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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Hasty Hanson Harness


An excellent video tutorial below. God forbid you should ever need to do this, it works best if you have an actual LOAD BEARING carabiner (I use one for by key chain).

Again, please refer to the DISCLAIMER prominently featured in two areas of this blog, above and on the sidebar.


First of, here's a quick link to the DISCLAIMER above not to mention the other one in the sidebar on the right. These skills are best learned with 3 important elements: the right training, instructor, and the tools or equipment. Attempting it without any of those previously mentioned and well, as Forrest Gump would say: "Stupid is as stupid does!"  

Having said all that, the ability to quickly effect a rescue, egress or quick descents as safe as possible is an invaluable skill for both professionals (soldiers, first responders, firemen even field-research academics) as well as hobbyists (mountaineers, outdoorsmen, flyers/pilots). 

There are several methods for tying hasty harnesses with rescue webbing. This short instructional is probably one of the quickest, but still uncomfortable, methods:

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