Rigging for Rescue Blog

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 [...]

Ingram Falls Sendfest

Yesterday, we managed to squeeze in a coveted ascent of the rarely formed Ingram Falls just prior to the start of our Waterfall Ice Workshop currently being conducted in Ouray.  Looming above the town of [...]

Sapphire Bullets of Ice

Prior to Kevin and I taking on the CDOT rockfall mitigation rigging project, we were enjoying a typical winter in the San Juan's complete with a heavy dose of ice climbing.  One of the areas [...]

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