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Types of NSP Memberships

Alpine Patroller - A person who provides emergency care to injured or ill area guests; also may be responsible for a wide variety of area safety activities. (A skiing or snowboarding position).

Nordic Patroller - A person who provides emergency care to injured or ill area guests; also may be responsible for a wide variety of area safety activities (A skiing position).

Patroller - A person who provides emergency care to injured or ill guests, but may not transport guests off the hill/slope; may help lead training and education activities. (Skiing or snowboarding skills helpful but not always mandatory.)

Medical Associate - A volunteer physician who assists with Outdoor Emergency Care training and general medical training of patrollers. Requires medical credentials.

Alumni Member - An individual who is no longer actively patrolling but remains a dues-paying NSP member and is eligible to receive NSP member benefits.

Associate Member - An individual who has a need or desire to take National Ski Patrol courses and be associated with the National Ski Patrol.

Mountain Host - The host membership helps you qualify for the activities normally associated with host programs. These may include on-hill customer service duties and public service safety programs. You must have a current first aid certification. Our minimum requirement is NSP's Outdoor First Care or equivalent.

Affiliate Program - The Affiliate program enables businesses, colleges and other organizations to offer NSP education courses and training to their employees and/or customers.

If you are interested in receiving more information about types of NSP memberships please email education@nsp.org