Mountain rescue: video from the IKAR CISA 2011 Conference

 

The international IKAR-CISA conference took place at the end of October in Are, Sweden. Every year this international event brings together mountain rescue teams from all over the world.

The goal of the conference is to share experiences as well as different techniques and equipment in order to improve both efficiency and safety for mountain rescue operations.

 

Technical rescues: Grimpday 2011, a unique event

On June 4, 2011, the sixth edition of GrimpDay took place in Belgium.
Teams from all across Europe gathered at the ancient walls of the Citadelle de Namur to take part in the event.

 

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Rope rescue: GrimpDay event on June 4th 2011 in Belgium

The 2011 GrimpDay edition will take place on Saturday June 4th. Once again, this challenge will gather together in Namur the best international teams specialized in rope rescue.

GRIMPday 2009 Video

GRIMPday 2009: Rescue professionals with no fear

GRIMPday is an international, multidisciplinary technical rope rescue competition which takes place every October in Namur. The fourth edition was a face-off between 23 teams, from Belgium, France, Great Britain, Switzerland and Germany. The participants were firefighters, soldiers, police officers, rescuers, etc.

Petzl attends the 2009 IKAR CISA Convention

The annual meeting of the International Commission for Alpine Rescue took place September 22-27 in Zermatt, Switzerland. It brings together mountain rescue organizations from all over the world and this year it was organized by the Organisation Cantonale Valaisanne des Secours (OCVS), whose purpose is to help ensure fast, effective rescue response in the popular Valais region of Switzerland.

Introducing the new line of FALCON harnesses

This new line of harnesses is specifically designed for rescue professionals.

 

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Ski lift rescue in video

Place: Gmunden, Austria
This rescue exercise in a telecabin took place in May 2006 with the Gmunden mountain rescue team.
It shows the use of Petzl equipment for ski lift-telecabin rescue.