Remote Ropes

Remote Ropes is a rope safety organisation specialising in remote location rigging.

Get your team where they need to go with safe, practical rigging.

Rescue cover

Rigging solutions

Filming at height

Training and Courses

Solidify your grasp on rigging theory and master practical skills in realistic scenarios.

“Waldo has an encyclopaedic knowledge of all things rigging, his broad background,
covering industrial rope access, climbing, arborist techniques and rescue gained from years
of global experience means that he has unsurpassed breadth and depth of knowledge.

Tom Bodkin

Managing Director, Secret Compass

Join one of our workshops.

Our technical rigging workshops are designed to take your rigging to the next level. 

Who We Are. 

We are a collection of experienced riggers, climbers, camera ops and adventurers led by:

Waldo Etherington

Waldo Etherington

Director, Chief Rigger

Waldo has over 15 years of experience in remote-location rigging and has trained extensively around the globe in wide-ranging rope-based disciplines.

His experience ranges from tropical rainforest canopy exploration to big-wall first ascents in the arctic to traditional mountain rescue training in the USA and beyond.

Waldo has led successful expeditions for independent television and film companies including Disney, BBC, ZDF, Discovery and many more.

No matter the challenge, Waldo is known for being able to deliver unrivalled rope solutions with a smile.

Contact us

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