Swiftwater Rescue Pocket Guide
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The "Swiftwater Rescue Pocket Guide" is designed as an on-river resource for quick review.  Persons who have been trained in the ACA Level 3 & 4 Safety and Rescue courses will find this document highly useful as mirrors key components of the curriculum.  This guide is designed to be an adjunct to training and is not a replacement for physical education in Swiftwater Rescue. 

 

Components of the guide book include:

Rescue Philosophy
Communications
Wading / Swimming
Entrapment Recovery
Rescue PFD Rescues
Knots and Anchors
Boat Pin Management
Scene Management 

 

“This is the real information for staying out of trouble and fixing the most common issues on the river. Brilliantly written, effectively illustrated and cuts to the chase like nothing else on the market.”

- Sam Fowlkes, American Canoe Association Safety and Rescue Chair

 

“Nicely done. Lots of good info in a tough, compact package.”

-Charlie Walbridge, American Whitewater Safety Chair

 

About the Author:  
Justin Padgett, M.S. Paramedic, WEMT
Executive Director- Landmark Learning 

ACA SWR Instructor Trainer L5 Safety and Rescue
National ACA Safety and Rescue Committee member since 2013

 

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