"John, I will ask Ryan if it is ok to give you his email address and you guys can move from there. I've never heard of the TWP belay. I first started with a Mariners load releasing hitch until I was taught the Radium now my preference is a set…"
"Mike, I would be interested in seeing how you handle the I'D in a belay setting. Do you just hold it at 90 deg the whole time you are lowering on belay? and the person being lowered pulls on the belay line? I was always taught the the belay…"
"Mike, Don't get me wrong I really like the Petzl I'D but I do prefer a tandem prusik belay set up. Yes you have to use a LRH but if you the I'd for some reason turns 90 deg it is no good. The rope just slips. If the belayer is doing…"
"We use a system that was taught by Peak Rescue Institute for a class 5 raise or lower.
On the lower end of the stokes we use 2-adj litter attendant straps connected to a set of 4s by a triangular link. This connects to a SMC rigging plate. At the…"
"oh yeah and Jon, I have found that the best way to use the Petzl Id is by making sure you don't use your whole hand to activate the lever. Just use 2 fingers to pull on the lever. If you use your whole hand you pull with too much force."
"John, I know of a Fire Department that used their Pierce Ladder Truck for a raising operation. I do believe they used their Lyfe Pulley system. Here is a link to the article on Vent-Enter-Search. http://www.vententersearch.com/?p=338 If you would…"
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"Good Morning Brothers, I am part of a Special Operations Rescue Team here in WA. The Peztl ID was introduced to me about 2 years ago when my Capt. came back from a rope rescue class in Joshua Tree, CA put on by Peak Rescue Institue. I took the…"
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