With deepest sympathy, we mourn the loss...

new item Detroit Mountain Click, and keep mouse on camera to display a photo. reopens this winter, and will be hosting the 2015 Spring BOG and PR Retreat.

"Look Smart, Know Your Stuff, and Be Compassionate"
...words of wisdom from Tim White,
former NSP Executive Director.

Jim "Zeke" Ruzicka (Ass't Region Dir. & PR, Lutsen Patrol) is elected WR Director
Ken Meldahl (Central Division Elections Coordinator)

Special Pro Form Notice
from Darcy Hanley,
NSP Education Director

Check out our new
Western Region Web site!

(coming soon.)

WR News, Announcements,
Ad's, Special Events
2014-2015 Calendar
updated item
Region Staff Rosters
List only courses/training events for 2014-2015
Education / Programs Awards & Recognition
Western Region OEC NSP-C Western Region
Alpine Ski School
NSP Member Services Patroller / Instructor
updated item
Pro-Form Program
Pro Equip Rep's
WR & CD Newsletters
Women of the Western Region new item CISM Resources
in the Western Region
W.R. Ski Areas & Clubs
(Region Map)
Patrol Web Sites
Alumni Membership Risk Management
Central Division
Web site
National Ski Patrol
Web site

EMS & SAR Links Candidate Information
Related Links What's New?
Shop the On-line Catalog NSP Member Discussion Forums
Security Awareness Newsletter for Computer Users
National Ski Patrol Central Division Western Region Update your
e-mail address
with NSP

Final Sweep/


Western Region Ski Patrol
On The Hill

Central Division
Senior Manual

Introduction to Patrolling
(Patroller 101)

Western Region

"Patrol Representatives’ Checklist"

new itemNeed the 2014
Refresher Workbook
2014 OEC
Cycle A
Refresher Info

NSP-C/PSIA Western Region
Ski Skills Program

NSP Safety Page
NSP Safety Team - Lead by Example
Meet the
NSP Safety Team

The way we were...
The way we were...
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(Check out the Class of 2013 for a listing of those who have continued their NSP education!)


 News Archive and How to Submit News Stories


The Central Division Western Region of the National Ski Patrol has established this Web site to provide patrollers in the Region with the most current information about Region events and NSP programs, and a comprehensive, on-line information resource about activities relating to ski patrolling.

If you would like to become a ski patroller, we invite you to visit the Web site of the National Ski Patrol System, where you can learn about the mission, history, and about becoming a member. Are you interested? Click here! We'd like to hear from you!
Support the essential work of the National Ski Patrol. > > > PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!
Join the National Ski Patrol!
Don't leave before you take a look at this NSP Young Adult Program Video and a Young Adult Program Essay   They're cool!   While you're here,
take a look at the new NSP Recruitment Video.
We really need Nordic patrollers!
What is Nordic patrolling?

The 2014 Western Region Fall Meetings (Board of Governors (BOG) and General), Awards Banquet, and Sunday PD/PR Breakfast are being hosted by the Buena Vista Patrol, Bemidji, MN.
2014 Western Region Fall Meeting Info
Sept. 26-28, 2014

Includes the on-line registration form.

Get your Spring 2014 Western Region
Double Black Diamond Express
and Central Division Winter 2014 Rusty Parka News here!

Is your National Member Services information current? Did you knowthat almost 1/4 of all Western Region patrollers miss valuable information because they either don't list an e-mail address or that address is obsolete?
Check your information at the National Ski Patrol "Member Services" page or Click here for step-by-step instructions.
-- Courtesy of Bob Hart - Hiawatha Nordic Ski Patrol

Ski Safe...Ski Smart...Have Fun!

NSAA/NSPS Skier's Responsibility Code and other NSPS Slope Safety Information
and Skiing and Snowboarding Safety Tips
NSAA National Safety Initiative

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©1997-2014, Western Region of the Central Division, National Ski Patrol System.
Our future Web site will be maintained by Kent Anderson -- Afton Alps Ski Patrol
A special thank-you is extended to Chase Allen (retired, Buck Hill Ski Patrol), who established the original Web site in 1997
(consisting of images of the Region calendar and staff roster scanned from our printed newsletter),
and to Roger Petry (Giants Ridge Ski Patrol), who managed the site from 1998 to 2014.