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Mountain Travel & Rescue - Level 1

The Mountain Travel and Rescue (MTR) Level 1 course is an elective course for NSP patrollers that have an interest in becoming familiar in backcountry travel and rescue procedures. This course is also open to the public with the same interests.  Any NSP member interested in becoming an MTR Instructor is also welcome to attend.

Course ID: #E264170034

Prerequisites: A desire to learn and have fun safely. Successfully complete FEMA free online course

FEMA course requirements. MTR Fundamentals and MTR 1 require completion of the following free online courses in the Incident Command System:

Cost: The cost of the course is $45.00 for NSP members and $60.00 for non-NSP members.

Location: Abenaki Ski Area Lodge, Wolfeboro Abenaki Ski Area, 390 Pine Hill Rd, Wolfeboro, NH 03894, USA

Date and Time: Saturday, November 18th starting at 7:30am. Running until Sunday, November 19th at 5:00pm.

To Register: Please register online to attend this course at

Contact: Deborah "Deb" Brown at dabsalem@comcast.net


Mountain Travel & Rescue Challenge

The Mountain Travel and Rescue (MTR) Challenge is a great way to test your MTR knowledge and skills. The event consists of 10 miles, 2000 vertical feet, and 10 survival stations.

Only 10 - 2 person teams are allowed so sign up quick. We request that at least 1 person of each team complete the MTR Level 1 and both team members must be proficient at all MTR skills (winter backcountry travel, carring all support gear/food/water, etc).

This is a great why to sharpen you skills, make new connections in the division, and challenge yourself. If you are an MTR instrcutor or interested in becoming one, come out and meet your peers.

Participants: Please register for NSP course E106180001

We are looking for volunteers to help with stations!

Contact: Patrick Haughton at patrick.haughton@gmail.com

MTR Challenge Flyer

Updated December 19, 2017
Posted October 3, 2017

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