Mountain Travel & Rescue Courses

This list of MTR Events is open to the general public. Clicking on the event title will take you to a detailed description and registration. Space may be limited, registration closes one week prior to the event.

Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop 2017 -- Fryeburg, ME

The Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop is a one-day professional development seminar for people working in avalanche safety. It provides a venue for avalanche workers to listen to presentations and discuss new ideas, techniques and technologies with their colleagues. The meeting is intended for avalanche forecasters, ski guides, avalanche education instructors, ski patrollers, students, and researchers, but the meeting is open to anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of avalanche safety.

Proceeds from the Eastern Snow and Avalanche workshops benefit White Mountain Avalanche Education Foundation, a mechanism to help educate visitors before they arrive in the mountains.

Location:  Laura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center – 18 Bradley St, Fryeburg, ME 04037

General Admission: $50.00
Military and Students with Valid ID's: $25.00

Visit the ESAW website for detailed info and registration. . .

Price: $0.00

Date: November 11, 2017

Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center
18 Bradley St
Fryeburg, Maine
04037 Map and Directions

Mountain Travel and Rescue Level 1 -- Wolfeboro NH

Mountain Travel and Rescue (MTR) level 1 course is a prerequisite for MTR2 and is an elective course for NSP patrollers that have an interest in becoming knowledgeable in backcountry travel and rescue procedures.  This course is also open to the public with the same interests.

The MTR1 course is made up of 16+ lesson topics.  These lessons cover topics including Personal Survival, Knots, Back Country Hazards, and Search and Rescue skills.  These are all reinforced with an overnight camping exercise and field exercises for Navigation, Emergency Rescue Techniques, and Search and Rescue Basics.  The daily schedule will be available at the class.

This course begins at 8 AM on Saturday, November 18th and ends Sunday, November 19th, 5 pm in Wolfeboro NH:

Abenaki Ski Area
390 Pine Hill Rd
Wolfeboro, NH 03894

There are no prerequisites, and the program is open to both NSP Members and non-members.

Students are required to obtain the textbook which is available in paperback or digitally:   "Mountain Travel and Rescue" 2nd Edition by NSP.  Click on the following bookseller's links to acquire your book:  Mountaineers Books, Amazon Books, or Barnes and Noble.  Pre-course assignments will be emailed a couple of weeks prior to the start of the course so sign up early to prepare and get your camping gear together.

National Ski Patrol's student course credit registration has changed.  After registering and paying for this course on this site, you will receive an "Email Receipt" with additional instructions for NSP.ORG's credit registration.

Price: $45.00

Date: November 18, 2017

Abenaki Ski Area
390 Pine Hill Road
Wolfeboro, NH
03894 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 14

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