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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New MTR Manual due in October

A new Mountain Travel and Rescue manual is scheduled for release October first. Many new features have been added to this second edition.

For details, visit the website of The Mountaineers, publishers.

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