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12
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Backcountry Rescue in Vermont

18:30
20:30

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Next up in our monthly Thirsty Thursday discussions:
Backcountry Rescue in Vermont!
Learn about the potential dangers of backcountry travel in the mountains in winter and how to prepare for them, the skills and training necessary to become a rescue team or ski patrol member, the inherent dangers involved in rescues, and how teams, patrols and police work together to help save lives.
Panelists:
Joel Blumenthal, Killington Search and Rescue
Peg Doheny, Jay Peak Ski Patrol Director
Bill Schaaf, Mt. Mansfield Ski Patrol Director
Neil Van Dyke, State of Vermont Search and Rescue Coordinator
Doug Veliko, Stowe Mountain Rescue Head
Moderator:
Lisa Gosselin Lynn, Editor and Co-Publisher of VT Ski + Ride and VT Sports Magazines
$10 entry | cash bar
Sponsors: Collective Arts Brewing, VT Ski + RIde and Vermont Sports Magazines