Assault Climbers Handbook (mountaineering) by US Marine Corps

By US Marine Corps

As in any army operation requiring specific abilities, reminiscent of climbing, a few designated apparatus and coaching specific to the undertaking has to be coated. The Marine Corps has followed this education for this very cause. This education permits Marines at the tying of knots, rope platforms, hiking / descending vertical and close to vertical landscapes - all whereas in a strive against surroundings.

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1) Stoppers (2) Hexcentrics (3) Spring Loaded Camming Devices (SLCD) SUMMARY (2 Min) a. During this period of instruction we have covered, ropes, carabiners, chocks, and helmets. We have discussed their nomenclature, care/maintenance and purposes. b. Those of you with IRF’s please fill them out and turn them in. We will now take a short break until our next class. 71 UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS Mountain Warfare Training Center Bridgeport, California 93517-5001 SML SMO ACC 02/11/02 LESSON PLAN ROPE MANAGEMENT INTRODUCTION (5 Min) SMO INSTRUCTOR NOTE: This class is taught outside the gym.

5. EVALUATION a. SML - You will be tested later in the course by written and performance evaluations on this period of instruction. b. SMO - You will be evaluated by an oral exam and a performance exam on T- 11. TRANSITION: Are there any questions over the purpose, learning objectives, how the class will be taught, or how you will be evaluated? Any disabled Marine requiring Casevac must be treated with basic first aid, along with considerations in conducting the actual evacuation properly. 102 BODY 1.

Class I – End of the Rope Knots 1 )Square Knot. Used to tie ends of two ropes of equal diameter together. It should be secured by overhand knots on both sides of the square knot. SQUARE KNOT 2 )Double Fisherman’s Knot. It is a self-locking knot used for tying two ropes of equal diameter together. It can be tightened beyond untying. DOUBLE FISHERMAN’S KNOT 3 )Water/Tape Knot. Used to secure webbing or tape runners. It is constructed by tying an overhand knot (without twists) in one end of the tape, and threading the other end of the tape through the knot from the opposite direction.

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