abseil

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Synonyms for abseil

(mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body

lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside

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The team of five that abseiled down the 100ft building included partner Steve Horrocks, receptionist Sarah Leigh, audit assistant Sarah Taylor, service charge manager John Matthews and service charge supervisor Sam Hall.
You don't need to have abseiled before as full training is given on the day.
Also a lot of youngsters have never abseiled before so it's better to have them in constant eye contact with the instructor.
A MERSEYSIDE soldier who lost both his legs and an arm while on patrol in Afghanistan has abseiled from the Big One rollercoaster.
I am very pleased that I'm the oldest person ever to have abseiled at the Calvert Trust in Kielder.
A TEAM of legal eagles proved they had a head for heights when they abseiled down the side of Coventry's Britannia Hotel as part of a charity drive.
A FAMILY have abseiled down Middlesbrough's Transporter Bridge in memory of their son and nephew who died from a rare genetic condition.
I have never abseiled before but it is something I have always wanted to do.
Sherman Theatre bartender Richard Hughes was one of the fundraising volunteers who abseiled down the side of the building.
Ms Guest added: "I abseiled last year in costume with my dance partner as Batman, my brother as the Joker and me as Cat Woman, and there was a huge cheer from the girls in the crowd when Cat Woman beat Batman and Joker to the ground.
Four police officers disguised as a hippo, a lion, a tiger and a giraffe abseiled into a boat from the Cleddau Bridge to launch the bid to raise more than pounds 250,000.
They abseiled 150ft down the side of the cathedral in aid of Fazakerley Special Needs Projects.
A GROUP of 34 Teesside daredevils abseiled off Guisborough viaduct to raise cash for a special historical anniversary.
She was more than ready to be harnessed up in her wheelchair for a go on the abseil wall at the centre and abseiled up and down it.
MORE than 50 people abseiled down the side of a Bedworth tower block to highlight their commitment to stamping out bullying.