The National Ski Patrol
The National Ski Patrol (NSP) is the leading authority of on-mountain safety. The NSP is dedicated to serving the public and outdoor recreation industry by providing education and accreditation to emergency care and safety service providers. The organization is made up of more than 28,000 members serving over 650 patrols, including alpine, Nordic, and auxiliary patrollers. Their members work on behalf of local ski and snowboard areas to improve the overall experience for skiers and snowboarders.