Welcome to National Ski Patrol


Are you passionate about skiing or snowboarding? Do you want to play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of fellow winter sports enthusiasts? If so, National Ski Patrol wants YOU to join our team of dedicated professionals!

Become part of a legacy dedicated to keeping our mountains safe for generations to come. Together, we can make a difference on and off the slopes.

About Us:
National Ski Patrol (NSP) is a renowned organization committed to promoting safety and providing emergency care services in alpine environments across the country. With over 85 years of history, 600+ patrols, and over 30,000 members, we are the leading authority on mountain safety, comprised of volunteers and professionals dedicated to protecting and serving our mountain communities. 

Why Join Us:
~ Make a Difference: As a National Ski Patroller, you'll be on the front lines of safety, helping to prevent accidents and providing emergency medical care when needed. 
~ Training and Certification: We provide comprehensive training programs and certification opportunities, ensuring you have the skills and knowledge needed to handle      any situation on the slopes.
~ Community and Camaraderie: Join a supportive community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for skiing, snowboarding , and helping others.
~ Perks and Benefits: Enjoy exclusive discounts on gear, lift tickets, and more, along with the satisfaction of knowing you're making a positive impact every day.

Who We're Looking For:
~ Enthusiastic individuals with a love for skiing, snowboarding, or biking.
~ Strong communication and teamwork skills.
~ Willingness to learn and adapt to challenging situations.
~ Commitment to safety and helping others.

How to Join:
Ready to take your passion for skiing or snowboarding to the next level? Explore our JOIN US pages above to learn more and join today.





  • Our Bike Patrol Program objective is to provide bike safety and rescue education specifically designed for the needs of bike patrollers. National Ski Patrol offers bike patrol memberships in response to evolving year-round outdoor recreation industry.

  • Bike patrollers and bike hosts are trained as first responders through NSP's education programs, Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) and Outdoor First Care (OFC).

  • As ski areas offer more summer activities, NSP education programs equip patrollers and hosts to support lift-accessed areas as well as additional land management units, including urban parks and open spaces.

Learn more about National Bike Patrol and how to start or join a patrol.


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