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That may mean sending workers rappelling down the 70-foot cliff to get closer look, Preston said.
Activities include negotiating nine ziplines and two sky bridges, rappelling down a tall tree and hiking, the company’s website says.
The findings could lead to ropes for rescue helicopter ladders or rappelling climbers that don’t throw us into a spin.
CANTON, Ohio - Want to rappel down a 13-story historic building in downtown Canton?
FLYING HIGH Before the race, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin joined three soldiers in rappelling from a Black Hawk helicopter onto the speedway infield.
With no trail to walk down, Seneca Rocks climbs end in rappelling on ropes threaded through a device on your harness that creates friction and slows the descent.
Rangers rappelled down the cliff and confirmed the man had died, the release says.
Thrill-seekers can rappel down the mountainside with Abseil Africa.
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: to move down a steep cliff, rock, etc., by pushing your feet against its surface and sliding down a rope
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