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600+ patrols around the country help keep outdoor enthusiasts safe year-round. With more than 30,000 members, the National Ski Patrol is one of the largest outdoor safety organizations in the country. 

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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.

Recent NSP Articles

Winter Triathlon and New Challenges

June 25th, 2020|0 Comments

By Christine Wodke, NSP Subaru Ambassador In Scott Welle’s book Wellness he says “When you are challenged you are forced to grow or you can’t meet the challenge.” That quote perfectly describes not only [...]

Skywalk and Service to Others

June 15th, 2020|0 Comments

By Alex Limkin Walking the 22-mile Skywalk across the Sandias with Chuck Hosking is a bit like showering with a loofah, or eating a dandelion salad: a bit raw, a bit rough, but seriously [...]

Where’s Everyone Else?

June 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Growth opportunities in ski patrol with minorities By Mandela Echefu  (Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of Ski Patrol Magazine. We are re-publishing it here because of its relevance [...]

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