Rigging for Rescue Blog
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 [...]
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 [...]