How NOT to DIE Rappelling!

Howdy Rescuers! Accidents hurt.  Safety doesn’t. Rappelling may be one of the more dangerous activities we do living a live on the edge as mountain rescuers and guides.  We have all heard the stories of elite climbers and rescuers falling to their death or...

Ultra Light Tech Gear for Rescue

I often get asked what type of technical gear I carry with me on SAR missions where we will be conducting some sort of technical rope evacuation.  Granted, in Summit County most of our technical rope evacuations are lowerings on snow, scree or broken terrain that is...