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Hitch Knots | Knots & Pulleys in Rope Rigging Systems Segment 2

The sequence addresses the hitches in general. We focus on tying the Clove Hitch and the Prusik. The way we address knots, MAs (Mechanical Advantages), and Anchors in these videos are more general and with a focus of the finer points that are many times overlooked. Our hopes are that…

Tech Pick of the Week | Episode 2 Petzl I’D Tech Trick

In this weeks Tech Pick of the Week we focus on a tech trick of the trade. The Petzl I’D is a self-braking descender with anti-panic function. This tech tip helps to demonstrate how to bypass the panic mode on the Petzl I’D by turning/rotating the I’D at an angle…

Major Tagline | Rigging the Yoke

Rigging The Yoke — Part 1 in the 4 Part Series: “Major Tagline | Pulleys, Rope and Pulley Systems for High Angle Technical Rescue” This video discusses rigging the yoke in major taglines. Major taglines employ two mainlines, and two belay lines at the same time. The two working in…