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Authored by John W. Desmarais 18-May-1998 Modified by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron For Local Training Rev 5.0 02-Jan-2014.

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Authored by John W. Desmarais 18-May-1998

Modified by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell

TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron

For Local Training Rev 5.0 02-Jan-2014

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This Training Slide Show is a project undertaken by Lt Colonel Fred Blundell of the TX-129 Fort Worth Senior Squadron, Fort Worth, TX for local use to assist those CAP Members interested in advancing their skills. The information contained herein is for CAP Member’s personal use and is not intended to replace or be a substitute for any of the CAP National Training Programs. Users should review the presentation’s Revision Number at the end of each file name to ensure that they have the most current publication.
overview
Overview
  • For CAP members knots are mainly used for a basic reasons
    • Land Survival
    • Assist Technical Rescue Groups
    • Tie Down Aircraft if Necessary
  • CAP will not normally perform technical rope rescues
    • Too much training and liability
rope characteristics
Rope Characteristics
  • Running End
  • Standing End
  • Bight
  • Loop
  • Coil
four knot categories
Four Knot Categories
  • Tying into a Rope
  • Backup Knots
  • Tying Ropes or cords together
  • Anchors
swiss seat
Swiss Seat
  • Not Instructed for Mountaineering Purposes
    • Safety tie-ins not rappelling
  • CAP is not a technical rescue team for special mountaineering work.
    • Not enough training time
    • Expensive
    • Too great a risk
    • Selected personnel only, normally at their own risk
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