Remote Ropes

We are a technical Rigging and Rope Safety organisation

specialising in remote location expeditions for the television and film industry and for private clients seeking adventure with rope.

We deliver safe, clean and practical rigging so your team can get wherever they need to go securely.

Rescue Cover

Rigging Solutions

Film at Height

Training and Courses

Our workshops are designed to build on your skill set with practical knowledge that you can apply to real world situations.

“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. 

Our teams are individually selected for each expedition. We are a collection of talented riggers, climbers, camera ops and adventurers lead by our Chief Rigger… 

Waldo Etherington

Waldo Etherington

Director, Chief Rigger

 Waldo is the chief climber and rigger at Remote Ropes. He has over 15 years experience in remote location rigging having trained all over the world in various 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.

He has completed successful expeditions for independent television and film companies including Disney, The BBC, ZDF, Discovery and many more.

 If it involves rope then you can count on Waldo to provide a high quality and friendly service.

Contact us

©Remote Ropes Ltd 2020

Remote Ropes HQ,

14 Whitehouse Street,



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