Rescue with an Emergency Ladder

Method of using a rung of the ladder as a fulcrum and tying a survivor at the end of a belay rope to save him/her. Materials and equipment to be used 2 karabiners Belay rope 30 m long

Triple ladder

Survivor sling

Harness

[Operation procedures] 1. Extend the ladder. The top should be one meter higher than the top of the wall, because the highest rung is used as a fulcrum.

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Tie a triplet bowline knot in the belay rope.

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Pass the rope under the lowest rung and pull it to your side.

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The attacker passes the rope knot through his belt and climbs up the ladder.

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In a work posture at the top of the ladder, the attacker passes the triplet knot between the highest rung and the head.

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The attacker sets the triplet knot to the survivor.

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The ground member performs a shoulder belay.

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After hoisting the survivor, the attacker confirms that the knot, the fulcrum, and that he/she have no problem.

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The two attackers hold both sides of the ladder and push it forward.

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The ground member takes down the survivor slowly. The rescue is complete.

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[When the survivor sling is used]

[When the harness is used]

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