Nordic Ski Patrol
More Backcountry Adventures and Comaraderie!
Do you love winter in the mountains?
Snowshoeing or cross-country skiing adventures?
Helping others have a fun and safe time in the backcountry?
Join our Nordic Ski Patrol to
patrol our backcountry, groom trails,
and help others enjoy the system.
It's a great way to regularly get outdoors,
improve your backcountry skills, make new friends and join in
the comaraderie of the mountains.
Volunteers patrol at least one day a month during the
winter season and spend one day staffing MTTA's office in
Here's what we do:
Patrol the ski trails using two-way radios
Serve as a Goodwill Ambassador to all trail-users
Oversee hut utilization and stay in the huts overnight
Staff the MTTA Office in Ashford on weekends
Act as First Aid emergency response team in a wilderness setting
Additionally, most of our patrollers learn to operate snowmobiles
and groom trails.
Love of the mountains and snow
Ability to interact with people of all ranges and abilities
Novice or intermediate ski or snowshoe ability
Be or become a MTTA member.
Attend an annual patrol training class, and sign
a Department of Natural Resources waiver.
Have a valid First Aid / CPR card, or attend a First Aid
class which is provided at a low cost.
Have attended an Avalanche class, or attend a class which
is provided by MTTA.
We hope you'll join our team. If you want to signup or
have questions, please contact our
Ski Patrol Director.
dates of patrol training classes, see our
Mount Tahoma Trails Association
PO Box 206
Ashford, WA 98304