Prize board

1972
The alpine rescue chief of Pinzolo, Massimo Matteotti, has given to all the fourteen members of the first station a diploma and a medal, thanking... Leggi tutto...
1973
The second edition of the International alpine solidarity prize has awarded exactly Massimo Matteotti, who since at that moment had led the... Leggi tutto...
1974
Mario Kirchner has received the International alpine solidarity prize not only for the abilities he was able to show in a lot of occasions and for... Leggi tutto...
1975
To the doc. Pio Bruti, Pinzolo’s alpine rescue medico, wonderful example of human solidarity is confered the Silver Plaque of the Pinzolo’s... Leggi tutto...
1976
Mario Smadelli, ex Sat President and provincial manager of the National Alpine Rescue Body, receives the Silver Plaque for his big love showing in... Leggi tutto...
1977
Angiolino Binelli and the organizer committee have remembered and thanked the control of IV Army corps of Bolzano, helicopters section, its commander... Leggi tutto...
1978
In 1978 and 1979 are awarded two men who have demostrated many times their engagement in the rescue operations. Claudio Maffei and Flavio Caola are... Leggi tutto...
1979
In 1978 and 1979 are awarded two men who have demostrated many times their engagement in the rescue operations. Claudio Maffei and Flavio Caola are... Leggi tutto...
1980
The Silver Plaque awards this year a group of men working to help who is in difficulty, not only on mountain. They are the men of the Pinzolo’s... Leggi tutto...
1981
In 1981 the International alpine solidarity prize has recognized the merits of a men’s group, the alpine rescue’s ones of the Customs officer of... Leggi tutto...
1982
“To Bruno Detassis – a life for mountain”. This was the written on the plaque given to the popular alpine guide of Brenta. A sentence... Leggi tutto...
1983
Giovanni Moiola and Giuseppe Simonetti have taken the Silver plaque, which has awarded the helicopters team’s pilots of Mattarello in sign of real... Leggi tutto...
1984
Edoardo Zagonel, alpine guide and ski instructor, for 25 years S. Martino alpine rescue’s chief, has dedicated his life with passion, expertise,... Leggi tutto...
1985
“For the merits of this man because Stava doesn’t be a weak memory in the time.” The International alpine solidarity prize was given with this... Leggi tutto...
1986
“A life for the alpine rescue” is the official motivation which tells the organizer committee’s decision to award this year Franz Runggaldier,... Leggi tutto...
1987
A life dedicated to the mountain the Rudl Steinlecher’s one, 76 years of which 60 spent up and down in the Alpes. In 1987 the prizes has crossed... Leggi tutto...
1988
In this edition the Silver plaque awards a man, who has put himself on the line for the others, dedicating himself to the next also during the most... Leggi tutto...
1989
This year the organizer committee has decided to award Bruno Jelk for his high moral height, recognized in all alpine enviroment, for his big... Leggi tutto...
1990
A recognition for his 44 years of activities as doctor for who, facing mountains, obtained help and comfort from him. The Silver plaque’s award to... Leggi tutto...
1991
For its first time the International alpine solidarity prize is given to the memory. To take the Silver plaque, in which takes shape this recognition... Leggi tutto...
1992
“A plaque for those who still believes in the man and in his better part, in spite of all the modern age’s contradictions and selfishness. To a... Leggi tutto...
1993
The International alpine solidarity prize goes to Sigfried Stangier, alpine rescue helicopter pilot. A man who did of his job a real mission, showing... Leggi tutto...
1994
A life for the alpine rescue, which he has spent not only labours and effort in, but also smart and imagination. His engaged is also witnessed from... Leggi tutto...
1995
After the nomination of the Mountain rescue committee of the Guardia Civil’s Spanish mountain sport and climb federation is prized Miguel Dominguez... Leggi tutto...
1996
Daryl Miller has made his job a real mission. His big experience and his professional competence consent him to finish many rescue operations in... Leggi tutto...
1997
Constantly engaged in the standard improvement, Clair Israelson contributes to make safer the mountain recreational activities in Canada. Member of... Leggi tutto...
1998
The Silver Plaque recognizes the value of the ones who have worked free for the people in mountain, showing to believe firmly and sincerely in the... Leggi tutto...
1999
Raffael Kostner is one of the most known and highly regarded experts of alpine rescue at a international level of Alto Adige.  For the solidarity... Leggi tutto...
2000
During an expedition on the Denali on 1979, climbing at –34 degrees, his hands and feet got frozen, and still he helped a woman of the group to... Leggi tutto...
2001
This year the International alpine solidarity prize wants to recognize the value and the love for the mountain of a whole nation, the Tibetan one.... Leggi tutto...
2002
In occasion of the Mountain international year and of the 50th anniversary of the Trentino alpine rescue, founded in 1952 by Scipio Stenico, the... Leggi tutto...
2003
The organizer committee of the Pinzolo’s International alpine solidarity prize this year has chosen Graziano Romanin, "humble and unselfish... Leggi tutto...
2009 - Roman Kubin
He received the honour in the council chamber of the Municipality of Pinzolo on Saturday, September 19th at noon with the following reason: "to Roman... Leggi tutto...
43rd SILVER PLAQUE AWARD PDF Stampa E-mail
Scritto da Administrator   
Martedì 02 Settembre 2014 15:50

PINZOLO (TN), 27th SEPTEMBER 2014

The Committee of the International Alpine Solidarity Silver Plaque Award has chosen “an extraordinary man, with the mountain rescue in his dna, endowed with passion for his work, courage, altruism, initiative and  organizational skills”.

 

The Committee unanimously decided to give the 43rd Silver Plaque Award to Dan Hourihan, from Usa, currently resident in Reno (Nevada).

He has been a volunteer in the Alaska Mountain Rescue for 33 years, from 1977 to 2010.

In 1978 he became the ranger in Alaska until his retirement in 2006. He served as the Chairperson in the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group from 1990 to 2010 (President from 2002 to 2004).

From 2003 he served as the U.S. delegate, Terrestrial Rescue Commission, International Commission for Alpine Rescue (IKAR), from 2006 served on the U.S. National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) Board of Directors (President from 2009) and on the U.S. National Search And Rescue Committee (NSARC). In 2007 he became a member of the National Sheriffs’ Association. He moved to Nevada and in 2011 he became a member of the Mountain Rescue team of Nevada.

He participated in more than 1,000 mountain rescues and in the recovery of more than 60 deceased persons during rescue missions. He provided mountain rescue, preventive search and rescue training to more than 6,000 persons during a 35-year career.

 

The award will be given to Dan Hourihan during a ceremony in the Municipal Town Hall– Mayor’s Hall of Pinzolo on Saturday, September 27th 2014 at 12:00 Noon, with the presence of Italian and foreign civil, military, and religious authorities, the prizewinners of the previous editions and the Presanella choir.

 

According to the tradition, on Friday, September 26th, 2014 Dan Hourihan will meet the students of the schools of the Rendena Valley; he will explain his rescue activities and answer the students’ questions.

A concert of the choirs ”Presanella” from Pinzolo and “La Fonte di S. Briccio” from Lavagno (Vr), with the participation of the maestro Bepi De Marzi, will take place in the theatre of the PalaDolomiti in Pinzolo at  9 pm.

Then the twin sister city event between the mountain and speleological rescue of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region and the Mountain Rescue Association of California will take place in the evening.

 

PROGRAMME  43rd EDITION – SEPTEMBER 2014

FRIDAY  26th

9.30 am           The award-winner meets the students of the primary and secondary schools of Pinzolo

2.00 pm                      The award-winner meets the students of the primary school of Caderzone Terme

9.00 pm           PalaDolomiti Pinzolo

Concert of the choirs ”Presanella” and “La Fonte di S. Briccio” di Lavagno (Vr), with the participation of the maestro Bepi De Marzi.

The twin sister city event between the mountain and speleological rescue of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region and the Mountain Rescue Association of California (USA) will take place in the evening.

The community is invited. Free admission

SATURDAY 27th

11.30 am         San Giacomo square

Meeting of the guests, open buffet with tasting of typical foods

12.00 pm         Pinzolo Municipal Town Hall– Mayor’s Hall

43rd International Alpine Solidarity Silver Plaque Award ceremony: given to Mr DAN HOURIHAN, “an extraordinary man, with the mountain rescue in his dna, endowed with passion for his work, courage, altruism, initiative and  organizational skills”.

With the participation of The Presanella Choir of  Pinzolo

1.00 pm           Silver Plaque Award Banquet (by invitation only)

 

 

 

Ultimo aggiornamento Martedì 02 Settembre 2014 16:02