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Rope Descending & Ascending for Climbing, Caving and .......


In Rappelling you'll find everything you need to know about descending a rope, from the most basic to advanced techniques, including knots, rigging strategies, rappel devices, and more. Included is a comprehensive discussion of ropes, slings, and all the hardware used in rappelling.

Abseiling techniques for climbing are covered in detail, including multi-pitch rappelling methods and rope management. Single rope fixed line rappelling techniques used in caving, canyoneering, and for industrial applications are also discussed, along with improvised rope ascending techniques (prusiking) and ascending a fixed rope with mechanical ascenders (jumaring). Abseilng accident analysis and prevention is also included, along with a section on rappel back-ups and safety checks.

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Cordee Code: CTC231
Author: Bob Gaines
No of Pages: 172
Page Size: 190 x 235 mm
ISBN 10: 0762780800
ISBN 13: 9780762780808
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Published Date: September 2013
Edition: 2nd, 2013
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: Full Colour
Weight: 460g

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