatever they may be.
You have NO control outside the area border, but you do inside.
There are many patrollers out there who are very competent inside their area that may not be competant out of bounds. I would be one! I'm not trained at that and have no desire to get trained. I'll leave the OB stuff to the SAR guys.
They will follow the same set of rules--safety first.