ITRS 2019

We just returned from the annual International Technical Rescue Symposium (ITRS) held in Albuquerque, NM. Rigging for Rescue has been attending and presenting at this event since its infancy in 1986 (NATRS at that time).  The symposium is a gathering of around 170 attendees to discuss, dissect, and debate all things rescue-related.  Having personally attended [...]

Summer wrap-up

The summer RfR season proved to be a whirlwind. We traveled near and far working with a variety of rescue teams from very different backgrounds and mission profiles. Continued areas of participant interest included: pros and cons of Two Tensioned systems and how/when/why to apply them effectively use of the VT Prusik in rescue systems [...]

West Metro Fire

Rigging for Rescue recently traveled to Colorado's Front Range to work with a group of firefighters from multiple agencies around the state.  The course was hosted by West Metro Fire and was a great training with highly skilled participants.  Included in the exercises were difficult edge transitions with a vertically oriented litter, a deflection line, [...]

New Location for 2012!

Many thanks to our friends at Las Vegas Metro PD SAR for working with us to now offer an open enrollment seminar in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on the west end of Las Vegas.  Those of you who have had the good fortune to climb out at Red Rock Canyon will instantly recognize [...]

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