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Sunny Seattle!

We recently finished a fantastic week with Rescue 1, Seattle Fire Department.  The commitment to excellence and dedication to the mission within this Company - and entire Department- is remarkable.  Our objective heading into the [...]

In the land of fire and ice

We wrapped up the second training workshop with ICE-SAR team members to include some volcanic rock crevasse rescue scenarios, utilizing an artificial high directional. My hosts took me out for a nice hike to the [...]

Reykjavik Refresher Workshop

Uppylsingar East Sideways A-Frame near Akranes AHD edge transitions Vertical litter orientation Volcanic crack crevasse rescue The second week of our trip to Iceland included [...]

Highline in the north of Iceland

We wrapped up our first course in Iceland with a nice drooping horizontal Kootenay Highline System over a scenic river gorge near the end of the fjord. There was a humorous misfire of the line [...]

Icelandic SAR – Akureyri

Steep slope work above the fjord Vertical litter transitions over abrupt edge Iceland's largest tree anchor Akureyri in the background The Icelandic Search and Rescue Association (ICE [...]

The Great State of Wyoming

BC Pickoff - making the connections Cradle Carry attending technique 2-rope lower to Guiding Line (230m) Upper Attendant position BC Pickoff Piggyback attending on [...]

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