RIGGING LAB ACADEMY & RESCUE RESPONSE GEAR BLOG

hands-free position
Lance Piatt

PETZL I’D EVAC ~ Main Uses

The I’D EVAC is a self-braking descender/belay device with the handle oriented to facilitate use on the anchor. Lowering with I’D attached to an anchor

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Vortex Assembly and Overview
Lance Piatt

The Arizona Vortex Guidebook

What is the best way to use The Vortex Guidebook? “Specialized training and experience in technical rigging is absolutely essential for safety use. This manual/guidebook

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5 Rules to Help Determine Simple & Compound Mechanical Advantage Systems
Lance Piatt

A Mechanical Advantage Overview

Mechanical Advantage Overview Mechanical Advantage is a measure of the force multiplication achieved by using a tool. In most cases, this involves using pulleys, but

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Counterbalance technique
Lance Piatt

General Rescue Principles

Excerpt from Gear In Use 2: Technical Rescue Inert suspension in a harness, even for a short time, can cause serious physiological harm. In case

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