Stowe Mountain Rescue

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Mount Mansfield Ski Patrolrequested assistance locating a missing snowboarder at Stowe Mountain Resort.  A male snowboarder who was last seen in the "Kitchen Wall" area at around 3:45 and was reported overdue.  Patrol and Stowe Mountain Rescue searched the "Kitchen Wall" and "High Road" but did not locate the man.  They then searched the Hazelton hiking trail, also without success.

Additional help was added with state police, Stowe PD, Colchester Technical Rescue and Waterbury Backcountry Rescue.  Team one was assigned with preforming a grid search of woods north of Nosedive and Cliff Trails and east of Lower Rimrock.  Team two was tasked with searching the Woods south of the Cliff Trail and west of Upper Nosedive.

Team two located the subject on the first sweep in a snowpit above an unfrozen stream.  He was determined to be unresponsive and CPR was started  He was evacuated to the Cliff Trail and a waiting snowcat.  The patient was transferred to Stowe Rescue Squad for transportation to UVM Medical Center.

Team Members RespondingOther Agencies RespondingTime of Call  Weather Conditions
Reybould, Reinhardt, Speer, Van Dyke, Veliko, Wehse, Westervelt

Vermont State Police, Mt Mansfield Ski Patrol, Stowe Police Dept, Colchester Technical Rescue, Waterbury Backcountry Rescue, Stowe Mountain Resort

17:30 - 1:30 Cold

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