National Ski Patrol

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Do you like skiing? Are you interested in the medical field? Have you ever wanted to be a real life superhero?

The National Ski Patrol is a federally-chartered 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership association. As the leading authority of on-mountain safety, the NSP is dedicated to serving the outdoor recreation industry by providing education and accreditation to emergency care and safety service providers.

Learn more about volunteering, making patrolling your profession, or giving back to the men and women who keep you safe on the mountain. 

NSP’s Answer to the COVID Pandemic

During the last 7 months the world has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ski community was not immune to this with the ski season ending months earlier than expected. When resorts closed ski patrollers lost their jobs all around the country. During that time NSP members took control by donating PPE equipment and their time to aid in the early stages of the pandemic.

Now, the National Ski Patrol, together with partner organizations like the National Ski Areas Associations are working together to ensure ski areas reopen and patrols are functioning the safest possible ways. To learn more about how NSP members are helping or to help yourself please visit the COVID page of our website.

Blog: Silver Lining

By Yarrow Farnsworth Had you asked me years ago when I moved from Texas if I would ever ski (on snow) much less patrol, I probably would have laughed. I moved to New Hampshire as a teenager when my father was relocated in 1989 from Dallas, TX. Naturally I was a child raised on the lakes, better suited to ...

Win A Pair Of Rossignol Skis!

Here at the National Ski Patrol we’re excited to welcome the 2020 – 2021 ski season. While this season will be unique, we know getting to the snow will be a welcome reprieve. No matter where you are, we hope you have an amazing season filled with face shots and lines you’ll remember for a lifetime!

By signing up for the National Ski Patrol newsletter, you’ll be entered to win a pair of Rossignol skis! You’ll also receive great stories, news and offers from us.