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How to Clean Rappelling Rope Like a Pro

How to Clean Rappelling Rope Like a Pro

It is important to always take care of gear and equipment personally owned. One of my favorite old adages says, “Take care of your equipment and your equipment will take care of you.” If gear is properly cared for and cleaned after use it will last longer....
Best Rappelling Ascenders

Best Rappelling Ascenders

What goes up must come down or in the case of rappelling what goes down must come up. Rappelling won’t typically require you to ascend the rope after the rappel but there are many technical routes and locations where the only way out after rappelling is to...
How to Rappel with an ATC Ultimate Guide

How to Rappel with an ATC Ultimate Guide

Whether you finished a climb up a beautiful cliff wall or the journey started at the top, one of the most exhilarating ways down is with a rappel. Rappelling with the right gear, training, and experience will create a safer and more controlled environment in the...
Everything You Need to Know About How to Use a Rappel Rack

Everything You Need to Know About How to Use a Rappel Rack

Used with Permission from Petzl I haven’t had much need to use a rappel rack for the types of rappels I have performed. That being said there are unique situations where a rappel rack is a must to create added friction and a more controlled descent, This can...
Rappel Rope Length Recommendations You Need To Know

Rappel Rope Length Recommendations You Need To Know

So you’re thinking about buying a new rope, but there are so many options, from the diameter, static or dynamic, and the length! How do you know what to buy if you haven’t even been to some of the recommended rappelling routes yet. Follow along and...
3 Great Tips on How to Rappel with Just a Rope

3 Great Tips on How to Rappel with Just a Rope

I love the outdoors and exploring new treks. That being said it is important to always be prepared. A great example of personal preparedness is Bear Grylls from Man vs. Wild, that guy is never caught off guard. I never know when a trail less traveled may require a...