Two Tensioned Rope Rescue Systems

Gear Used In An English and Norwegian Reeving System – Overview

Gear Used In An English and Norwegian Reeving System – Overview You can use Reeves Systems on tripods, artificial high directional devices, or tension lines. These are great systems to keep rescuers out of the hazard zone, whether it be a limited rigging area where there’s a danger of a fall hazard, or whether that …

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Comparison between MAESTRO and I’D for a rescue using twin tensioned haul lines

Excerpt from Gear In Use 2: Technical Rescue MAESTRO and I’D allow for efficient hauling, releasing the lock at any time, and a controlled lower of the load. The two devices have different ergonomics and different specifications (working load and efficiency). Hauling The MAESTRO’s efficiency enables the effective use of simple pulley systems. If a …

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Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 2

Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 2 To review, this simplest way to make sure it’s stable is to visualize your resultants and make sure they’re landing within the footprint of your system. Then provide some guying for stability and the insurance that in the event that someone should change, you’ll still be …

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Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 1

Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 1 In the next section, Jason will walk you through some different variations of high directionals and systems and go over how to manage a high directional. But first, let’s review some of the basic concepts starting with a term you’re going to hear a whole bunch: resultant. …

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Double CLUTCH | Using the CLUTCH In a Twin Tension Rope System (TTRS)

I always appreciate great video.  Video (to me) is either aesthetic or technical and trying to bridge both is tough. This video from CMC is clearly technical, but I really appreciate the angles of perspective. So often the “clarifying message” of “the how” can get completely lost if the angles are not right. The CMC …

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Lowering and Hauling with the CMC Harken Clutch

This is an Official CMC Application Series video ~ Enjoy!!!! CLUTCH 11MM LOWERING & HAULING This CLUTCH application video covers lowering and hauling with the 11mm CLUTCH. We begin by demonstrating single line methods and progress to Twin Tension Rope Systems (TTRS) in mirrored and nested double CLUTCH configurations. Combining the CLUTCH with CMC’s G11 Lifeline …

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NOT A SINGLE PRUSIK IN THE SYSTEM

This is a repost from Petzl. These folks have it right! NOT A SINGLE PRUSIK IN THE SYSTEM Why one Utah SAR team transitioned to the MAESTRO SEPTEMBER 29 2020 ON-SITE RESCUE “Give us thirty seconds,” said Utah County Search and Rescue Incident Commander, Jared Hansen. Thirty seconds to transition from a raise to a …

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Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 2

Excerpt from “A Guide to Artificial High Directionals & Two Tension Rope Systems” To review, this simplest way to make sure it’s stable is to visualize your resultants and make sure they’re landing within the footprint of your system. Then provide some guying for stability and the insurance that in the event that someone should …

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Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 1

Excerpt from “A Guide to Artificial High Directionals & Two Tension Rope Systems” Defining a resultant is what determines if your high directional is going to be stable or not. So when we say resultant, the full term is a resultant vector. A vector is a measure of force and direction. Here, we’re talking about resultants through the …

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Two Rope Twin Tension Mini Offset… Backcountry Meets Fire Service

~This is a quick snippet of something we filmed when we first opened up RLA’s studio lab ~ Two Rope Twin Tension Mini Offset… Backcountry Meets Fire Service   So backcountry meets fire service… sounds like a battle of some sort.  So while this “match up” is really neither epic nor epoch, this contest does …

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