Gear for wilderness rescue or high-angle rescue needs to be light and efficient while remaining durable. For users with a higher level of training in rope rescue and risk management, NFPA rated Light-Use equipment can provide adequate safety margins. CMC recommends the following personal equipment as the best option for personal equipment.
Petzl Vertex Vent Helmet is popular due to its light weight, comfort and great ventilation. Sunbrero fits over your helmet to block sun from your face, ears, and the back of your neck. CMC Rescue Rappel Gloves have the extra protection needed when working in a wilderness environments without sacrificing the dexterity needed for rigging rope systems. ESS Goggles provide excellent eye protection and minimize togging. Apex Pro Headlamp provides a bright spot for route finding and a power saving wide beam for trail hiking and weighs just 6 oz. CMC Com-Center Radio Harness offers a highly adjustable harness with multiple pockets for accessories. CMC Rescue Pro Pocket is a handy pouch to store accessory equipment on your harness belt. CMC ProSeries Stretcher Strap allows the rescuer to quickly adjust his position to tend a low-angle stretcher and doubles as a Pick Off strap. CMC Rescue 8 offers exceptionally high wear performance for rescue rope sizes from 7/16 to 5/8 inch. CMC ProTech Pulley provides a super light, high strength pulley with a low profile. CMC ProTech Manual-Lock stay unlocked until put into service. Then a 1/4 turn locks the gate for a secure one-handed operation. 8 mm Prusik Loop for connecting to a safety line. CMC Rescue Harness offers outstanding comfort in a very lightweight design.