A skiier descending "Angel Food" above Smuggler's Notch struck a tree, injuring both lower legs.  Ski patrol called Stowe Mountain Rescue to evacuate him.  He was about 1,000 feet from the Notch Road.  The team members were shuttled up the notch road by ski patrol.  Both legs were immobilized with splints and he was packaged in a litter.  Several low angle rope lowers were required to reach the Notch Road.

Team Members RespondingOther Agencies RespondingTime of CallWeather Conditions
Couper, Eykelhoff, Ruschp, Veliko, Westervelt


Mt Mansfield Ski Patrol 11:45 - 15:00 Clear, beautiful

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