Tech rescues: Grand Canyon EMS personnel undergo week-long rescue training

A simulated patient is raised up from the edge with a tripod utilized as the high directional during a week-long basic technical rescue training at Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo/NPS)

A simulated patient is raised up from the edge with a tripod utilized as the high directional during a week-long basic technical rescue training at Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo/NPS)

Grand Canyon National Park Emergency Services personnel practiced technical rescues in a week-long training course. Exercises included raising simulated patient up from the edge with a tripod. During the course, the group carried on the tradition of wearing ridiculous sunglasses.

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