Peak Rescue Institute

A Shout Out To Many Who Have Stood By Us Through Thick And Thin: Vision Is Always Within Your Grasp

Most people, at the end of each year, stand back and reflect on what was, what is and what should have been. An epoch season and epic events both apply to myself, our company and those around us. To date, we have produced somewhere between 600 and 700 technical rigging and rescue videos and has …

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The Basics Of How The Arizona Vortex Works: Part 1

Okay, so we’re just going to talk about the background on why we use the Vortex, so for this demonstration, we’ve taken the rope out of the pulley, the head of the Vortex. In this configuration, assuming that the Vortex is actually not even here, you can see that John is tied into the red …

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Two Tensioned Rope Rescue Systems

Two Tensioned Rope Rescue Systems For decades, rescue agencies and teams have configured their rope rescue systems around some variation of a fully tensioned main line and an untensioned safety or belay line. Organizations and manufacturers have invested a great deal into research and training to make these rope rescue systems as safe as possible. …

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