Rigging for Rescue Blog

Leo Lloyd – volunteer, educator, dear friend

Last week we lost one of our finest with the unexpected passing of Leo Lloyd.  Leo exhibited the very best of human qualities – generous with his time and always a smile on his face.  [...]

SPRAT land speed record?

We just wrapped up a great week of rope access training and evaluation in Ouray with eight dialed-in Beaver Creek Ski Area (Vail Resorts) employees.  The team made great strides throughout the week in polishing [...]

Grand Teton NPS – Jenny Lake climbing rangers

Summertime in the Tetons is about as good as it gets for Rigging for Rescue training scenarios.  Once again we recently had the privilege to work with the Jenny Lake climbing rangers at Grand Teton [...]

SPRAT at Rigging for Rescue

The recent SPRAT rope access training and evaluation session included six Level 1 candidates and one Level 2 upgrade.  All candidates passed their respective evaluations and are now certified and/or upgraded rope access technicians per [...]

Happy Birthday, Rock!

It is now official.  Rock Gibbs is the youngest certified SPRAT technician having passed his Level 1 evaluation this morning on his 18th birthday, June 30, 2022.  Rigging for Rescue principal, Mike Gibbs, hatched the [...]

Deschutes County SAR

The month of May had Rigging for Rescue visiting numerous ports of call around the country including Bend, Oregon to work with Deschutes County SAR (DCSAR). Our first seminar on contract with DCSAR was 2005 [...]

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