• Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) practice rope team arrest and rescue in conditions of limited visibility during medical training on Mt. Rainier. Mount Rainier, located near Ashford, Wash., is the tallest mountain in the Cascade Mountain range. Arresting and rescue requires team members to work together to safely retrieve a member who may fall into a crevasse or lose footing in some other manner while conducting mountaineering operations.

    Medical Evacuation Mountaineering

    Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) practice rope team arrest and rescue in conditions of limited visibility during medical training on Mt. Rainier. Mount Rainier, located near Ashford, Wash., is the tallest mountain in the Cascade...

  • Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) practice moving through mountainous terrain in conditions of limited visibility during medical training on Mt. Rainier. Mount Rainier, located near Ashford, Wash., is the tallest mountain in the Cascade Mountain range. The Soldiers "rope up" to each other for safety.

    Medical Evacuation Mountaineering

    Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) practice moving through mountainous terrain in conditions of limited visibility during medical training on Mt. Rainier. Mount Rainier, located near Ashford, Wash., is the tallest mountain in the Cascade...

  • Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) set up a rescue anchor system in conditions of limited visibility during medical training on Mt. Rainier. Mount Rainier, located near Ashford, Wash., is the tallest mountain in the Cascade Mountain range. The system allows Soldiers to safely retrieve a member who may fall into a crevasse or lose footing in some other manner while conducting mountaineering operations.

    Medical Evacuation Mountaineering

    Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) set up a rescue anchor system in conditions of limited visibility during medical training on Mt. Rainier. Mount Rainier, located near Ashford, Wash., is the tallest mountain in the Cascade Mountain...

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