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So far Will Bruce has created 17 blog entries.

One Bike Patroller’s Adaptation to the “New Normal”

By |2020-05-15T23:07:18+00:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: NSP News|

Hello Fellow Patrollers, With the ever-changing world and situation with the COVID-19 virus, here are some recommendations and suggestions for Bike Patrollers and Bike Hosts while on the trails based on my own experience so far. In addition to the general recommendations of remaining 6-10 feet from other individuals at all times, it’s also recommended [...]

Just a Normal Day…

By |2020-05-07T19:48:29+00:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Faces of the NSP|

The following came in from NSP member, Jimmy Minardi. NSP, Well after 42 years of Ocean rescue, which I still currently do in the summers, I decided to go through the National Ski Patrol's OEC  program that was offered by Sunlight Ski Patrol. This particular semester was guided and lead by Carol Wells and Cindy [...]

Powderfall 2021 is at Breckenridge!

By |2020-04-17T15:38:58+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: NSP News|

Hosted by the National Ski Patrol, Powderfall is a biennial end-of-the-season celebration that brings together more than 700 patrollers with industry leaders and friends to network, learn, play and of course, ski and snowboard. Programs include on-hill and classroom learning, all in a collaborative environment that combines education and fun. Days include toboggan clinics, moulage [...]

Puppies & Pow Video by Drew Warkentin

By |2020-04-13T21:39:23+00:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: NSP Subaru Ambassadors, Videos|

Drew is a full time Vail Mountain ski patroller and NSP Subaru Ambassador. Drew lives in Edwards, Colorado (near Vail) with his wife Lauren and pup Tulo. When he’s not ski patrolling in the winter and bike patrolling in the summer you can find him working a film project with his company Big Mountain [...]

COVID-19 National Office Update: How You Can Help

By |2020-03-23T23:01:56+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: NSP News|

Dear NSP Community, Here in the national office -- which is now our virtual office (more on that below) -- we know many of you would like to know what we are doing to help in the effort to contain and combat the Coronavirus. We are collecting opportunities for trained first responders and posting them [...]

First Aid Tips from National Ski Patrol

By |2020-02-20T19:02:44+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Skiing and snowboarding are wonderful activities that provide memorable experiences for winter enthusiasts all over the world. Like many outdoor sports, there are inherent risks that come with playing in the mountains. The best way to ensure you have an amazing experience is doing your homework before you leave for the mountains. Things to Consider: • [...]

The Seasonal Life

By |2020-02-19T23:08:24+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: NSP Subaru Ambassadors|

By Andrew Hennigh, @desolationphoto BLM Ranger Boat The seasonal life. It's been 13 years for me of bouncing between desert rivers and snowy mountain towns. The seasonal life is not good for quelling financial woes. The seasonal life does not necessarily facilitate healthy relationships. The seasonal life isn't easy, it breeds anxiety. With [...]

Bergen & Zaugg: An Interview with NSP/C-RAD Scholarship Recipients

By |2020-02-14T18:54:00+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: NSP News|

Every year, Subaru hosts WinterFest at resorts around the country. During these events, Subaru generously donates $1 to NSP for every email opt-in they gather throughout the tour. These funds are used to benefit avalanche dog programs and scholarships all over, including Wasatch Backcountry Rescue (WBR) and Colorado Rapid Avalanche Deployment (C-RAD). In October, two [...]