Rigging for Rescue Blog

Black Canyon NPS Multi-Agency Pre-Plan Training

This past weekend 42 SAR personnel from six different organizations converged on the North Rim of the Black Canyon for a much-anticipated rope rescue event.  The principal organizers included RfR and the NPS ranger cadre. [...]

Jackson Hole Via Ferrata

  The Jackson Hole Ski Resort recently installed a via ferrata (VF) course on the upper mountain near the Rendezvous gondola. In preparation for their grand opening to the public, they contracted Rigging for Rescue [...]

Grand Teton National Park

This season's Grand Teton NPS seminar included multiple areas of focus: a critical analysis of Two-Tensioned Rope Systems and the best practices for where, when, how, and why the MPD snow anchoring techniques and devices [...]

Paint it Black

Conducting rope rescue trainings in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is always a treat. What incredible terrain! And only 1-2 hours from Ouray depending on which rim you choose to visit. This past weekend, we [...]

Finding Balance: Patient Care in Mountain Rescue

     

RfR Specialty Techniques-Ouray, Colorado

Last week we hosted our spring offering of the RfR open enrollment Specialty Techniques seminar. The participant mix was skewed towards the fire rescue side of rope rescue. As a result, we covered numerous topics [...]

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