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.
|AMN Instructors Convene at Northfield Mountain|
Posted September 22, 2014
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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
|Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour Coming to Amherst|
Posted February 12, 2014
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.
|Great River Challenge Triathlon at Northfield Mountain|
Posted September 6, 2014
Northfield Mountain welcomes paddlers, runners, and mountain bikers to the Great River Challenge Off-Road Triathlon. Athletes in 13 categories may enter one or all three events. Take a look at the course maps, visit the Great River Triathlon webpage, and read the article in The Recorder. The date is Sunday, September 28th.
|EMS Hadley Club Days and Members Sale|
Posted August 23, 2014
Eastern Mountain Sports in Hadley will hold its semi-annual Club Days from Friday to Sunday, October 3 to 5. Members of outdoors organizations receive a 25% discount on all EMS© brand items and 20% off almost everything else. Bring your NSP card to qualify.
|Avalanche Level 1 Course “Avalanche Foundations” Module|
Posted July 30, 2014
The Western Massachusetts Region will host an Avalanche Level 1 Course “Avalanche Foundations” Module on October 25 (Saturday) at Northfield Mountain.
Significant pre-course study is required, but otherwise the course has no prerequisites. Students planning to proceed though to the next module (up north, during the winter) must have back- country ski gear. See all details at: http://avycourse.blogspot.com
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Northfield Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol