Rigging for Rescue Blog

Early winter skills training in the San Juans

Rigging for Rescue has had a busy early winter season here in the San Juans! We kicked off early December by taking advantage of our first winter season storm with the 48th RQS Air Force [...]

Multi-agency seaside training on the North Atlantic!

Mike Gibbs and Kevin Koprek just wrapped up a great training session hosted by MDI SAR at Acadia National Park. The training included all of the MASAR teams that conduct high angle missions across the [...]


The stoke was high this past week with RfR in Yosemite! Rocktober is perhaps the best month of the year to be in Yosemite Valley with cooler temps and reduced visitation. We had a great [...]

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 [...]

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