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Rappel Equipment


A photo of a Austrialpin Click-lock buckle.
Austrialpin Click-Lock Buckle
Procurement source:

Lowy Enterprises, Inc.
2311 E. Artesia Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90805-1707
562-531-8134
562-634-6995 (fax)
A photo of an austrialpin cobra click-lock buckle.
Austrialpin Cobra Click-Lock Buckle
Procurement source:

Lowy Enterprises, Inc.
2311 E. Artesia Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90805-1707
562-531-8134
562-634-6995 (fax)

A photo of an Austrialpin click-lock buckle adaptor for HR-2 rappel harness

Austrialpin Click-Lock Buckle
Adaptor for HR-2 Rappel Harness

Procurement source:

Two buckles/adaptors provided with each belly deployment bag
A photo of a belly deployment bag (small).
Belly Deployment Bag (small)
Procurement source:

Owyhee Group Companies
1075 South Ancona Avenue
Eagle, ID 83616
800-293-0405

A photo of a Bourdon 1210 hook.
Bourdon 1210 Snap Hook
Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322

A photo of a descent control 1/2-inch Sky Genie descent device.

Descent Control ½ Inch Sky
Genie Descent Device

Procurement source:

High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

A photo of 1/2-inch Descent Control Sky Genie rope.
Descent Control ½ Inch Sky Genie Rope
Procurement source:

High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

A photo of a gunner strap.
Gunner Strap
Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322

A photo of a HR-2 rappel harness.
HR-2 Rappel Harness
Procurement source:

High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

A photo of a tri-link.
Maillon Rapide 10mm Delta Tri-Link (900 kg)
Procurement source:

High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

Photo of a Miller Spotter Harness.
Miller Spotter Harness
Procurement source:

High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

A photo of a rappel harness shoulder strap retainer
Rappel Harness Shoulder Strap Retainer
Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322
A photo of a Raptor knife and Raptor knife rappel sheath
Raptor Knife and Raptor knife Rappel Sheath
Procurement source:

for Raptor knife:
High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

for Raptor knife rappel sheath:
John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322
A photo of a Raptor knife and Raptor knife spotter sheath.
Raptor knife and Raptor Knife Spotter Sheath
Procurement source:

for Raptor knife:
High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

for Raptor knife spotter sheath:
John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322

A photo of a SMC Lite Steel carabiner.
SMC Lite Steel Carabiner
Procurement source:

High Angle Associates
21800 Towncenter Drive
Suite 266A–660
Sterling, VA 20164
571–375–2261
fax 703–348–8595

Photo of two extendable spotter tethers of different lengths.
Extendable Spotter Tether
Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322


A photo of a rappel spotter tether attachment.
Spotter Tether Attachment
Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322

A photo of a standard snub strap.
Standard Snub Strap
Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322

A photo of Sullivan PV gloves.
Sullivan PV Glove
Procurement source:

Sullivan Glove Co.
1315 SE Armour
Bend, OR 97702
541-382-3092
A photo of Sullivan PVG rappel gloves.
Sullivan PVG Rappel Glove
Procurement source:

Sullivan Glove Co.
1315 SE Armour
Bend, OR 97702
541-382-3092

A photo of a Wildland Fire Helicopter Rappel Sky Genie decal.
Wildland Fire Helicopter Rappel
Sky Genie Decal

Procurement source:

John Day Air Base
730 Airport Rd
John Day, OR 97845
541-575-1322