National Ski Patrol System
The NSP home page emphasizes training, public education, safety, member services, and supplies.
NSP Eastern Division
Training calendar, instructors, officers, and links to regional patrols. Up-to-date news and announcements.
NSP Avalanche/Mountain Travel and Rescue/Nordic
Eastern AMN training calendar, instructors, and links.
NSP Western Massachusetts Region
Training schedule, news, officers, links to local patrols.
NSP Southern Vermont Region
NSP New Hampshire Region
NSP Southern New York Region
NSP Eastern Division Nordic Patrols
19 patrols are nominally “Nordic” in the Eastern Division. Only one has a web page.
NSP Nordic and Backcountry Ski Patrols
Most of these patrol national forests in cooperation with the United States Forest Service.
Mount Washington Volunteer Ski Patrol
El Dorado Nordic Ski Patrol
Pinecrest Nordic Ski Patrol
Bryan Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol
Galena Backcountry Ski Patrol
Southern California Nordic Ski Patrol
Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol
Genesee Valley Nordic Ski Patrol, Site 1
Genesee Valley Nordic Ski Patrol, Site 2
Medicine Bow Nordic Ski Patrol
Mount Tahoma Trails Association Nordic Ski Patrol
Willamette Backcountry Ski Patrol
Washington Ski Touring Club Nordic Ski Patrol
Caledonia Nordic Ski Patrol
Soldier Hollow Nordic Ski Patrol
Yosemite Nordic Ski Patrol
Hiawatha Nordic Ski Patrol
Anchorage Nordic Ski Patrol
Pioneer Ski Patrol
Lake Alpine Nordic Ski Patrol
Des Plaines River Nordic Ski Patrol
Garmisch Nordic Ski Patrol
Gordonstoun Nordic Ski Patrol
Ski Patrol Home Page
An unofficial, alternative ski patrol site, with many links to national and international organizations, patrols, and suppliers. Ugly but interesting.
The Patrol Pages
Another unofficial ski patrol site, with links to ski, bike, and skate patrols.
Western Appalachian Region (PA) Nordic Ski Patrols
General information about nordic patrolling.
Canadian Ski Patrol – Patrouille canadienne de ski
Weather, safety, rescue, and training with links to provincial and local patrols and organizations. SNOWSMART public safety education program.
British Association of Ski Patrollers
Information on ski patrolling in Scotland, FIPS international ski patrol conference, outdoor first aid, and safety training courses.
Australian Ski Patrol Association
promotes awareness of alpine safety and uniform operating standards.
VRP – ACP Ski Patrol of Switzerland.
Association of Rescue Leaders and Ski Patrollers. In German and French.
GISP: Il Gruppo Italiano Ski Patroller
Italian Ski Patrol. Some English.
Federation Internationale des Patrouilles de Ski
International Federation of Ski Patrols
International Ski Patrols
Gateway to ski patrols worldwide, most sites in their own languages. Lesen Sie Deutsch?
Professional Ski Patrol Association
Paid, full-time ski patrollers’ news, events, and training.
Miscellaneous Ski Patrols
Yahoo links to several patrols, here and abroad.
Dave’s Snowboard Patrol Home Page
Lots of information about boarding, its safety, and patrolling. Links to related sites.
Huck Finn’s Ski Patrol History
The National Ski Patrol: a Critical Structural Analysis (1996) chronicles the history of the NSP structure.
These companies offer equipment for patrolling and for avalanche and backcountry rescue: beacons, toboggans, shovels, probes, bindings, crampons, basket stretchers, backboards, high-angle technical hardware, and patrol packs and apparel.
Harper first-aid fanny packs are made by a ski patroller for ski patrollers. Be sure to click on the Proform button for patroller prices.
Backcountry Access, Inc.
Orion Industries Rescue Sleds
Kifaru Sleds (formerly Mountainsmiths)
TotEm Rescue Sleds
Skedco Sked Folding Rescue Sleds
Wilderness Engineering Sleds
Snow Claw Shovels
Harper Medical Patrol Packs
Hawill’s Rescue Equipment
Radio Harnesses & Holsters
Conterra Technical Systems
Coaxsher RCP Radio Harnesses
Moore Manufacturing Radio Harness
Powerport Radio Gear Harness
Arktis Radio Shoulder Holster
Patrol Vests, Uniforms, Outerwear:
Ski Area Supplies
Vests of the West
Sport Hill Cross Country Wear and Uniforms
Rainy Pass Gore-Tex Fabric Repair