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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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If you missed out on the abseiling adventure, The National Trust will be hosting another daring event with Pinpoint Adventure on Sunday, August 14 - this time in the form of rock climbing.
We have the perfect backdrop here at St David's for an unforgettable abseiling experience in aid of a fantastic charity," he said.
I am really excited for the day to arrive and cannot wait for the thrill of abseiling and showing the youngsters how it is done.
Bob Warman abseiling down the Eversheds Solicitors building
The response to the fund-raiser is usually very positive, it's not for everyone, but that's good because there are only 50 places," said Ms Beedie, who will be abseiling facing forward this year.
A CANCER charity is hoping to break the regional record for abseiling next month.
DAREDEVIL pensioner Harold Husband is driving his family up the wall after taking up a new wheelchair sport - abseiling.
Legends Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Prince, Axl Rose and George Michael all lined up to take their turn at abseiling from the old Swallow Hotel in Stockton.
TALL ORDER: James Keating abseiling down Liverpool Cathedral in aid of Liverpool Unites
The abseil will be run by Mobex, a team which is trained and experienced in abseiling.
PEOPLE in Huddersfield are being urged to take on an abseiling challenge for charity.
It wasn't like abseiling how I did it 20 years ago on children's TV.
The 64-year-old will be among a those abseiling down the side of the six-storey Media Wales building on Friday.
Head of the youth division at Warwickshire County Council Hugh Disley said: "It was a great experience abseiling seven floors and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly.
The abseiling activities will be controlled by a professional abseiling company and are suitable for complete novices as well as experienced abseilers.