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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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Halftime

“Halftime is the in-between season that occurs at about age 45, plus or minus a few years. It’s the time first described in the book, Halftime – the season of “now what?” In our time, halftime really marks the end of Life I and the beginning of this whole new second adult season that we’ve …

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Caving Rescue & Confined Spaces, PART 1 CASE FILE N.013 RESCUE RESPONSE TEAM | Block and Tackle

Part 1 of this High Definition video of two boys exploring a cave is sure to grab your attention. One boy falls into a cave. The Rescue Response Team responds and employs rope rescue gear and rescue techniques to successfully lower a medic to attend to the injured boy. They then raise the boy up …

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Knots, Hitches and Bends: The Basics | For Rope Rescue, Work Access & SAR Systems

Knots and bends are the critical points at which people and systems are joined to the rope. The ability to recognize and tie correct knots is indispensable to the rescuer. Carelessness that results in an improperly tied knot has the potential of lower strength. Thank you Peak Rescue Institute for letting us work with you …

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Block & Tackle AZTEK Elite Pulley System Kit | Rope Access Fall Protection Equipment | Signet Series

AZTEK Elite Pulley System Kit, Rope Access & Fall Protection Kit Includes 1 ea. Rock Exotica Omni AZTEK Elite blue pulley 1 ea. Rock Exotica Omni AZTEK Elite orange pulley 1 Quick Release Pin 1 Aztek Rope Cover 1 Sterling 8mm AZTEK cord with sewn eye (50 ft / 15M length) 2 Sterling AZTEK ratchets …

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Deschutes Brewery Shoot

Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon sits in a beautiful location overlooking the Old Mill District. We have a great relationship with Deschutes and their Brewery Staff. The Brewers and Deschutes staff use rope access gear and techniques to clean, repair and work on the large secondary tanks that sit up above the main brewery house. …

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