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We’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.
Cocktail hour is the perfect venue to do some networking with some of our Region officers, program advisors and Instructors and get in the loop of information for next season. It is also a good chance to embellish comical incidents of unique happenings you may have been part of.
Delicious food will be served for dinner and desert. We’ll have a door prize raffle with cool items for choosing. This always adds fun to the evening.
NSP Awards will be presented in recognition of Patrollers’ and Patrols’ contributions to the NSP organization. Continue reading
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
We are upon the time for thinking snow and patrol duties… NOW? Where did the summer go? I better get in high gear and hop on the train to the mountains and the slopes. I would like to suggest to all my … Continue reading
Welcome patrollers to the start of another season. As the refreshers wrap up and we all ramp up, rest assured, this season almost certainly will be better than what Mother Nature provided last winter. Many of our mountains will be opening over … Continue reading
Well, I believe Spring has finally arrived. I can tell because the fruit trees are in blossom, two pairs of bluebirds have taken up residence in the nesting boxes near my garden AND!!!! There are masses of BLACK FLIES insistent of dining on my limited blood supply every time I try to start my yard work.
As much as we all love the Spring , Summer and Fall seasons with all they have to offer, let’s keep Winter and the upcoming ski season in our sights.
Through my activities as Northern Section Chief and as an S&T Instructor and Evaluator I have had the opportunity to meet many great individuals and work with them throughout several seasons. One common theme I hear while working with these patrollers is “Wow, I’m beat, my body hurts in places where I never even knew I had muscles.” Continue reading
It was a darker than normal night as I headed out at 4am, what happened to the stars? As I climbed into the boat for my water commute to the car, I realized what was going on. The clear skies had led … Continue reading
With a stiff breeze on my face and the smell of emerging earth, I arrived at Black Mountain Ski Area in Jackson NH for an MTR Enrichment Seminar. This past week really reminded me of how long and cold a winter we’ve … Continue reading
What a great day we had! Despite predicted unfavorable weather all participants arrived on time with eagerness to start the day! We had a total of thirteen students of varying degrees of proficiency and four talented instructors: Deb Brown TE, Walter Hoeckele ATI,
Jake Jacobson TE and Myself , Lisa Kling TE. I presented an informal overview of what we would like to cover for the day and what to expect taking into consideration the terrain available to us and the different ski levels of our large group.
A good warm up run top to bottom with each participants demonstrating a little bit of all short, medium and long radius turns was helpful in determining the selection of our groups. We broke into three groups. Jake and Walter having four students each and Deb And I working together with five. Continue reading
This year our Patroller’s Banquet will be hosted at Ragged Mountain Resort, Danbury NH, on Saturday April 18, 2015. Festivities will begin with registration at 5:00 PM, a cocktail hour from 5:30-6:30 offering delicious appetizers and plenty of time to reconnect with … Continue reading