Northfield Mountain
Nordic Ski Patrol

 
National Ski Patrol Logo The Northfield Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol (Northfield, Massachusetts) is an organization of volunteer first responders trained and nationally certified in winter safety, outdoor emergency care, cross country skiing, land navigation, mountain travel, search and rescue, and winter survival.

Patrol Website Marks Eleven Years
Posted November 2, 2014

The Northfield Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol website (www.nmnsp.org) first went online in November, 2003, eleven years ago. Since then, we’ve announced upcoming patrol activities and reported related events outside the patrol.

If you’re nostalgic, take a look at the first month of postings in fall 2003. You’ll find that the format is a bit different, but the page is still familiar.


Pretty Faces, “The Story of a Skier Girl,” Coming to Hadley
Posted October 24, 2014

Pretty Faces, a documentary featuring female extreme snowsports athletes, is coming to this area. To view the trailer, click the above image or watch it in full-screen format. Catch the film at Hadley Farms Meeting House on Thursday, November 13, at 7:00 PM.


Snow Guardians Video now Available on DVD and Blu-ray
Posted October 22, 2014

The Fall 2014 issue of Ski Patrol Magazine announces Snow Guardians, a 52-minute documentary about the work of ski patrollers in Montana. Avalanche safety and Search & Rescue operations heighten the drama of this production. Click the above image to play the 2-minute trailer or watch it in full-screen format. You can buy the video at the Snow Guardians Store.


Annual Patrol Refresher Scheduled
Posted October 22, 2014

Northfield Mountain Nordic Logo The patrol’s annual skills refresher will be held Saturday, December 6th. Activities will include the CPR refresher and first-aid room familiar- ization and reorganization. More information will be coming.


OEC Refreshers
Posted October 19, 2014

OEC

Completion of the annual OEC refresher is necessary to continue as an NSP Patroller. Here are three ways to find a session with another patrol.

1. Look on these calendars for OEC refreshers:

2. Contact patrols in the regions: Western Massachusetts, Eastern Massachusetts & Rhode Island, Southern Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut.

3. Go to the NSP Course Schedule, select Eastern Division and then OEC Refresher Cycle A (2014). Ignore any other courses listed.

You will need to complete the OEC workbook exercises before the Fall OEC Refresher. You can find it here.


AMN Instructors Convene at Northfield Mountain
Posted September 22, 2014

AMN14 Group

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Eastern Division Director John Shipman was on hand to welcome 63 Avalanche, Mountain Travel & Rescue, and Nordic (AMN) instructors to Northfield Mountain for a weekend of enhancement seminars and skills refreshers. Participants travelled from 12 states as far away as Ohio and Virginia. The program included an 8-hour low-angle rescue class. Most of the instructors camped out for the weekend at Barton Cove. Read more about the event at the AMN14 website.


Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour Coming to Amherst
Posted September 12, 2014

Telluride Mountainfilm

Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour returns to Hampshire College in Amherst on Saturday, February 28, 2015! Mountainfilm focusses on culture, environment, and extreme adventure. The best of short, prize-winning films tour the country. Those screened in Amherst will be selected from this list.



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Updated Friday, October 24, 2014
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Northfield Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol
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