February 22, 2011
Received a report from Mt. Mansfield Ski Patrol of 4 skiers, ages 7-18 that had last been seen by their father at 16:00 at the top of Lookout Chair, reportedly taking a final run down the Toll Road. By 17:00 they had not made it to the bottom and were not seen on sweep by ski patrol. Assumed that they had perhaps tried to cut off corners on the Toll Road and were heading into Ranch Valley. Subjects walked out to road before arrival on scene.
February 20, 2011
Lamoille Dispatch reported a 38 y.o. female who had suffered a sledding injury in Smuggler's Notch. Van Dyke called Mt. Mansfield Ski Patrol to see if they had personnel availble that could respond to save time. MMSP treated and transported the subject to Stowe Rescue for transport. No response by SMR.
February 19, 2011
Vermont State Police Williston called N. Van Dyke at his residence to report 2 lost snowshoes last heard from on summit of Mt. Mansfield at 12:30. Their vehicle was still parked on Mountain Rd. in Underhill. Calling for a "heads up" and looking for suggestions. Subjects walked out on Deane Rd. shortly thereafter after having lost the hiking trail coming off the summit.
February 2, 2011
Male subject got lost snowshoeing on the "Town Loops" trails behind the Golden Eagle Resort. Team member Van Dyke took the call from the subject's wife and was able to locate him and walk him out of the woods.
January 31- February 1, 2011
2 skiers hiked to summit of Camel's Hump. Separated to take different routes down just below the old hut clearing. Female called for help around 2pm when she fell in a stream and could not get out of a drainage. No further cell phone contact. Male exited around 19:30 on snowmobile trail. 5 ground teams sent out - 1 to summit to try to follow tracks, 4 working drainages from the bottom. Subject located by VNG helicopter around 22:30. 2 search teams were nearby and walked subject out to VAST trail where she was transported to Waterbury Ambulance.