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Z-drag

A Z-Drag or Z-Rig is an arrangement of lines and pulleys commonly used in rescue situations. [1]

10 relations: Block and tackle, List of friction hitch knots, Mechanical advantage, Mountain rescue, Prusik, Pulley, Rock climbing, Trucker's hitch, Tyrolean traverse, Whitewater.

Block and tackle

A block and tackle is a system of two or more pulleys with a rope or cable threaded between them, usually used to lift or pull heavy loads.

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List of friction hitch knots

A friction hitch is a kind of knot used to attach one rope to another in a way that is easily adjusted.

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Mechanical advantage

Mechanical advantage is a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system.

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Mountain rescue

Mountain rescue refers to search and rescue activities that occur in a mountainous environment, although the term is sometimes also used to apply to search and rescue in other wilderness environments.

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Prusik

A Prusik is a friction hitch or knot used to put a loop of cord around a rope, applied in climbing, canyoneering, mountaineering, caving, rope rescue, and by arborists.

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Pulley

A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support movement and change of direction of a cable or belt along its circumference.

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Rock climbing

Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls.

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Trucker's hitch

The trucker's hitch is a compound knot commonly used for securing loads on trucks or trailers.

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Tyrolean traverse

A Tyrolean traverse is a method of crossing through free space between two high points on a rope without a hanging cart or cart equivalent.

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Whitewater

Whitewater, usually spelled white water in both American and British English, is formed in a rapid, when a river's gradient increases enough to create so much turbulence that air is entrained into the water body, that is, it forms a bubbly or aerated and unstable current; the frothy water appears white.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z-drag

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