When it comes to being a ski patroller, there is no mold. There are, however, some common traits that all patrollers share. National Ski Patrol members have a strong desire to help others, learn emergency care techniques, improve their skiing and snowboarding skills, and enhance the safety and enjoyment of snow sports for all. Sound like you?


  1. World class first aid training
  2. Membership on a great team with hundreds of years of patrolling experience
  3. The personal satisfaction of selflessly assisting others in dire need
  4. Complimentary Lift Vouchers (one voucher for each fulfilled duty day)
  5. First on the mountain; Last off the mountain
  6. Membership in NSP provides access to prized Pro Discounts from top quality brands


  1. Bring a positive attitude and willingness to be helpful
  2. Fulfill 10 scheduled duty days throughout season
  3. Attend all yearly patrol mandatory events:
    1. On-Hill Refresher (1-day event in early October)
    2. OEC Refresher (1-day event in early October)
    3. CPR Refresher (usually scheduled along with OEC Refresher)
  4. Help with our annual fundraiser (SOS Fair – first weekend in November)