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NH Region Patrollers Banquet ending the 2017 season

I’d like to take just a little time for a wrap up on our 2017 NH Region Patrollers Banquet held at Ragged Mountain Resort on April, 22, 2017. What a great way to celebrate our organization and the NH patrol members who give of themselves to so many.

We had a good attendance with lots of patrollers and their spouses from many patrols throughout the Region. There was plenty of time to visit and connect with individuals which some of us may have worked with during the season either through Toboggan clinics or training with OEC or just plain daily patrolling. Great food was served for our dinner and desert was plentiful and sweet. Our dinner table centerpieces were lovely donated potted flowers from Pleasant View Gardens.

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TE Training Yields Better Instructors, “OP-ED”

Ny name is Jake Jacobson, I patrol at King Pine Resort in Madison, NH.  As a Ski and Toboggan “Trainer-Evaluator” for National Ski Patrol, I have found that the program excels at the Toboggan training aspect but has always lagged behind in … Continue reading

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Young Adult Patroller’s take on Bolton Valley in Vermont

Prepared for anything, NH Region Young Adult Patroller’s (YAP) eagerly arrived at Bolton Valley in Richmond, Vermont for the Eastern Division Young Adult Patroller’s Seminar on Friday, March 17. With recent storms providing over 20 inches of new snow, the group spent most of the morning and afternoon on the slopes, running the bull wheels ragged. Dinner in the Athletic Center came after check-in, and the YAP’s made their way to their first meeting focusing on Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) equipment required for all events, throughout the weekend. Their packed schedule included training, preparations, skill tests, games, and a bit of friendly social gathering with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, woven into the mix. Continue reading

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Patrollers’ Banquet – Saturday April 22, 2017 – Now Open for Registration

Uploaded 06-24-2011 229We’re bringing back the NH Region Patrollers Banquet… This year on April 22, 2017 Ragged Mountain Resort in Danbury NH will be hosting our Patrollers Banquet.

This is a great opportunity to get together with fellow patrollers and friends from other patrols and share some stories, laughs and camaraderie.

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Senior OEC is looking for HELP:  The program is preparing for the 2017 Senior OEC Emergency Medical Management EXAM on Sunday March 12th at Pat’s Peak.  The test is a logistical orchestration of volunteers that gather once per year to setup three Senior level OEC Stations.  We are asking for VOLUNTEERS who can act as patients and for SENIOR level patrollers to act as qualified patroller helpers. The event starts early in the morning and should be over by 1:00 PM for the volunteers. If you can help, please email the Senior OEC Program Advisor at this link…

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OEC course coming this fall (2017)

The NH Region will be running an OEC course starting in August of 2017. The course will be run at McIntyre Ski Area and open to anyone interested. This is the baseline level of first aid needed to become a member of … Continue reading

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Great “Toboggan Enhancement” at King Pine

What a marvelous day we had at King Pine in Madison NH on Sunday January 29th 2017!  The weather was PERFECT, sun, clouds, warm temps and no wind. Jake Jacobsen and I, as Region TE’s, were Lead Instructors for two groups participating … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Region and Eastern Division NSP has opened registration for students looking for Level 1 Avalanche Rescuer certification.  Every year the two organization team up to take 18 students up to Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines for the three day intensive Avalanche Level 1 Rescuer course.  The lead instructor, Eric Zaharee, a longtime member of the Mt. Washington Volunteer Ski Patrol, is joined by the Eastern Division Avalanche staff and given the mission to promote save travel over hazardous snow covered mountain terrain.  This course is meant for the general skiing public who frequent back country skiing terrain found around the White Mountains.  NSP members are offered a discount for attending.  The course runs from March 17th through the 19th, details can be found on the Calendar, or follow this link to: Mt. Washington Avalanche Level 1 Course…

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The Women’s Program annual S&T Clinic has been scheduled on February 121, 2017 at Waterville Valley, NH.  Check it out at the bottom of the Women’s Program description page . . .

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