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 2014 course calendar below, inquire and enroll now!

 The Rigging Lab at Rescue Response Gear, a state of the art rope access and rope rescue training facility, was designed with your training experience in mind and for the purpose of providing top quality, industry standard training in tandem with elite instructors.

In the Rigging Lab our goal is to teach the technique as well as the physics behind the technique so as to arm students with a complete understanding of the reason behind the action. You will come out of the lab exhibiting a comprehensive knowledge of the spectrum of techniques applicable to your niche, with an understanding of the strengths and limits of those techniques, with the decision making capabilities for quick evaluation in applying relevant techniques to real-life scenarios and with the foundation of knowing the "why" behind it all.

Rigging Lab, in beautiful Oregon Cascades and high desert, the elite training facility of Rescue Response Gear, rope accessDuring designated portions of most course schedules you'll be "in class" outside surrounded by central Oregon's beautiful Rigging Lab, in beautiful Oregon Cascades and high desert, the elite training facility of Rescue Response Gear, rope accessCascade mountains learning your craft in the high desert while, at times, possibly "rehearsing the maneuver" at world renowned Smith Rock State Park. Once out of the lab you'll be equipped for the vertical challenges ahead and sure to come back... guaranteed!
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Our instructors possess a solid background of experience and training. The wide scope of their background is a deep well from which to draw information applicable to the training needs of the student. This in-depth understanding and mastery of subject matter coupled with relevant, ingenious instructional delivery promises our students a top quality learning experience... professional instruction at its best.

Areas of Instructor Experience & Training

Technical Industrial Rope Access   •   Technical Rope Rescue   •   Industrial Technical Rescue   •   Fire Rescue   •   NFPA
Structural Steel Rescue   •   General Industry Rescue   •   Wilderness Rescue   •   Advanced Rigging   •   Confined Space

 

Where is the Rigging Lab?       Address:   601 N. Larch St., Sisters, OR 97759

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While attending class be sure to take advantage of the first class accommodations available in beautiful Central Oregon.



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2014 Rigging Lab Course Enrollment Schedule

 
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 NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue Technician Apr 21-25, 2014Closed$ 950 
 Crossover Skills Workshop May 14-6, 2014Open$ 750 
 PPE Inspection/Gear Savvy Workshop Jun 16-20, 2014Open$ 200 
 Rope Systems: Critical Analysis  Jul 16-18, 2014Closed$ 650 
 Rigging Physics Sep 15-19, 2014Open$1050 
 Physics Workshop - Details coming soon! Sep 24-26, 2014Open$ 500 
 NFPA 1006 Rope Rescue Technician Oct 6-9, 2014Open$ 950 

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$950.00
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Course Dates:
April 21 - 25 -- Closed!

October 6 - 10 -- Open


This course is congruent to the requirements of NFPA 1006 for Rope Rescue Technical Rescuer. The participant in this course will receive state-of-the-art training in applied studies of force multipliers, construction of elevated anchor systems over difficult edges, and in the rigging of horizontal systems.

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2 Rigging Lab logo sitemap.jpg Rigging Lab Course | Crossover Skills Workshop
$750.00
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Course Dates:
    May 14 - May 16                   Enrollment status:   Open

This three day workshop crosspolinates high standard recreational climbing skills, AMGA recognized techniques and information with the gear and systems standards compliance of the new NFPA 1983 "T" certification, with practicality being informed by the NFPA 1006 Technicians information and skills demands.
 


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$200.00
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Rigging Lab on the road workshop!

Course Dates:
June 16 & 17 - Seattle

June 19 & 20 - Portland  

Enrollment status:   Open
 
This 2 day workshop covers the quite important topic of PPE Inspection, including proper techniques, cataloging tips and available resources, as well as giving the attendee a hands on experience with the latest and greatest gear on the market from manufacturer's such as Petzl, Rock Exotica, Sterling Rope and more.

Know what gear is out there, what it does and how it can help you and those you work with!

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$650.00
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Rigging Lab at the Petzl Technical Institute in Salt Lake City!

Course Dates:
July 16 - 18

Enrollment status:   Closed
 
Come rig with us at the new Petzl Technical Institute in Salt Lake City! This workshop focuses on the efficiency of rope systems and will help rigger's of all walks see their systems, no matter how simple or complex, with new eyes. Learn about the inherent forces within rope systems, and how to make them work for you, whether it be a raising, lowering or positioning system, understanding the physics and deeper elements at play will make for more intuitive and comprehensive rigger.  


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$1,050.00
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Course Dates:
September 15 - September 19                  

Enrollment status:   Open
This course is designed to give the participant a working base of knowledge in those misunderstood areas of force multipliers and rigging physics that are applicable to modern efficient rope rescue. Included in this course are interactive, hands-on classroom presentations, with the main focus on field application of friction coefficients, tension & compression, fall factors/impact force, and resultant forces.

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For accommodations, browse the "Sisters Oregon Guide" web site below for local lodging, dining, recreation & more.


Also see, Rigging Lab Student Connections: Life In Sisters, Oregon

Best Western Ponderosa Lodge is less than 1 mi. down the street. Students may inquire there (1-800-893-5354 or 541-549-1234) about the
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Sisters, Oregon Zip Code: 97759   (Post office directly across N. Larch St.)

Where to find what in Sisters…

LAUNDROMAT: Sisters Lock ’n’ Load, 247 N. Fir St.

BANKS:
Bank of the Cascades, 272 E. Main Ave., 541-549-2061 ATM
South Valley Bank & Trust, 610 N. Arrowleaf Trail, 541-549-8110 ATM
US Bank, 123 W. Hood Ave., 541-549-2141 ATM

POLICE/FIRE:
Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Sisters Station, 703 N. Larch St., 541-549-2302
Sisters-Camp Sherman RFPD, 301 S. Elm St., 541-549-0771
Black Butte Ranch Police, 541-595-2191

EMERGENCY:
Call 911

COFFEE SHOP (WITH BAKERY & SANDWICHES):
Sisters Coffee Company, 273 W Hood Ave, 541-549-0527

BAKERY:
Sisters Bakery, 251 E. Cascade Ave, 541-549-0361
Hours: Open daily, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DINING IN TOWN:
The Gallery Restaurant, 171 W. Cascade Ave., 541-549-2631
Bronco Billy's Ranch Grill, 190 E. Cascade Ave., 541-549-7427
Three Creeks Brewing Co, 721 Desperado Court, 541-549-1963
Takodas in Sisters, 425 Hwy 20 West, 541-549-8620
Seasons Café, 411 E Hood Ave., 541-549-8911
The Depot Café, 250 W Cascade Ave., 541-549-2572
Rancho Viejo, 150 E Cascade Ave., 541-549-3594
Subway, 620 N Arrowleaf Trail, 541-549-9664
Martolli’s Pizza, 220 W Cascade Ave., 541-549-8356

OLD FASHIONED BURGERS IN TOWN:
Ski Inn, 310 E. Cascade Ave., 541-549-3491
Sno Cap Ice Cream, 380 W Cascade Ave., 541-549-6151
McDonald’s of Sisters, 1001 Railway Avenue, 541-549-6080

DINING CLOSE TO TOWN:
Brand 33 at Aspen Lakes, 16900 Aspen Lakes Dr., 541-549-4653
The Restaurant at the Lodge – Black Butte Ranch, 7 miles west of Sisters 541-595-1260
The Boathouse Restaurant, 13300 Highway 20, 541-595-2628
Hoo Doo Restaurant & Bar, 20 miles west of Sisters 541-822-3799

VARIETY STORE:
Bi-Mart, 445 W. Hwy 20, 541-719-2000

HARDWARE STORE:
Ace Hardware, 373 E Hood Ave., 541-549-8011

GROCERY STORE:
Rays Food Place, 635 N Arrowleaf Trail, 541-549-2222

SKIS/SNOWBOARD/SNOW SHOE RENTAL:
Eurosports, 182 E. Hood Ave., 541-549-2471

SKI RESORT:
Hoo Doo, 20 mi. west of Sisters, Ticket Office: 541-822-3799, Snow Phone: 541-822-3337
Mt. Bachelor, 45 miles south of Sisters
Reservations & Information (800) 829-2442 Snow Report 541-382-7888

SNO-PARKS (groomed snow trails):
Santiam Sno-Park, near Hoo Doo Ski Resort, 20 miles west of Sisters
Ray Benson Sno-Park, near Hoo Doo Ski Resort, 20 miles west of Sisters
Upper Three Creek Sno-Park, 11 miles south of Sisters

PUBLIC RESTROOMS:
Barclay Memorial Park, between Cascade and Hood avenues on Ash Street
Village Green Park, Fir St. & Washington Ave.

SEASONAL PUBLIC RESTROOMS:
Creekside City Park, Hwy. 20 and Jefferson St.
Forest Service Kiosk at the junction of Hwys. 20 and 242 at the west end of town

MEDICAL:
Bend Memorial Clinic, 231 E. Cascade Ave., Sisters, 541-549-0303
High Lakes Health Care, 354 W. Adams Ave., Sisters, 541-549-9609
St. Charles Medical Center Bend, 2500 N.E. Neff Rd., Bend, 541-382-4321
St. Charles Medical Center Redmond, 1253 N.W. Canal Blvd., Redmond, 541-548-8131

POST OFFICE:
Sisters Post Office, 694 N. Larch St. Sisters, OR 97759

OFFICE SUPPLY (UPS):
The Pony Express, 160 S Oak St., 541-549-1538

LIBRARY:
Sisters Library, Corner of Cedar St. & Main Ave., 541- 312-1072

AUTO SUPPLY:
Baxter Auto Parts, 303 E Hood Ave., 541-549-8888

AUTO REPAIR:
Van Handel Automotive, 127 Sisters Park Dr., 541-549-0416

AUTO TIRE REPAIR:
Les Schwab, 600 W Hood Ave., 541-549-1560
Davis Tire, 188 W Sisters Pkwy Dr., 541-549-6811

AUTO TOWING:
Davis Towing, 188 W Sisters Park Dr., 541-549-6811

LOCKSMITH:
Sisters Lock & Key, Appointments or emergency service, call 541-549-5481 or 541-771-1809

OTHER MISCELLANEOUS:

Sisters Ranger Station:
Hwy. 20 and Pine St., 541-549-7700

Pet/Veterinary:
Black Butte Veterinary Clinic, 703 N. Larch St., 541-549-1837
Broken Top Veterinary Clinic, 67293 W. Hwy. 20, 541-389-0391
Sisters Veterinary Clinic, 371 E. Cascade Ave., 541-549-6961

Pet Boarding:
Central Bark, 367 W. Sisters Park Drive (Sisters Industrial Park)
541-549-BARK (2275)

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:
291 E. Main Ave., 541-549-0251

CITY HALL:
520 E. Cascade Ave., 541-549-6022



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