I Have Gone Rappelling

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    Terrifying

    I rappelled of a castle tower during a class trip to Italy last year. We were all required to do so, otherwise no one could have gotten me near that tower. We started off taking in the adjacent medieval torture museum, and then proceeded to be thrown out of a window. I was so...
    forgetmyname forgetmyname
    16-17, F
    Dec 8, 2008

    Done Rappelling Several Times And Loved Every Minunte Of It

    Hi Student3 here and I have done Rappelling before and it was AWESOME; there is a Christian Camp that is BY GOSH AMAZING called Teen Valley Ranch up in North Carolina and they have this double wall that on one side you can rock Climb and on the other rappel 52 feet down. the...
    Student3 Student3
    22-25, M
    Apr 6, 2011

    So I'm saving up so next year I can get

    tactical rappelling an rack climbing equipment anyone know a good website I can start looking at? I want at least 300 ft of rope nothing to think cuz I'm kinda small so it's harder to slide down the rope maybe 1/16 thick and some great gloves that can double for shooting gloves...
    ghost123098 ghost123098
    18-21, M
    Dec 8, 2013

    Cliffhanger!!!

    Granted I was with a tour group in Mexico, so I wasn't in any REAL danger, but that was the scariest thing I have ever done. My fiance went first so he could catch me if I fell (yeah right, we'd both be in pieces), and when he got to the bottom, I realized I didn't have anyone...
    ladyloves ladyloves
    22-25, F
    Nov 8, 2008

    In New Zealand

    part of the same magical trip in which i swam with dolphins in australia. we repelled down a cliff next to a huge gorgeous waterfall. i remember i was so scared to take that step over the edge of the cliff, but once i did it i was euphoric. :)
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2007

    I Did It!

    I had the chance to go rappelling with my daughter's troop last year.  Normally I am absolutely terrified of heights.  Actually, it's not the fear of the height that gets me, it's the idea of falling...heights are fine for me as long as I'm on a stable surface. ...
    dyin2live dyin2live
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2007
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