Rigging for Rescue Blog

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 [...]

10th SFG in Ouray

It was our honor and privilege this past week to host military mountaineers from the 10th SFG out of Fort Carson at our home base in Ouray. The 10th Group has a long and prestigious [...]

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