A portable artificial high directional system with the ability to be a tripod, a monopod, and a bipod all in one. With a precision two point head, the CMC Arizona Vortex can be rigged in various applications such as, a standard tripod or advanced set ups such as an A-frame, gin pole or multiple other imaginative configurations.
The Vortex is ideal for a wide range of applications, from access and egress to confined spaces, to the negotiation of complex edges in wilderness environments. The Vortex is the multipod of choice for professionals within the rescue, industrial rope access, construction, military, and entertainment rigging industries. With its ability to be set up as a tripod, bipod, and monopod, this system can be made into an A-Frame, a sideways A-frame, a Gin Pole, or many other helpful rescue and rope access configurations. The ability to form as an easel A-Frame allows the rescue team to use is a versatile third leg to set high directions in a multitude of situations. High lines and tracking line offsets are easily set with the Vortex. The ability to place pulleys directly into the Head Set with quick-pins, eliminates the use of carabiners and adds headspace and work clearance. Built with extra attachment points, this tripod system works well in rope access situations where multiple lines will be in use. Raptor and Flat feet bases are included for steadfast footing on varying terrain. Included with this product is the Arizona Vortex Bag System that boasts CORDURA® nylon, high visibility colors, and comfort shoulder straps.
- The Vortex weighs in at 100 lb (45.3 kg)
- Rated NFPA for General Use
Need Training on the Arizona Vortex?
We include the Arizona Vortex Guidebook Video Course with the purchase of this product. Registration email to follow after purchase of the mulitpod kit.
The Arizona Vortex Kit comes complete with:
- 2-Piece Head Set
- Head Set Pulley Wheel
- Head Pins (4)
- Inner Legs (3)
- Outer Legs (7)
- Leg/Foot Pins (17)
- Flat (Omni) Feet (3)
- Raptor (Claw) Feet (3)
- Orange Pin Flags (21)
- Adjustable Hobble Straps (3)
- 8mm Tether Cord (40ft)
- User Manual
- Vortex Bag System
- RigTech Pack™
- Leg Bags with Shoulder Straps (2)
- Foot Set Sleeves (2)
- Pin Storage Bag
Min Height: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Max Height (with additional legs): 3.7 m (12 ft)
Weight (with both foot sets): 33 kg (72 lb)
Shipping Weight (including all parts, bags and packaging): 43 kg (95 lb)
Certification: Classified to NFPA 1983 (2017 ED) – General Use
MBS: 36 kN (8,093 lbf)