Powderhorn National Ski Patrol
Welcome to Powderhorn National Ski Patrol, proudly serving our community for over 4 decades. Our organization is the Grand Valley's finest. We do not require you to be an expert rider to join—just a strong, stable and avid one who is comfortable on all of Powderhorn’s terrain. Various members use alpine skis, telemark skis, and snowboards.

Ski & Snowboard Swap Expo 2014
Friday, November 7, 2014
6pm-9pm in the University Center Ballroom
General Admission $10
12 and under: Free
Admission fee good for both days
Free Parking - CMU parking garage

Saturday, November 8, 2014
9am-3pm in the University Center Ballroom
General Admission $3
12 and under: Free
Students with valid CMU MAVcard: free
Free Parking - CMU parking garage

Vendors and Public contact:
Pat Trimm (National Ski Patrol) for information
(970) 270-6703




Ready for the Backcountry?

You've done all the right things. You've taken the avalanche classes, you know how to read the snow pack, you have all the right equipment, beacon, probes, shovel, GPS. You have the latest avalanche forecast. You're prepared and ready for a great ski adventure, Your judgment is sound, you have all the factors covered. There is however, one factor that cannot be trained for or predicted. Don't let the "
human factor" ruin your day.  If you're a backcountry enthusiast this video is a must watch. Warning video contains graphic material.

A Dozen More Turns



Need Avalanche Training? 



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