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How to Retrieve Your Rope After Rappelling

Do you want to know how to retrieve your rope after rappelling? Rappelling is an excellent way for adventurers and explorers alike to get down from high places. Being able to retrieve the rope and continue on your way is most important for canyoneering as you will continue to hike onward after rappelling down. Retrieving …

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Can You Rappel On A Dynamic Rope? Static vs. Dynamic Rope for Rappelling

When it comes to what kind of rope to use for rappelling, you may have noticed static ropes and dynamic rope. I had a dynamic rope for climbing and wanted to know if I could use it for rappelling so I did some research.  You can safely rappel with a dynamic rope. Many climbers rappel …

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Comparing Different Types of Rappeling

I’ve enjoyed rappeling a lot in the last few years and it got me thinking about the many types of rappelling so I did some research. The most common types of rappeling are the standard rappel, Australian rappel, tandem rappel, military rappel, and free rappel. The biggest difference between these rappel types is the way …

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How to Self-Repel on a Single Line with a Grigri

If you’ve been repelling and want to start upping your gear, then you may be interested in self-repelling with a Grigri on a single line. Repelling with a Grigri on a single line allows you to repel longer distances than on a double line and is a relatively quick option for those canyoneering and don’t …

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