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National Ski Patrol

Eastern Division

Fall 2011 Seminar of
Avalanche, Mountain Travel & Rescue, and Nordic Instructors

Northfield, Massachusetts
September 16 – 18, 2011


AMN11 Program

Unless otherwise stated, all activities will take place at the Northfield Mountain Visitor Center

NOTE: Additions and changes may be made to this schedule as the meeting date approaches. The final program will be provided at the event.


Friday, September 16, 2011

6:00 PM

Campsite opens at Barton Cove.

7:00 PM

Event administration meeting (Northfield Mountain Visitor Center)


Saturday, September 17, 2011

7:30 AM

Registration, continental breakfast (provided), vendor displays

8:00 PM

Welcome and opening remarks

8:30 AM

Refresher skills stations

12:00 N

Lunch (Provided).

12:30 PM

Course delivery issues and other administrative topics

1:45 PM

Break with light refreshments

2:00 PM

Bob Hassett, Director, Springfield Office of Emergency Preparedness

4:00 PM

Q/A discussion and general wrap-up

4:15 PM

New instructor meeting w/ mentors and ITs

5:00 PM

Meeting for Instructor Trainers

5:30 PM

Meeting for Division Supervisors and Regional Advisors

5:30 PM

Dinner and Campfire at Barton Cove Campgrounds

7:00 PM

Beacon Competition (optional) at Barton Cove Campgrounds


Sunday, September 18, 2011

7:00 AM

Breakfast on your own at Barton Cove

8:30 AM

Ropework Exercises at Northfield Mountain followed by
informal practice with GPS units and avalanche beacons.

Noon-ish

Wrap-up

For local information, contact Bill Schweikert at 413-498-5742 or wwschweik@yahoo.com

For information about program content, contact Jonathan Shefftz: NSPAMN@gmail.com