An ELITE Swiftwater instuctor demonstrates a few friction knots that are commonly used in water and rope rescue. Knots include: the prusik, the klemheist, and the autoblock.
An Elite Swiftwater Instructor Demonstrates the use of a Muenter hitch in high angle rescue.
A swiftwater rescue instructor demonstrates the proper tying of the figure 8 family of knots.
A swiftwater rescue instructor reviews and tests the five ten canyoneer river shoe. A trusted piece of gear for for whitewater kayakers and raft guides.
Elite Swiftwater instructor Brandon Holmes offers his insight to the quality and design of Kokatat's Gore-Tex Meridian Drysuit. In this review, Brandon will highlight such features as the Gore-Tex sock, the relief zipper, the latex gaskets and more.
An important step in setting up an anchor for water and rope rescue is padding. Here a swiftwater rescue instructor demonstrates proper anchor location, placement, and padding.
A swiftwater rescue Instructor from ELITE Swiftwater, Reviews The Five Ten Canyoneer 2 River Shoe. This river shoe is popular amongst whitewater paddlers and swiftwater rescuers.
The Kokatat GMER Drysuit is a favorite piece of whitewater equipment for whitewater kayakers and swiftwater rescuers. Here a swiftwater rescue instructor puts his drysuit to the test in a whitewater rapid.
A swiftwater rescue instructor from ELITE Swiftwater Institute reviews the qualities of the Astral 300 Rescue Vest.