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Swiftwater Rescue Training

Day 2 - Saturday Oct 11,1997 - North Fork Skykomish River, Index, WA

Group Discussion on Throw Bag Basics


Shallow River Crossings I


Shallow River Crossings II


Swiftwater dynamics


"WebMaster"


Mechanical advantage rope systems & Knots Review


Afternoon First Aid Review


Day 3 - Sunday Oct 12,1997 - North Fork Skykomish River, Index, WA

Simulated Strainer I


Simulated Strainer II


'Hole' Swimming


Throw Bag Practice


Using a tether line


Setting up the High Line


High Line Complete


Whistle commands from raft to shore to manuever raft


Combat Swimming


Lots of smiles after the Final Exam!


Special Session held for Boeing Employees' Whitewater & Touring Club (BEWET)
Day 1 - Classroom Instruction at Boeing Oxbow Recreation Center
Instructors: Casey Garland (Rescue 3 NW) & Mike Sodi (Rescue 3 Int'l)

All Photos courtesy of Andy Calvery (BEWET) Thanks Andy!


Last Update 9-Jan-13

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