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The Venturing program, begun in 1998, teaches men and women age 14 to 21 outdoor skills like rappelling, rafting and encourage participation in community service projects.
After nearly a week with no sign of rescue workers, one resident used a rope to rappel down the steep riverbank and walked the five miles to Utuado to get help.
This material, used for capturing prey, rappelling from high places, and building egg cases and dwellings, is itself fantastically diverse, its makeup varying from species to species.
The window washers dressed up as Captain America, Spiderman, Superman and Batman and rappelled down the side of Children's of Alabama, surprising patients as part of the hospital's Superhero Month celebration.
Others tied sheets together and rappelled down the walls.
In July 2015, McGeehan posted photos on Facebook showing him zip lining and rappelling while on vacation.
While visiting Wales today, The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William shared a rare moment of affection while rappelling at an education center.
Depending on your region, Santa may arrive to add a little magic to the festivities on horseback, aboard a coast guard vessel, or rappelling from a mountain tram.
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