The contest

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Grimpday is an international challenge that brings together search and rescue teams from around the world (firefighters, civil defense, military, and police). The event took place in Namur, Belgium, where teams competed against each other through exercises involving the unique elements related to search and rescue in hazardous environments. This event was created in 2006 by members of Namur’s regional fire department.

The general opinion is that Grimpday has become a reference in the world of rope rescue. The closing evening’s awards ceremony has never seen such enthusiasm, and event organizers are already busy coming up with new ideas for the next edition…