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Rappelling, also called abseiling, is the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. The words themselves come from German (Abseil) and French (Rappel) but are generally accepted adopted English words (there is no true English word for this activity).

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Rappelling, also called abseiling, is the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. Use this tag if you have question about descending rocks with a rope.

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