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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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Become a member of the NSP family! Patrollers are active in all 50 states and 10 countries around the world.

The National Ski Patrol is a federally-chartered 501(c)(1) 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

Happy New Year!

December 30th, 2019|0 Comments

2019 was a tremendous year for National Ski Patrol. Not only did we serve 31,000 members in 17 countries on 4 continents, we continued to uphold the gold-standard of mountain safety and training in [...]

Avalanche Beacon Precautions

December 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Avalanche beacons are specialized radio transceivers operating on the frequency 457 kHz.  Because they use radio frequencies, they are subject to problems caused by interference.  Interference can be caused by many factors, some of which [...]

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