body rappel

noun

Definition of body rappel

: a technique of rappelling in which a doubled rope running from the rappel point is passed between the climber's legs, beneath the left buttock, up and around the left hip, across the chest, over the right shoulder, and across the back to the left hand, the right hand grasping the rope above at about shoulder height

called also Dülfer rappel

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“Body rappel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20rappel. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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