1st – 4th November 2018 The annual ECRA meeting took this year place in Emilia-Romagna in Italy. About 2,500 cavers came to the annual Italian cavers meeting in Casola Valsenio, in the back country from Imola.
The Eleventh European Cave Rescue Meeting took place at the National Training Centre of the Bulgarian Red Cross, Dolni Lozen, Sofia from 5th to 8th of October. The event was organized by the European Cave Rescue Association, hosted by Cave Rescue – Bulgaria.
There were participants from cave rescue organizations from Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Serbia, Turkey, Hungary, Croatia and Switzerland. Total number of participants – 41 from abroad and 21 from Bulgaria.
Malačka, Split, CROATIA 11th-13th November 2016 Organisation and planning The 10th meeting of the ECRA was held in Malačka near Split in Croatia between the 11th and 13th November 2016. It was well attended with representatives from 10 member organisations
Presentation by Valdan Strigo, Hrvatska Gorska Služba Spašavanja – HGSS Petzl NEST modifications for cave diving rescue operations
Trieste, 24th-26th October 2014 Report During 24th-26th was held 8th European cave rescue meeting organized by Corpo nazionale soccorso alpino e speleologico. Meeting is organized by Organizing committee: Roberto Corti, Responsabile Nazionale Soccorso SpeleologicoAlberto Ubertino, vice president of ECRA; Dinko
Trieste 24/25 October 2014 In Trieste, Italy, this October, for the 8th time in a row the meeting of European Cave Rescue Association was held. Again there has been a “meeting inside the meeting” where group of medical personel gethered
This Stretcher allows the best accommodation and fastening of the victim. Furthermore, it meets the principles of horizontal rescue, as well as physiological and non-traumatic recovery of the victim. The victim is fastened in three different areas: legs through independent tapes under
Specifications: Dimensions in bag (packed for transport) – 35 x 35 x 80 cm; Dimensions fully assembled and laid flat on the ground – 60 x 200 cm; Weight of full kit (including stretcher, poles, pads, bag, karabiners, slings) –
The NEST stretcher (www.petzl.com/en/Professional/Harnesses/NEST) was developed by Petzl in partnership with French National Cave Rescue Organisation (Spéléo Secours Français – SSF). Specifications Materials: TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane), nylon, polyethylene, aluminium; Dimensions: 200 x 50 x 5 cm; Weight: 12,8 kg. Designed
Technical Data: Length: ca. 215 cm (ca. 115cm each part); Width: ca. 75 cm; Weight: ca. 8 kg; Material: carbon, aluminum. Austrian – Styrian Stretcher – pdf file