Translation of rappel in Spanish:


descender en rappel, v.

Pronunciation /raˈpɛl//rəˈpɛl/

intransitive verb


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    descender en rappel
    • Amy, Matt, and Tom each completed their rappel and two climbs.
    • During the course troops are trained in advanced communications, Morse code, adjusting both naval gunfire and artillery, forward air control techniques, and helicopter operations, including helicopter rappels.
    • Canyoneering starts with a mountain hike followed by a rappel alongside breathtaking waterfalls that drop anywhere from 12 to 120 feet.
    • The really strange thing is that on the way up I had collected the gear that Iron Mike and I had placed for our rappels back in 1993!
    • If we are descending the Grand Teton and I am setting the anchor for the 120-foot rappel into the Upper Saddle, I have an obligation to form such beliefs as this anchor point is solid only after careful scrutiny and testing.
    • With suspended walkways and observation platforms high in the treetops, and rappels down some of the biggest, tallest trees in the world, the views are breathtaking.
    • This classic objective adds multipitch rock climbing and a thrilling 150-foot rappel to your bag of tricks.
    • Ed managed to get in an anchor, and was able to arrange a rappel back to the ground.
    • Rick and Derek rapped down to the ledge, pulled the ropes, set up the next rappel, and started down again.
    • Here the group assesses the rappel down the waterfall.
    • It was a nice rappel, the redirect caused no problems going down, and there was only light spray near bottom thanks to the redirect and low water levels.
    • Every rappel, every belay, was made off just one anchor.
    • Far off to one side of the great cliff, we were arranging the short rappels back to the ground via the standard East Ledges descent route.
    • We started down and did two rappels in the Stettner Couloir.
    • We'll rope up as needed for belayed climbing and rappels.
    • With a nod from an instructor, I began the rappel down the ground floor 210 feet below.
    • Team Fred had just finished the rappel at Bridal Veil Falls.
    • Despite losing her shoe, Katie Long, 11, rappels down a vertical 50-foot wall.
    • Then I set up my rappel and checked everything again.
    • Archie describes the rappel itself as ‘fabulous from beginning to end,’ but he admits to some healthy trepidation.