Originally Posted by Jammer
Ah yes. The "live bait" rescue
, often contemplated, rarely performed.
1979 while a paramedic trainee I was lowered off a bridge mid stream on a 1" manila rope
during a biblical rainstorm. The "dope on a rope" method, my trainers kept saying "you know you don't HAVE to do this". It was after this incident that we started developing swift water rescue
methods and training
in our area.