(1) they were careful in setting up the rappel(2) Once at the top, the team will decide whether conditions are stable enough to rappel for three days off loops of rope webbing and fingers of ice, or whether they should walk down the safer, but slower, west spur.(3) they had to rappel down a long steep ice face(4) This classic objective adds multipitch rock climbing and a thrilling 150-foot rappel to your bag of tricks.(5) Then I set up my rappel and checked everything again.(6) Amy, Matt, and Tom each completed their rappel and two climbs.(7) Rick and Derek rapped down to the ledge, pulled the ropes, set up the next rappel , and started down again.(8) If we are descending the Grand Teton and I am setting the anchor for the 120-foot rappel into the Upper Saddle, I have an obligation to form such beliefs as this anchor point is solid only after careful scrutiny and testing.(9) Every rappel , every belay, was made off just one anchor.(10) It was a nice rappel , the redirect caused no problems going down, and there was only light spray near bottom thanks to the redirect and low water levels.(11) Archie describes the rappel itself as ‘fabulous from beginning to end,’ but he admits to some healthy trepidation.(12) Canyoneering starts with a mountain hike followed by a rappel alongside breathtaking waterfalls that drop anywhere from 12 to 120 feet.(13) As soon as I knew it was safe to clean the top-rope anchor so I could rappel , I tested and checked the system another fourteen times before submitting myself to the rope and three bolts.(14) Here the group assesses the rappel down the waterfall.(15) With a nod from an instructor, I began the rappel down the ground floor 210 feet below.(16) Team Fred had just finished the rappel at Bridal Veil Falls.