Rigging for Rescue Blog

New Research – Aramid Fiber Friction Hitches

At long last we have managed to get our recent research on aramid fiber friction hitches up on our own website.  This research was conducted over the course of multiple testing sessions spread out over [...]

Ice is nice

The winter is in full swing in the San Juan's and the back country ice climbing conditions are about as good as they ever get for this early in the season.  Many of the classics [...]

2015 dates for Waterfall Ice Workshop

It feels odd to be typing this while outfitted in shorts and flip flops. However, winter is never too far away in the San Juan's regardless of the season. In 2015, we will be hosting [...]

Rigging for Rescue in the East!

We are very excited to announce that this autumn we will be hosting an open enrollment seminar in the Shawangunk Mountains. Rigging for Rescue, in conjunction with the Mohonk Preserve, will be offering our very [...]

Black Canyon NPS – mutual aid rescue assist

All of the Ouray-based Rigging for Rescue instructors also serve as volunteers on the Ouray Mountain Rescue Team.  A little over a week ago, our team got a call from the Black Canyon National Park [...]

Denali NPS seminar in Valdez, Alaska

Recently, we returned from our annual pre-season training with the Denali NPS climbing rangers.  Rigging for Rescue has been conducting this training each year since 2001. This year we based out of Valdez, Alaska.  The [...]

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