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Intro to Rappelling

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**Master Rappelling!**

-Weekday rates $85 (locations Pisgah National Forest) , Weekend rates $95 (locations vary)
-No Experience necessary
-Learn to minimize and assess risk
-Learn proper rappelling technique and skills

Quick fact: 85% of all mountaineering accidents happen on the way down, this includes rappelling! During this rappel clinic we will teach you how to minimize and assess risk. You will learn knots and technique. Proper rappelling technique includes instruction on good form and lowering over ledges. We will learn how to set up a rappel, different rappel devices, extending rappels, and getting ropes down safely. You will learn how to back up your rappel device with a “third hand” and the importance of the “brake hand”, and how to use a fireman’s belay! There will be several opportunities for each client to rappel. This class is a pre-requisite to our waterfall rappelling trips!

** This course requires a minimum of 6 guests, if the class minimum is not met, you are welcome to reschedule or accept price increase based on number of participants signed up for the course.

**We have group rates that start for groups of 6 and 12.
**Private days: Full and 1/2 days rates available. Contact us for details.**

We do offer all climbing events year round. If you can not find a date on the calendar that works with your schedule for any rock climbing or rappelling related item you can book a private date for an individual or group at our private day rates listed on our website. Please email us for details thriftyadventures@gmail.com or call (828) 260-4505.