Rescue operations fall into two broad categories: rig-for-rescue (where the rope system has been rigged to either allow a third party to lower an...Continued
During a rope-to-rope transfer, you’ll move horizontally from one rope system to another while in suspension. The distance between the two sets of ropes...Continued
Climbing a rope (ascending an anchor line) is one of the first techniques that we teach during L1 training, and is accomplished by alternating between two...Continued
Being able to control your speed and stop as required while descending the ropes is a core technique you’ll use nearly every day as a rope tech. All...Continued
On your IRATA assessment day, you’ll demonstrate competence by correctly using and handling of your back-up device(s) in the following ways.