February 27, 2010

As the team was clearing from the incident below, Mt. Mansfield Ski Patrol reported two skiers/riders who were having trouble getting out of the woods in the area below the Toll Road (same general location January 3 & 4 incidents). They were able to describe their location well enough that team members Speer & Govoni were able to snowmobile up the Bruce Trail to an access point and then snowshoe to the subjects. A 3rd lost subject had by that point joined up with the initial party of two. They were all shown the way out to the Bruce Trail and transported by snowmobile back to the Mansfield Touring Center.

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February 27, 2010

Mt. Mansfield Ski Patrol received a report of an out of bounds skier with a significant leg injury. Given the steep and potentially technical location of the report they called Stowe Mountain Rescue for assistance. A hasty team of ski patrollers reached the patient and confirmed that assistance would be required to evacuate the subject.

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February 20-21, 2010

Two different groups each comprised of 4 skiers/snowboarders called to report that they were lost at around the same time. One of the groups, 4 youths from a school in the Boston area, was able to continue travelling downhill until they ran out of daylight. They were located by search teams on the west side of Mt. Mansfield in Underhill - all in good condition, at about 9pm.

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January 23, 2010

Received a report of a female snowshoer with a potential broken leg on the Sterling Pond hiking trail. Couper and Govoni were ice climbing in the area and responded along with Cambridge. Smuggler's ski patrol was able to quickly access the patient with a toboggan. Team members assisted by setting up one belay to get the patient down to the notch road, where she was transported by Cambridge to their ambulance for transport.

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January 21, 2010

Dispatch received a 911 call from a cross country skier who had fallen and injured their leg on one of the nordic trails at Trapp Family Lodge. Called back Trapps and they handled the evacuation to Stowe Rescue as they were unaware of the incident.

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