Tracking Lines

Trackline and steep angle litter raise gin-pole as bottom AHD

A-Frame and Gin Pole Trackline with Steep Angle Litter Raise: An Overview of a Dual AHD and Steep Angle Litter Work

Vision, training and rehearsing are purposeful events.  Rarely can someone envision future events without understanding the past as there is no understanding or interpretation without history.  Training involves coaching, education, drills, guidance, discipline and a host of other “things”… in short, “training” can be disastrous if done inappropriately. Rehearsing however is something different.  Rehearsing involves …

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Industrial Skate Block Trackline System Lower Section (Part 2)

Now we’re down at the bottom end. As I said at the top, we’ve got our red track line and we’ve got our blue skate block. The attachments here, we’ve got a pulley on the track line. Also on the track line we have a mobile fall arrester, a Petzl ASAP. That means worst case, …

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Let’s Build A Skate Block: Using The Tension Lines As The High Point In Confined Space Rescue

So here we’ve got a skate block. These are very effective in confined space rescues. This allows us to utilize two lines on a high point through a change of direction directly down into the space, in this case, using the tension lines as the high point, bringing the patient up, having the knot hit …

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How To Building of a Side A-Frame Artificial High Directional Tracking Line and Think Through The Process

So the operation that we ran here is a tracking line offset in conjunction with a two tension rope system. So the whole purpose of the tracking line offset is to be able to take the rescue package negotiate difficult obstacles that may be encountered while they travel down the cliff face. Outcroppings of rocks, …

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