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rappel

(ră-pĕl′)
To slide down a rope, as in a lifesaving rescue.
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I researched on the internet and found that waterfall rappelling was popular in Costa Rica,' he said.
Apart from rappelling, he also enjoyed his night stay in the middle of the desert.
Students test their skills by rappelling off Pannell Library, but for their final exam, they will climb down a 100-foot cliff and rappel into two caves at Carlsbad Caverns.
December 11, 2004 Chimney Rock Park, NC Santa Climbs Down the Chimney: Before he climbs down your chimney on his big night, Santa will practice by rappelling down 315' Chimney Rock.
One side was to be a free-fall side that simulated rappelling from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter.
Bad choice of words) on knots, eight-plate (a rappelling device), body positioning and braking, (not necessarily listed in order of importance) I was up.
Students also completed training in rappelling, search and rescue and ladder handling.
Fifteen kids in climbing harnesses and helmets, carrying lunch boxes, climb out and begin their hike to a rock wall for a day of climbing and rappelling.
Static rope has a very low-stretch capability and is favoured by search and rescue teams for rappelling, ascending, handling stretchers and caving applications.
Snorkeling is the mainstay, but there are other options, including whitewater rafting and rappelling 72 meters--the height of a 21-story building--into the Anhumas Abyss, a cavern with a subterranean lake the size of a football field.
Choose staff members who have a working knowledge of rock climbing and vertical caving systems (knots, sets, rappelling, belays, etc.
Created by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, this rappelling robot suffered setbacks while trying to descend into the smoking crater of Antarctica's Mt.