About CWA


The United Professional Ski Patrols of America/CWA Local 7781 is the union that represents the highly trained Emergency Medical Technicians and Snow Science/Safety expert Ski Patrols at Crested Butte, Park City, Steamboat, Telluride and Stevens Pass. You can find members of the UPSPA performing avalanche control, back-country search & rescues, and emergency medical care to ensure a safe and fun experience in the mountains.

CWA LogoThere is strength in numbers, and the Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

In addition to the ski industry, CWA members work in telecommunications and information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, healthcare & public service, law enforcement, manufacturing and other fields.