This is an interesting podcast about those people who are on scene at the time of an incident. They may be trained professionals on a day off or guides who are on scene when an accident occurs.
One of the best pieces of advice I’ve gotten in this sport was to “be a proud, humble badass.” The example I thought of was Bruce Lee who once said said, “Knowledge gives you power, but character, respect.” What we do is dangerous and difficult and requires a tremendous amount of respect. We must always strive to further our knowledge so that we have the power to lay down stomping lines. But we must have the strength of character to know our limits and respect the dangers of dancing with the awesome physical forces of nature.
Now is a good time of year to take care of and repair any of your gear but especially your expensive dry gear. Latex gaskets do not do well without a little love and 303. NRS has published some great guidelines for drywear gear care we wanted to share:
We are excited to be launching a new blog. We hope to feature lessons learned, current rescue incidents as well as articles that provoke thinking about rescues. We teach a wide group of practitioners including River Guides, Government Employees, Scientists, Search and Rescue, Fire and EMS, Industry workers as well as many others seeking technical rescue instruction. Because of the range...