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Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Will Robinson enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 22. At the time, serving was his lifeline, a way out of trouble. After five years of service in Iraq, Will was discharged with injuries sustained to both knees, a fused wrist, and severe PTSD. He was deemed unsuited for service.
Dogs...some of the best adventure companions one can find. They are unmatched in their loyalty, eager to be outside regardless of the weather, generally agreeable with their owner's sense of direction, and can provide an additional level of safety in the outdoors. What more can you ask for in an outdoor adventure pal?
In Due Time is the story of two professional endurance athletes and best friends Jason Antin and Mike Chambers as they set a world record trekking 105 miles across Greenland’s Arctic Circle Trail in less than four days.
Video 17 - Presented by ORTOVOX
.. First response techniques in alpine terrain If an accident occurs in alpine terrain, injuries can range from small scrapes through to heavy bleeding, broken bones or loss of consciousness. If necessary, the rope partner may need to perform first aid and must be able to perform the necessary techniques – this is the only way to help the injured person quickly. ..
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.... Additional equipment for groups Classic alpine routes often offer sparse protection. They require additional equipment, and knowing how to use it safely is paramount. Traditional climbing equipment such as camming devices, nuts and even pitons are necessary for climbers to build anchors and belays on certain routes. ..
Video 3 - Presented by ORTOVOX
.... Staying safe with the right equipment You can’t climb without equipment. And if you go alpine climbing, you’ll need even more equipment. Alongside your personal ability and the conditions, having the correct high-quality equipment is a key variable in mountaineering. Mountaineering equipment is therefore subject to various standards with which it must comply.
Dogs...some of the best adventure companions one can find. They are unmatched in their loyalty, eager to be outside regardless of the weather, generally agreeable with their owner's sense of direction, and can provide an additional level of safety in the outdoors. What more can you ask for in an outdoor adventure pal?
Video 19 - Presented by ORTOVOX
.... Bivouacking on the mountain If it’s planned or unplanned and the result of an emergency situation: There are some basic rules to observe when bivouacking in alpine terrain. This is the only way the rope team can protect themselves from hypothermia or other health hazards. ..
Video 18 - Presented by ORTOVOX
.... Rescue techniques on the rock face You should be able to avoid accidents in alpine terrain by preparing well and judging your own ability realistically. Exposure, large gaps between pitons or difficult rescue conditions can quickly lead to life-threatening situations.