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Mountain Travel and Rescue Level 1 -- Wolfeboro NH

Description:

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.

Start Time: 8:00 am
End Time: 5:00 pm

Start Date: November 18, 2017
End Date: November 19, 2017

Address:
Abenaki Ski Area
390 Pine Hill Road
Wolfeboro, NH
03894
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Registration Details

MTR Course Registration

NATIONAL SKI PATROL Event/Training Release Form

I agree I am voluntarily participating in this EVENT/TRAINING. I understand that the EVENT/TRAINING may involve extensive field work on first aid scenarios, skiing, and toboggan handling along with other activities which ski patrollers encounter in their duties of patrolling a ski area. I realize there are inherent risks in this type of activity including changing weather conditions, changing snow surface conditions, ice, bare spots, rocks, stumps, trees and the possibility of collisions with manmade and natural objects or other skiers and such activity can be dangerous and can result in serious injury or death. I knowingly assume the risk of participation and understand I can withdraw from this EVENT/TRAINING at any time. I understand that by participating in this EVENT/TRAINING I may also encounter additional risks not inherent to a normal participant to the sport of skiing. I agree to personally assume all of these risks. I also agree that I will rely solely on my own judgment regarding my personal safety and ability with regard to the terrain, circumstances and conditions in which I may be placed upon and asked to demonstrate or perform to accomplish the tasks involved in EVENT/TRAINING, and that I will decline to perform any activities if I believe I am placing myself in an unsafe situation or subject to possible injury or death if I proceeded.

As a requirement of this EVENT/TRAINING, I acknowledge that I agree to waive any right I might have to file a lawsuit for any injury or death resulting from my participation in this EVENT/TRAINING and I hereby remise, release, and forever discharge the ski area hosting the event, the National Ski Patrol System, Incorporated and its members, both individually and jointly, and I agree that no one else may file a lawsuit in my name related to my participation in this EVENT/TRAINING. If any part of this Release shall be determined to be unenforceable, all other parts shall be given full force and effect.

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