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The 7 Minimalist Rescue Archetypes

#6
of

7MRA

1

Belay (typical)

A A 2
5:1 cd

Main fixed rope established by rescuers on top

2

Belay ON

A A
CL
5:1cd

6
CL Brakeman standing by

• Semi-Solo Rescue • Dynamic Traveling Brake • Victim Hanging in Harness Edge
Copyright © 2006 Reed Thorne for Ropes That Rescue Ltd.

B

1

B

2
CL

A
Belay rope tail ready to clip to harness of victim

A
Purcell or pick off strap attached to bottom of traveling brake

Rigging in the Vertical Realm

1
Rescuer ready with end of optional belay line to clip into victim harness

DOWN

Must Have:
3 Rescuers: Belay (B), 1 1 1 2 1 1
Rescuer (1) and Brake (2) Belay device (Rescue Load-200kg) Friction device (Rescue Load-200kg) AZTEK set of 4’s (36kN) Rescue ropes which reach the ground: Main & belay Purcell or pick off strap Edge protection

V

V

Alternate technique: Rescuer may rappel with rope bag attached to harness instead of throwing to ground as shown

3
CL/RL Belay on

A A
CL/RL
5:1cd

4
RL

A A
RL
5:1cd

Brakeman Pull up on AZTEK

5
RL

A A
RL
5:1cd

AZTEK tied off before descent

B

2

B

2

B

2 2

A
Victim restraint sill loaded Rescuer with tied off traveling brake now ready for UP on AZTEK above Lift distance should be minimal and only enough to unload victim restraint

A
Victim restraint unloaded and slack May now be disconnected by either rescuer

Rescuer descends to position just above victim as to be able to attached Pucell/pick off strap to victim harness Rescuer adds friction for rescue load and ties off traveling brake

1 1

1 1 1

Purcell or pick off strap

UP V

Rescuer and victim descend to ground on traveling brake

DOWN 1 V

V

Lift

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