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.
|Northfield Mountain August eNewsletter
Posted August 6, 2016
Northfield Mountain publishes a monthly newsletter of its public educational and
recreational programs. This month, read about coming national paddlesports competitions,
Ragnar Trail Relay, and current trail conditions. To see the August issue, click
here You can also
subscribe here to receive the publication by e-mail.
|Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour Coming to Amherst|
Re-posted January 28, 2016
Telluride Mountainfilm On Tour returns to Hampshire College in Amherst on Saturday, February 27, 2016! Mountainfilm focusses on culture, environment, and extreme adventure. The best of short, prize-winning films tour the country. Those shown in Amherst will be selected from this list. Read more here and click image for poster.
|Western Mass Region Ballcaps Now Available
Posted October 9, 2015
Western Massachusetts Region Ballcaps are now available for $15.00 each.
To order, contact Gerry Pollard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specify whether you wish “NORTHFIELD MOUNTAIN” across the back or prefer
the back blank. Click images to enlarge.
|On the Hill Refresher on Calendar|
Posted October 8, 2015
The annual On-the-Hill Refresher has been scheduled for Saturday, December 5th, at Northfield Mountain. CPR re-certification will be part of the program. Stand by for further details.
|AMN Conference a Success|
Posted September 21, 2015
This past weekend, Eastern Division Avalanche, MTR, and Nordic Instructors from throughout
the Eastern Division met for AMN15,
education seminar at Northfield Mountain.
Among the 53 patrollers in attendance were the National Nordic Director, the Division
Avalanche, MTR, and Nordic Coordinators, and Chris Cruz, Region Director. Photos can be seen at
Sunday’s program consisted of Matt Speier’s Low Angle
|Shefftz Appointed Avalanche & MTR Advisor|
Posted September 14, 2015
Jonathan Shefftz of this patrol has been appointed Avalanche and Mountain Travel and Rescue Advisor for the Western Massachusetts Region. Jonathan brings to this position a strong background in avalanche safety education and MTR leadership. Congratulations!
|In Memoriam Larry Pottebaum|
Posted August 22, 2015
We are saddened by the passing of Larry Pottebaum, a member of this patrol since 1988. He was not only a Nordic Patroller, but a registered nurse, a firefighter, and an outdoor educator. You may wish to read more about Larry's life in his online obituary.
His family has planned a memorial celebration
which may be viewed on
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Updated Saturday, August 6, 2016
Website by Bill Schweikert
Northfield Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol