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New Technician Courses Just Released for Rigging Lab Academy

Hey all We just completed another 4 high level training courses within the Technician Level Cornerstone course curriculum. Force Multipliers Elevated Anchor Systems Horizontal Systems Midwall Pickoffs Midwall Pickoffs Midwall rescues can run the full gamut of rescue complexities. It can include almost everything from one or two people coming to the rescue of a …

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Tech Pick of the Week | Episode 7 How to Rig for the Shot

Welcome to this weeks Tech Pick of the Week. Every week where our Tech’s break down an industry best product, tricks or tips. Last week we broke down a simple haul system for light loads. In this Tech Pick we had to rig our camera operator into a tricky place to get a clean shot. …

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Portrait of the Petzl RIG

The Petzl Rig is designed for rope access work (expert users only). https://www.rescueresponse.com/shop/petzl-rig-descender/ The Petzl RIG takes it’s cues from the I’D, and delivers a stripped down, lightweight, personal descent device. This device is a favorite of rope access professionals everywhere. The multi-functional handle allows the user to : – Unblock the rope and control …

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Progression with a taut rope using a TIBLOC

Progression with a taut rope using a TIBLOC WARNINGS Read the technical notice before viewing the following techniques. It is important to fully understand the information provided in the technical notice before using this complementary information Mastering these techniques requires training. Consult a professional before attempting to perform these techniques on your own. Progression with …

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Tower access technique with semi-static rope.

Tower access technique with semi-static rope. WARNINGS Read the technical notice before viewing the following techniques. It is important to fully understand the information provided in the technical notice before using this complementary information Mastering these techniques requires training. Consult a professional before attempting to perform these techniques on your own. To access a tower, …

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Mirrored Skate Block System From The Controlling Center.. The Brake Ropes

The key part of the mirrored skate block system is the redundancy of the braking system. Using the Petzl I’d as the controlling system, the system can be controlled by using one hand. This is a common practice in rappelling … why not here? With the anti-panic operations within the I’d, the simul-braking system is …

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V Anchor System for Top Rope Top Belay

This Video Series is Sponsored by Anchoring underpins all of our rope based activities and each of these will have varying requirements overlaid with restrictions dictated by the site. The V-Anchor is a simple a versatile approach to anchoring which can be readily applied to a range of roping contexts: abseiling, rappelling, top-rope top-belay climbing, …

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