July 19, 2013

AMN13 comes to Valley Forge

The NSP Eastern Division will hold its fall seminar and refresher for Avalanche, Mountain Travel & Rescue, and  Nordic (AMN) instructors and evaluators on the weekend of September 20 to 22, 2013, in Valley Forge National Historic Park, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

The event is registered with NSP as Nordic, MTR, and Avalanche 1 Instructor Continuing Education Clinics.

Visit the AMN13 website.

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September 08, 2012

National Map Corps Needs Volunteers

The United States Geological Survey is seeking volunteers to assist mapping in Colorado for the National Map Corps. Participants will obtain GPS coordinates of structures, either on the ground or from aerial images, for the online National Map. More information is available at the website.

August 30, 2012

Death on Everest

Listen to two renowned mountaineers discuss their experiences with death on Mount Everest.

Ed Viesturs
Lincoln Hall

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Mountain Rescue Training

The New York Times published a report, "Keeping a Mountain Rescue Team on Its Game," which illustrates the field training exercises of Mountain Rescue-Aspen. You can view the entire article and slide show here.


August 29, 2012

Mountainfilm in Telluride on Tour

Mountainfilm in Telluride is a film festival focusing on activism, culture, environment, and extreme adventure. Held annually in Telluride, Colorado, since 1979, the best of the prize-winning films are on tour and will soon be coming to the Northeast. From September to November and in February, the road show will visit Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New York. Look at the upcoming schedule.

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August 27, 2012

Enhancement Seminar: Low-Angle Rope Rescue

This Mountain Travel & Rescue Enhancement Seminar reinforces the skills needed to rig and operate low angle rope rescue systems. The ski patroller shall master an understanding of the theory behind the science of rope rescue and the ability to apply that knowledge. The Instructor of Record is Matt Speier.

Download the course flyer and registration information.

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Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop

The second annual Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop will be held in North Conway, New Hampshire, on Saturday, November 10. For more information, visit the ESAW website

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AMN Seminar in New York State

The Avalanche, Mountain Travel & Rescue, and Nordic instructors of the NSP Eastern Division will meet at Highland Forest Park, Fabius, New York over the weekend of September 14-16.

For more information, visit the website.

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