Introduction Min

1. GAIN ATTENTION. Harsh terrain and adverse weather conditions are inherent to a mountainous environment. Under these conditions personnel with relatively minor injuries can become casualties which require evacuation. By using the techniques and equipment outlined here, these casualties can be evacuated safely and efficiently.

2. OVERVIEW. The purpose of this period of instruction is to introduce the student to the techniques used in evacuating casualties in a mountainous environment. This will be accomplished by discussing the general considerations, one and two man carries, expedient l litters, regular litters, pre-rigging litters, and cliff evacuations. This lesson relates to conducting a cliff assault. (SMO & ACC)

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