Outstanding Education Program

Stowe Mountain Rescue safety DVD wins "Outstanding Education Program"award at 2006 annual Mountain Rescue Assoc. meeting. Click on image on right to view the video.


Stowe Mountain Rescue presented with Vermont State Police "Director's Award"

Team leader Neil Van Dyke is presented with the VSP Director's Award on 12/13/05.

The award reads: "In recognition of the Stowe Mountain Rescue Team and twenty five years of service to the Vermont State police and the citizens of the State of Vermont. Originally formed to provide mountain search and rescue services to the Town of Stowe and surrounding communities, this team has expanded their geogrphic boundaries to serve the entire state when requested to do so. The tireless efforts of your members are a credit to the Stowe Mountain Rescue Team and are honorably recognized by the Vermont State Police."

Directors Award

Stowe Mountain Rescue wins MRA "Outstanding Team" Award

At the annual meeting of the Mountain Rescue Association on June 30, 2001, Stowe Mountain Rescue was given an award for "Outstanding Team (as nominated by State SAR Coordinator)"

The team was nominated by Capt. James Baker, Assist Field Force Commander and Special Teams Leader, Vermont State Police.

In his nomination, Capt. Baker felt the team was deserving for the following reasons:

  1. They are an all volunteer organization.
  2. The team has an outstanding reputation as a professional and disciplined organization.
  3. They train at a very high level.
  4. The cooperation provided extends beyond the geographic area of responsibility.
  5. The team has made countless rescues of subjects in the past ten years.

He also said "the Stowe team is particularly efficient in two areas: the skills to do technical rescues ... and the area of search management discipline."

Outstanding Team