Mounting a z-drag or z-pulley system is an important technique to learn so you can efficiently help rescue a victim from above. Using standard crevasse rescue equipment mountain guide Joe Vallone explains step by step how to initiate this part of the setup to perform a successful rescue. Make sure you are familiar with building a t-slot anchor prior to attempting these techniques.
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How To Make A Z-Drag Or Z-Pulley System | Backcountry Essentials Presented by BMC Insurance
Backcountry ski guide Joe Vallone shares his wealth of backcountry knowledge to help you be prepared, reduce risk and improve your mountaineering techniques. 'Backcountry' is any time you're out of the controlled ski area boundary. Such areas often pose significant danger so it's vital you are well prepared. Follow Joe in this series to enhance your knowledge and make your backcountry experience more enjoyable.
Thanks to the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for supporting the Backcountry Essentials series.
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