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.