Personal skill development, rope or otherwise, is imperative to being a competent team member.

Represented here, from multiple states, are five different departments and one rope team. Honored to have spent the day with this motivated and hard working group working on rappels, rescuer-based pick-offs, ascent and descent on fixed lines and knot passing.

Western Connecticut State University and their new Visual and Performing Arts Center provided a beautiful 80 foot vertical space in which to train.