2010-05-11 Rope Rescue training


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Tuesday May 11, 2010

19:00 - 21:00 at the Fire Hall

Rope Rescue practice.


  • Rappelling and Ascending
    • (from BC PEP RRM Chapter 10)
    • Understanding rappelling methods
    • Outline the various belay methods
    • Set up and operate various rappel devices
    • Tie-off rappel devices
    • Set up and operate Prusiks and mechanical devices for ascending
    • Perform safety checks for rappelling / ascending systems


  • built lower system with brake bar, main line and belay
  • demonstrated ascending with prusiks and mechanical ascenders, down climbed

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