Technical Rescue Riggers Guide - Fourth Edition


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Over a year in the making, this edition is the completely updated version of original Technical Rescue Riggers Guide by Rick Lipke with technical contributions by Kirk Mauthner. This is the most important reference guide for modern rescue in decades, complete with the most comprehensive and complete rope rescue guide available. It shows extremely safe, modern techniques, in 224 pages, with over 600 clear illustrations and photos, from basic knots and anchors, to highlines, helo rescues, and more!

This fully updated edition incorporates the DCTTRS (Dual Capability Two Tension Rope System) pioneered by EMBC in Canada. The DCTTRS system is rapidly becoming the standard in progressive rope work.

The guide is printed in full color on high tech storm proof paper and completely cross referenced with handy safety reminders throughout. It's small enough and rugged enough to take into the field rescue after rescue.

The first edition sold over 150,000 copies and became the defacto world standard for safe, intelligent rope rescue. Each successive edition has gained more popularity and traction across the globe.

This is not an instructional text, but rather a quick pocket reference guide for personnel already trained and familiar with modern rope rescue. However, it can be used as an educational enhancement in classes taught by a competent instructor.

Dimensions: 6.5" H x 4” W x 0.75" D
Weight: 0.7 oz