The Mountain Rescue course integrates both rope rescue and self-rescue techniques in a high mountain environment. Students will apply a series of rope rescue techniques with mountain modifications in order to develop the skills required for mountain rescue. Additionally, participants will spend a significant amount of time developing strategies to solve complex mountain rescue problems. Whether that’s moving patients efficiently in backcountry setting or set up for helicopter operations this program will take your team to the next level.
Rope Rescue courses are designed to give individuals different levels of Rope Rescue education and certifications. All courses align with NFPA standards and train individuals and organizations to be competent in:
Rope Rescue Operations: Teams and individuals are provided a strong foundation in the basic skills necessary to perform job relevant rope rescues. Students receive theory/ classroom instruction as well as rigorous hands-on rescue scenarios using both familiar gear as well as some of the newest gear/ equipment on the market.
Rope Rescue Technician: This advanced rope rescue course takes Rope Rescue to the next level! Teams and individuals build on the foundational skills to perform some of the most technically demanding rescues. Our seasoned instructors update and revise this course continually to bring you the latest equipment, systems, and techniques. Teams and individuals can expect to receive some training in a classroom setting, although most of the training is through hands-on scenarios, melding principles and techniques from skill sets used by those working in technical rope rescue, fire rescue, tower rescue, confined space rescue, search and rescue (SAR), mountain rescue, urban search and rescue (USAR), helicopter operations, swiftwater rescue, tactical maneuvers & rescue, industrial rope access, theatrical rope access, building & structure inspection or maintenance, rope rigging, and general work-at-height.
Successful students will be able to:
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