MOUNTAIN TRAVEL RESCUE ENHANCEMENT REPORT:

- (May 2016)

by John Caron

A thank you to all who came to Shawnee Peak, Bridgton, Maine to participate in the NSP Mountain Travel and Rescue Enhancement seminar on May 8, 2016. The Maine, New Hampshire and EMaRI MTR staffs got together to offer a day of Land Navigation a perishable skill. Previous MTR students came back for a focused refresher and a day of practice, plus there was a sizable group of first-timers and at least five non NSP members.
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MOUNTAIN TRAVEL RESCUE ENHANCEMENT:

- (Apr 2016)

Land Navigation Continuing Education Seminar (NSP COURSE #: 34744)
Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, Bridgton, Maine, May 8th 2016, 8 am to 5 pm  - Download full description here.

UPDATE - 2016 EMARI Newsletter: Jan

- (Jan 2016)

The 2016 EMARI Newsletter January edition is now available online.  - Download it here.

Eastern Division Young Adult Patroller Seminar

- (Mar 2016)

The 2016 Eastern Division Young Adult Patroller Seminar will be held March 18-21 at Bromley Mountain, Peru, VT. Learn more and register here.

Young Adult Combined OEC & OET Day @ Pat's Peak

- (Mar 2016)

Prepare for the 2016 Eastern Division Young Adult Patroller Seminar on March 5, 2016 at Pat's Peak in Henniker, NH. Learn more and register here.

Division Director Election - April 2016

- (Dec 2015)

The Eastern Division will be holding its bi-annual election for the office of Division Director at the Spring Officers Meeting in Albany, NY on the weekend of April 15th - 17th 2016. John Shipman, the current Division Director, will be completing his third term and will not be eligible for re- election.

If you are interested in submitting your name for consideration, please refer to the process defined in the Division Director Election Process found here. Qualifications for the Office of Division Director can be found in Section 6.1 of the current Eastern Division By-Laws.

If you have any questions, you can contact the Election Chair, Bob Bernatos at rbernato@comcast.net.

Senior S & T Program

- (Nov 2015)

The 2015-2016 Senior S & P Program kicks off in December. Please see the Programs page for details and the Calendar page for dates and times.

OEC Module of the Senior Program

- (Nov 2015)

The 2015-2016 OEC Module of the Senior Program kicks off in November. Please see the Programs page for details and the Calendar page for dates and times.

2016 Women's S&T Program Schedule

- (Nov 2015)

The tentative schedule for 2015-2016 Women's S&T Program Events has been released. Download it here. As the dates are finalized, they will be added to the calendar page.

Avalanche Course Scheduled for Northfield Mountain

- (Oct 2015)

Northfield Mountain will host an Avalanche Level 1 Module 1 (Classroom) course on November 14 (Saturday), postponed from the previously scheduled October 24. Extensive "homework" is required in advance of the in-person classroom session. All details are available at: http://avycourse.blogspot.com.

EMARI MTR and Avalanche Report

- (Oct 2015)

Download the report here (pdf).

Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop and Dinner

- (Nov 2015)

The Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop will be held on Saturday November 7th in Bretton Woods, NH. The workshop brings together avalanche-minded individuals to share their enthusiasm for snow and discuss topics related to the winter in cold steep climates. Workshop and Dinner Details (pdf)

UPDATE - 2015 EMARI Newsletter: August

- (Aug 2015)

The 2015 EMARI Newsletter August edition is now available online. Download a copy today - download EMARI Newsletter

Refresher Dates

- (September 2015)

Fall is almost here and that means it's time for OEC refreshers. Here are the dates for EMARI patrols.

Blue Hills
Saturday, October 31  at Blue Hills; Registration starts at 7:45 am, refresher starts at 8:30 am. Outside patroller fee is $10.00 with advance reservation.  Contact Steve Wallace at swallace@braintreema.gov for more information.

Ski Bradford
Sunday October 18. It is a Hybrid (partially online) refresher. Patrollers from other areas who wish to attend must contact Brian Coolidge at brian.coolidge@aecom.com prior to October 1. 

Nashoba Valley
Saturday October 3, at the Nashoba Tube Park, 8:30 AM. It is a hybrid (partially online) efresher. People MUST have the certificate of completion to participate. Contact Betsey Reeves at betseyr13@gmail.com  or David Polsey at  dkpolsey@hotmail.com for more information.

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
Saturday October 24th.  It is also a Hybrid (partially online) refresher. Contact Josh Tamulen at jptamulen1@verizon.net for more information.

Yawgoo Valley
Saturday November 7.

UPDATE - Call for Candidates for Regional Director

- (April 2015)

TAnyone who is interested in running for the position of EMARI Regional Director should submit their name, resume and position statement to the Chair of the EMARI Region Election Committee. The election for Region Director will be held in the Fall of 2015 at each of the EMARI Patrol's annual refresher. The two year term for the Region Director will commence April 1, 2016. - Send email to EMARI Chair

UPDATE - 2015 EMARI Newsletter: Feb

- (Feb 2015)

The 2015 EMARI Newsletter February edition is now available online. Download a copy today - download EMARI Newsletter

UPDATE - Newly Elected NSP Board of Directors

- (Jan 2015)

Two of the newly elected Board of Directors of the National Ski Patrol are of the Eastern Division. Congratulations to Chris Pringle, Bradford Ski Patrol and former EMARI Regional Director. As well as to Rick Knight, Mt Southington Patrol, and former Connecticut Region Director.

Calendar Updates

Now using Google Calendar
Patrol Refresher Dates
MTR Dates