Operating under special use permit from the Uncompahgre National Forest, Grand Mesa National Forest,
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Denali National Park
"The Technical Rescue Riggers Guide, Second Edition" - Pocket
The Technical Rescue Riggers Guide© 2009 Conterra, 126 page 4" x 6" pocket guide
The Technical Rescue Riggers Guide, Second Edition, is here! Eleven years in the
making, the new second edition is the completely updated version of the original
Technical Rescue Riggers Guide by Rick Lipke- The most important reference guide for
modern rescue in decades.
This great new pocket reference is the most comprehensive guide available today. It
shows extremely safe, modern techniques, in 196 pages, with over 500 clear illustrations
and photos, from basic knots and anchors, to highlines, helo rescues, and much more!
All printed in full color on high tech storm proof paper. Completely cross referenced
with handy safety reminders throughout. The first edition sold over 150,000 copies and
became the defacto world standard for safe, intelligent rope rescue. This new second
edition will set the new standard. This is not an instructional text, but rather a quick
pocket reference guide for personnel already trained and familiar with modern rope
A portion of the sale of this guide goes to support volunteer mountain rescue.
"The What-If of Highline Failure...Is there a back-up?" - Video
©1997 Kirk and Katie Mauthner 27 minute video with accompanying 5 page report.
*video is available in DVD or PAL format*
Is there a back up if the track rope fails? The use of highlines often invokes a word of
caution - special training required - as excessive forces can be generated if the track rope
is over-tensioned, causing track rope (mainline) system failure; this is indeed, a possibility.
To better understand this risk, several highline components and variations are assessed
for their performance when a track rope failure occurs. This study shares recent test
results as well as recommended rigging techniques to improve highline system safety.
This is not a how-to video for highline rigging. Instead, it is a critical look at what would
happen if the track rope failed on several commonly used highline techniques...is there a
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