Category: Training

Water Self Rescue Training – Wednesday 9th July 2014

This week we split into three groups for training, with some people back at base continuing the Water Awareness and safety training coupled with some Casualty Care (First Aid) training. However, this article will focus on the practical water search and rescue training which took place in the River Dee at Mile End Mill, near Llangollen. …

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Water safety training – 2nd July

July 2014 is water safety  month for the Team. In Wednesday’s training session, some team members attended base to learn the theory of water safety and then were tested on their knowledge. The rest of the team went down to Mile End Mill in Llangollen where they were put through their paces in the water. Here are …

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Cliff Rescue Training – Llanymynech

A Wednesday evening training session in the southern part of our area at Cul-de-sac Quarry, Llanymynech. More practice on our Quick Access system.  This time we added in some problem solving for a “stuck abseiler”. Great venue, with the big overhanging wall for “hanging about” on and the stepped area for dealing with multiple edge …

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Search Exercise around Cilcain – 22nd June 2014

Yesterday’s training session involved a mountain biker missing in the Cilcain area. The missing person ‘Mark’ had set out for a night ride in the Clwydians but when his partner came home from work the following morning, she found he hadn’t returned home.  We were called out and our search managers looked at his regular routes …

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