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swiftwater rescue

Knots Knots Knots: Figure of 8 on a Bight

The figure of eight on a bight is one of the most commonly used knots in swiftwater rescue. It is often used with throw bags for live bait,  tethered boats, and tag lines. The...

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technical rope rescue

Knots Knots Knots: Figure of 8 on a Bight

The figure of eight on a bight is one of the most commonly used knots in swiftwater rescue. It is often used with throw bags for live bait,  tethered boats, and tag lines. The...

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wilderness first aid

Wilderness First Aid: Get Your Outdoor Emergency Training

Do you work or play in the great outdoors? Are you prepared to respond to an accident or emergency that you might encounter? Whether you’re hiking, biking, climbing or involved...

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sierra rescue blog

Technical Rope Rescue at Donner Summit

Fall is in the air and what better way to spend a week than playing with ropes in a technical rope training  on Donner summit. With the King fire looming close at hand at rapidly...

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