Khumbu Climbing Center Annual Training

For the past two weeks, Rigging for Rescue’s Xander Bianchi has been instructing climbing and rescue techniques at the Khumbu Climbing Center (KCC) in Phortse, Nepal in the Khumbu region near Mt. Everest. Each year, Rigging for Rescue sponsors an instructor in traveling to Nepal to volunteer their expertise to the Sherpa guides and high [...]

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 [...]

Rope Rescue II- Ouray, CO

A CONTINUATION OF ROPE RESCUE I-FUNDAMENTALS WITH AN EMPHASIS ON MORE SPECIALIZED SYSTEMS Rope Rescue II – Operational Leadership is an advanced-level offering for previous RfR alums. Participants in this seminar can expect a detailed examination of ropework physics and principles. A strong emphasis will be placed on team leadership development through exercises designed to broaden [...]

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