Rope Work

Abseiling, also called rappelling, is the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. It is essential to know how to set up your rope, how to set up your rappel, how to pass a knot and troubleshoot if things go wrong - for canyons with 3 or higher rating. Thanks to YouTube below below are some links to guide you on some basic rope work knowledge.

The Rappel


Passing a Knot


Autoblock Back-up


Ascending a Rope


Ascend with Prusik


Next Steps