Rappelling is a quick way to descend a difficult rock by relying 100% on your equipment: harness, gear, anchors, and rope.
" It can be invigorating with good instruction, or terrifying if your gear"
is not set up properly. This is the only time you're completely dependent on the
So you need to know all the different ways to safely set up a rappel or trust that
your instructor knows how to. At crags or sport routes, most times there will be a top bolt you rap off of -- again,
check the quality of any and all anchors before setting off.