February 23, 2014
Melissa, Paul and Jim did a wonderful job leading the FSAR ice/winter rope rescue training today in Grafton Notch State Park in Newery.
February 14, 2014
What: FSAR Rope Rescue Team Training*
Where: Old Speck Appalachian Trail Parking lot – Streambed Ice Fall
What to bring: RR gear including Helmet, Harness, Ice axe & lunch
What to expect from the training:
-crampon use and techniques in variable terrain
-snow picket anchors, vertical and deadman placement
-placing and equalizing ice screw anchors
Please bring: Personal Protective Equipment + your winter rope rescue gear
We need to know if you're attending as soon as possible,
please RSVP to Melissa.
Instructors Melissa S (left) Paul M. (right)
* Unfortunately this training is only open to active FSAR team members. If you are interested in learning more about our team, you are encouraged to attend our next monthly team meeting/training held at 6:30 on the second Wednesday of the month at the Kingfield Fire Station (3-12 and 4-9-2014).
February 10, 2014
FSAR Monthly Meeting/Training
Feb 12, 2014
5:30 FSAR Rope Rescue team meeting (attend the 5:30 meeting only if you are interested in Rope Rescue, no experience necessary)
- 2 short instructional RR videos
- Knot of the month
- Feb. RR training event details and pre-plan, expectations
- Team RR gear review: members are requested to bring in their harness with your basic hardware for review and discussion.
6:30 FSAR monthly team meeting:
Legal Aspects of SAR: Paul and others.
FSAR clothing & vests order- Barry (bring $ if you want to place an order)
Gear to share: Base Layers, what's underneath? Bring some examples of your favorite base layers or systems.
Becky health minute: Nichol Knowledge
Baxter review- January Chimney Pond training Jim & Melissa
Upcoming trainings: RR & other