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Rescue for River Runners 8: Rope System Basics

Author(s): Canoe & Kayak Magazine| Northwest River Supplies
Video Release Date: June 27, 2018
Video Source: YouTube

Canoe & Kayak teamed up with open-boat expert Jim Coffey–founder of Quebec-based outfitter Esprit Whitewater Worldwide as well as R3: Rescue for River Runners–and Mike McKay from Five2Nine Productions for a series of whitewater rescue lesson videos debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com at the beginning of every month. Here, in Episode Eight, Coffey covers the basics of rope systems, including how to set up a 3-to-1 mechanical advantage system.

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