Nice video shot by one of my students in Portland. Thank you, Lisa.
Sitting in the Alaska Airlines Lounge in Portland waiting for my flight back to Salt Lake City. Posting to share a quote from Lisa Hewitt, a student in two of the three one-day workshops I taught here. Reminding myself what … Read More
Some trips run like a well-oiled machine. Other trips … not so much. Getting to Hong Kong for a 2-day Totem CRT Ultralight Rigging & Rescue training involved a 2.5-hour drive from home in Cedar City, Utah, to Las Vegas … Read More
My students know when they ask questions about canyoneering that my answer will often start with, “It depends ….” One of the things that makes canyoneering such an amazing sport is the diversity of the canyons we explore. That diversity … Read More
The competency continuum. People enter canyoneering at different places along the continuum. Some have no rope experience at all. Some have no outdoor experience at all. Some come from rock climbing and have an established skill set and, quite often, … Read More
When you have a cool toy like the Rock Exotica Enforcer load cell, you just gotta find some fun ways to play with it. How about measuring how load on an anchor changes when holding, raising or lowering a load? … Read More
One of many uses for the Totem CRT … As a rigging plate for lowering a heavy load. For example, lowering two people; rescuer and patient. A Rapid Access Team traveling light with GriGri2, a tube device and a Totem … Read More
What do you get when you rig some ropes and pulleys in trees at a park and bring in a bus load of orphaned kids from a children’s home? SMILES! Kathmandu, Nepal – May 2016 Special thanks to Charly … Read More