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What is this no-harness rappel called?

Another British English answer, with a few more terms: Body abseil: rarely used term, any abseil not using a abseil/belay device or carabiner Classic abseil: Rope goes between legs, round the thigh, ...
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What is this no-harness rappel called?

In Britain, this is considered a form of classic abseil. In the other common variant, the live rope passes between the legs, then across the front of the body and over the shoulder to the control ...
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What is this no-harness rappel called?

I have been shown this as an emergency method with the note that you would only want to do if there is a real danger of death if you do not do it. We were allowed to try the feel of the method with no ...
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