New Hampshire Region Ski Patrol

“The Gold Standard in Mountain Safety and Rescue since 1938”

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NH Region Ski Patrol keeps members up to date with important news.  Check out the News page to see it all.  Program specific news can also be found on inside the individual educational services pages.

Region's Educational Courses

Educational courses for all of the NSP disciplines are open for student registrations.  Members looking for Toboggan Enhancement, Senior Program events, Mountain Travel and Rescue, and Avalanche can start by viewing the Calendar.  Event pages specific to each discipline can be found on the PROGRAMS webpage.

FEMA Incident Command System "Online Course"

…all members of NSP are required to take this online course before the end of 2019.

About NH Region Ski Patrol

NH Region Ski Patrol operates the educational infrastructure of National Ski Patrol (NSP) within New Hampshire.  NSP has almost five hundred members in NH made up of both volunteers and professionals spread out over 18 member patrols all around New Hampshire.

About National Ski Patrol

NH Region Ski Patrol operates the educational infrastructure of National Ski Patrol (NSP) within New Hampshire.  NSP has almost five hundred members in NH made up of both volunteers and professionals spread out over 18 member patrols all around New Hampshire.

NEW HAMPSHIRE REGION SKI PATROL  Educational Services

OEC

Outdoor Emergency Care

MTR

Mountain Travel & Rescue

OET

Outdoor Emergency Transportation

AVA

Avalanche Certification

ID

Instructor Development

Women's

Program

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Region Director

The weather is getting warmer !!!

The 2018 – 2019 ski season is winding down but there are still a few more events to look forward to. Annual Patrol end of season parties, the Region Awards luncheon in May, the big end of season Memorial Day weekend at Tuckerman Ravine to name a few. As we look back on what was for some an outstanding snow year, and for others a combination of snow and “not quite” snow we have an opportunity to review what worked, what didn’t, and what we would like to, let’s say, “review” a little for next season. As some of you know, the planning goes on all summer.

With that said I’m looking for feedback on what you like and what you would like to see improved or added. It’s difficult to improve without feedback. Were there programs you would have liked to see offered that weren’t? Were there programs you would like to see changed? Take this opportunity to email me and let me know.

Additionally, I’m looking to expand participation in the programs we have in the Region. While its true in some programs we have widespread support and participation, in others we have a bare minimum of support. We have approximately 425 members registered in the Region. We have only 5 ID Instructors and almost all of them pull double or triple duty with other responsibilities. We have only 6 MTR Instructors. On the other hand, we have 37 OET and 111 OEC Instructors.  Again, email me or the Program Advisor if you are interested in becoming an Instructor.

I’m looking forward to working with you all, and remember. It’s time to get involved…

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Region Director Election Update

With the end of refresher-season comes the end of the New Hampshire Region Director and Northern Section Chief Elections. Before I announce the next Region Director, I want to congratulate both candidates, Carl Chaplin (Mount Sunapee) and Chris Rousseau (Pat’s Peak) for their dedication to the Region and their willingness to step forward and run for this important position. Additionally, I would like to thank the 65 percent…

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Region Board

Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop — Fryeburg ME

The annual Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop in Fryeburg Maine has been scheduled and posted.  Follow the link to ESAW.ORG, buy your tickets, and join New Hampshire's avalanche professionals for a one-day snow sciences seminar. The "White Mountain Avalanche...

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In Memoriam: William “Bill” Clark – NH Ski Patroller

William “Bill” Taylor Clark, 84 died peacefully August 31, 2019, at Monadnock Community Hospital after a long illness.

He was born in Tarentum, Pennsylvania on January 04, 1935 the son of the late Ira Clark and Iva (Taylor) Clark. Bill graduated from Riviera College and also served in the US Air Force and Air Force Reserve than Bill worked for the Federal Aviation Administration for 30 years as an Air Traffic Controller. He started at BOS Logan International Airport and then opened the Nashua Enroute Control Center and implemented Manchester Approach control in NH. After retirement, Bill worked at Keene Airport.

He was an avid skier and a member of the National Ski Patrol achieving the position of Regional Director for NH NSP and attaining his National Appointment #5928. He enjoyed hiking, golf, archery, and especially his pipe. Bill volunteered for Special Olympics for 20 plus years at local and International Games. Bill was a member

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In Memoriam: Gregor Trinkaus-Randall — Crotched Mtn. Patroller

In Memory of Gregor Trinkaus-Randall of Stow, August 16, 2019


Gregor is survived by his wife Vickery, his children Jennifer and Christopher, his brother Erik Trinkaus and his sister Tanya Glass. Gregor enjoyed over 30 years of camping with family on the Maine coast where he taught his children and nieces and nephew to bike. He also enjoyed many years with family at Woods Hole. In the past two years, Gregor did not let cancer hold him back from doing so much of what he loved; biking, skiing, and Scottish dancing. Gregor was at peace at the Care Dimensions Hospice in Lincoln, MA during his last few days. His last week included many visits from family, dear friends, and the family dogs.

Gregor worked at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ as their Preservation Specialist until he retired in the spring of 2018. A Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists, Gregor served as President of SAA and the New England Archivists. He is perhaps best known for his work in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery for cultural heritage collections and institutions ensuring that they are well-represented in federal, state, and local emergency planning.

Gregor was a ski patroller for over 50 years and loved to share and pass along his knowledge to new patrollers. He shared this passion for skiing with his family. Gregor was both a teacher and a writer of dances for Scottish country dancing, one of his

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In Memoriam: Stub Taylor — Sugarloaf Ski Patroller

Robert Edmonds “Stub” Taylor died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at the age of 85 with his family present.

He was born July 4, 1934 to Timothy and Verna Taylor and was raised and attended the schools in Kingfield. He was very athletic and played all sports.

He is survived by his significant other for 30 years, Carol McLaughlin, five children and their spouses; MaryAnne and Randy Goodwin, David and Patrice Taylor, Christopher and Holly Taylor, Catherine and Scott Fast, and Jill and William Harrison. He had 14 Grandchildren, Adrian Heatley, James Goodwin, Cody and Caleb Taylor, Lillian and Avery Taylor, Ella, Abraham, Phoebe, Solomon, and Teresa-Eden Fast, Taylor, Grace, and Brinley Harrison. He had five great grandchildren; Braylon and Olivia Heatley, and Berlynn, Brady, and Beauden Blake.

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