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Anchoring

Elevated High Directional Mini Series Part 1-The AHD Overview

Mitigating “edge trauma”, as many call it… is likely the most arduous job of any rigger or rope rescue team.  Edge trauma is all about the transition vertical to horizontal terrain (or visa versa).  It is difficult and can be dangerous.  So it is here the vision and strategy of anchoring and positioning the working

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How To Concepts

A Ganged Haul System Mechanical Advantage

In this video, we have added a “Ganged On Haul” pulley system to the main line… the system added is the AZTEK Elite Set of Fours pulley system. Also added to the main line system is the CMC MPD. and the Petzl I’d. Transferring from lower to raise or raise to lower is really simple.

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General Rigging

Rescue Response Team CASE FILE N.013-A Plan takes Action

Two boys exploring a cave and one falls in. Our heros respond and deploy rope rescue gear and rescue techniques to successfully lower a medic to attend to the injured boy. They then raise the boy up out of the cave and transport him to an ambulance.  Now whether this is or isn’t what a

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Pulley Systems

3 New Rescue Solutions from PMI

PMI is proud to announce three all-new Rescue Solutions for co-worker rescue!  Built around the winning combination of PMI Extreme Pro™ rope with UniCore® technology and the PMI/ISC D4 Descent Control Device, these three rescue solutions offer simple and compliant answers to some pretty difficult industrial rescue scenarios. A few years ago, we filmed (on location)

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Arizona Vortex

Horizontal Systems and the Gear Used Part 1

Hey All! I wanted to drop in some thoughts about the equipment used when rigging highlines and other horizontal systems for the purposes of work and rescue. Your anchors are the key… the greater the angle between two anchor points, the greater the stress will be on those anchors. It must be the goal of

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Arizona Vortex

CSR2 Pulley System for Confined Space Rescue

CSR2 Pulley System for Confined Space Rescue In this video we review the features and efficiencies of the CSR2 Pulley System from CMC. Ideal for confined space rescues, the patented locking mechanism in the CSR2 Pulley is easy to release under load, creating much greater efficiency with lowering and raising. The patented locking mechanism in

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General Rigging

The 3 Major Divisions of a Trackline Highline

Thank you so much for hanging out with me today.  We hope you have enjoined our featured presentation…. sounds like the movies right? Anyway, there is a lot of talk as to what are the most important ingredients in making a dual trackline highline. In Pat Rhodes’, Horizontal Systems, he  include 3 major divisions… Taglines Dynamic

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Portable Anchors

Arizona Vortex Workshop Highlights… Coming Soon To Video.

  Arizona Vortex Workshop Highlights… Coming Soon To Video. Rescue Response Gear, in concert with Rigging Lab Academy, is in the process of building a  Arizona Vortex AHD video workshop. This quick clip visually describes an overview of a course we film a few years ago. The covered Easel A Frames with litter scoops using

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Multiple Use Paradigm

So we often toss the word “paradigm” around and many of us don’t actually know what “one” is.  A paradigm is “a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, especially the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme.”  Boiling this down, it means, “the way we always

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