Various Accessory and Prusik Cord

What’s the Difference Between Prusik Cord and Accessory Cord?

Ever wondered what the difference is between prusik cord and accessory cord? Here at Rope and Rescue we’ve wondered this many times. Holding a piece of accessory cord next to a piece of prusik, there isn’t a visible difference. They feel the same, aside from normal differences from brand to brand. But, for some reason the manufacturers sell accessory cord …

Jacob WallaceWhat’s the Difference Between Prusik Cord and Accessory Cord?
ISC Red Back Up Device

The Red and a Rope with Tension

The ISC Red is a great back up device for rope access work. However, through some testing by a third party and by┬áISC, it turns out that the Red has a draw back. When it is placed on a rope with tension (during a pick off on the victim’s line for instance) the device fails to engage. To learn more, …

Jacob WallaceThe Red and a Rope with Tension