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6 Essential Rappelling Skills -- Learn How to Rappel - Climbing
Rappelling is a skill-based climbing activity for descending down cliffs and mountains. Learn what are the six essential climbing skills that you need to know to ...
Rappelling -- Learn How to Rappel - Climbing - About.com
Rappelling is a technique that allows you to do a controlled descent down a rope from a cliff. Learn here about rappelling and all the climbing skills you need to ...
All About Rappelling -- Learn How to Rappel - Climbing - About.com
Rappelling is a climbing technique that allows you to do a controlled descent down a rope from a cliff or mountain. Learn here all about rappelling and the ...
What Can Go Wrong Rappelling -- Rappelling is Dangerous
A lot can go wrong when you're rappelling off a cliff since you're totally dependent on your equipment. Learn here why rappelling is dangerous and how you can ...
Four Sturdy Knots for Rappelling - Climbing - About.com
Rappelling is one of the most dangerous aspects of climbing. More accidents occur rappelling than any other climbing activity except lead climbing. When you' re ...
Your Essential Rappelling Equipment - Climbing - About.com
Climbing ropes are one of the most important pieces of equipment for rappelling. Most climbers use the same dynamic ropes for rappelling that they use for ...
Rappel -- Climbing Technique - About.com
Rappelling is the process of descending a fixed rope by making a controlled slide down the rope, usually with a mechanical braking device, like a rappel/belay ...
How to Rig a Carabiner Brake - Emergency Rappelling - Climbing
Learn how to rig a carabiner brake so you can safely rappel off a climb if you accidently drop, lose, or forget your rappel device.
How to Toss Rappel Ropes -- Learn Essential Rappelling Skills
First, let's assume that you are standing on a good ledge and using two ropes for rappelling. First you tie the ropes together with a secure knot. Next you thread ...
How to Build Safe Rappel Anchors - Climbing - About.com
Rappel anchors are an important element for safe rappelling. Bad anchors can fail and lead to dire consequences. Learn how to use existing rappel anchors ...
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