Rigging for Rescue Blog

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 [...]

Jackson Hole Resort

Last week we were living right with a welcome high-pressure system in the Tetons and dry rock under foot for the annual Jackson Hole Mountain Patrol (JHMP) training event. JHMP wears many hats for rescue [...]

Ouray Mountain Rescue Team

Earlier this spring we had an opportunity to train with our local team – the Ouray Mountain Rescue Team (OMRT). OMRT is responsible for a broad cross-section of technical rescue scenarios that include: OHV/ATV accidents [...]

Denali Climbing Rangers

AHD for crevasse rescue Sizing up the Mitre Mite Gettin' some Lead climbing to patient location Litter evac. Peril Peak in the background What a [...]

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