Thank you for visiting the Northstar NSP web site.

This site covers the Northstar Candidate/Transfer Training program for the upcoming season 2023-2024 based on the guidelines of the OEC 6 and local Northstar Protocols. Explore, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions!

In addition, this site provides communication updates and protocol resources to our current Northstar NSP Team members.

Interested in joining our Team?

If you are interested in next  season, 2023-2024, you are required to have an Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) Technician Certificate; an American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider basic life support, CPR/AED card; and be able to pass a ski or snowboard check on the mountain (which is generally held in march and December).

Contact recruiting ([email protected]) in mid-August, 2023 to get a the list of scheduled classes in your area. Currently there are CA classes in the following areas: Palo Alto, Sacramento, East Bay, and Truckee.

In addition to this site—which is specific to Northstar—you can also visit nsp.org to learn more about the National Ski Patrol System.