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Balancing Act: Navigating Highlines in Rope Rescue and Life

I love the parallels between highline systems in rope rescue and the challenges of everyday life. “In the world of rope rescue, the concept of ‘highlines’ holds a profound parallel to the challenges we encounter in life. Picture this: a highline system, suspended across a perilous gap, serving as a lifeline for those in need. …

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A FRAME | QUAD BUNDLE HIGHLINE | Horizontal Rigging

Let’s look at the floating A-frame of our quad system right now. The floating A-frame is being guyed forward and backwards with the prusiks directly connected to the track line system. Okay. So this is our guying system front and back. This is pretty clean right here the way the guys put this together‚Ķ a …

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A Frame | TWIN BUNDLE HIGHLINE | Horizontal Rigging

We’ve moved over to the floating A-frame, very much like the floating A-frame that we used for the single track line, but as we said, we’ve added the second track line here. It’s very important that these two track lines be tensioned the same. We would never mix products, for instance. We would never have …

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English Reeve: Control Side & Carriage System Highline Systems

We’re back here at the lab, and this is a continuation of what we’ve done, the past couple of days with high lines. In quick review, We had, and we built the track line, and we had the control line for our basic high line system. Now what we’ve added to it is a third …

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How To Use The Petzl Reeve Carriage Pulley: Reeving Highlines

  Let’s take a look at the Petzl REEVE carriage pulley and some of its common uses. The REEVE is made from two high-efficiency pulleys mounted onto a rigging plate. This design simplifies setting up rescue systems on a highline by reducing the amount of equipment needed as well as reducing the overall height of …

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Basic Highline System with Pulleys, Rope and Pulley Systems for High Angle Technical Rescue

Basic Highline System with Pulleys, Rope and Pulley Systems for High Angle Technical Rescue   Highline operations are one of the most dangerous and most difficult vertical rescues. Highline rescues invoke the use of advanced rigging skills, performed by advanced technicians. Under no circumstances should a highline be attempted solely on the instruction of this …

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An Introduction to Twin Highline Systems In The Work Access Environment

Force Vectors In general, the greater the angle between two anchor points, the greater the stress will be on those anchors. It must be the goal of the technician to minimize all angles in a manner that will still accomplish the job at hand. The kind of stress that will be required of the horizontal …

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Highline Overview: A Case Study

Highline Overview: A Case Study Being prepared (prepped), is not an option in the field of rescue nor in the field of rigging for rescue. It’s THE key to either locking up or unlocking opportunities and options. Not being appropriately prepared is a leading cause of failure. NFPA 1670 stated the following: “The AHJ shall …

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The Gear Used In Artificial Highlines and Two Tension Rope Systems

Ultimate – the best achievable or imaginable of its kind. Can we have The Ultimate Gear List for anything? ¬†Probably not, but we can put some thought into what that might look like. Before we get to the list, let us outline where this gear cache came from. In building this course with Jason Ilowite …

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