Peter Snyder

Year inducted: 2016
Primary patrol: Upper Delaware Nordic, Pennsylvania

Pete joined the East Orange County Club Patrol in 1952 and completed alpine Senior in 1965. He was a founding member and patrol director of the Upper Delaware Nordic Ski Patrol. He served as the Nordic advisor for both the Eastern Pennsylvania Region and the Eastern Division. He was also the Eastern Division Mountaineering advisor.

Pete has the distinction of being Nordic Master Number 001, is a Nordic Senior, and received National Appointment Number 6246, a Distinguished Service Award in 1999, and a Meritorious Service Award in 2000. He received a Silver Merit Star as the NSP National Outstanding Nordic Patroller runner-up in 1991. In 2002, the Eastern Division created the Peter H. Snyder Outstanding Nordic Patroller Award.

Pete has been a significant contributor to several Mountain Travel and Rescue and Nordic manuals and the NSP Instructor Development Program. In 2007, Pete was elected to the Pennsylvania SnowSports Museum Hall of Fame.