Recovering the Rappel Rope – How to Do It Properly

Here's how to properly recover your rappel ropes. Recovering the rappel rope sounds like an easy enough task on paper, but things can get complicated...

What Is Cave Rappelling and How to Do It as a Beginner

Cave rappelling is one of the most engaging and inspiring activities, but it also comes with a degree of risk. I remember my first...

Grip Trainers – Can They Help You Become a Better Climber?

Do grip trainers work or are they useless? Climbing is one of the most challenging full-body workouts you'll ever experience, but let's be honest: your...

Should You Use a Paracord for Rappelling and Climbing?

I often get asked if one could actually rappel or climb using a paracord, and while most people expect a simple Yes or No...

How to Find the Best Climbing Helmet in 2020

Everything you need to know about climbing helmets. The climbing helmet represents the most important piece of gear in the entire segment, and I'm not...

The Rappel Ring: What Is It Used for and Which One to Buy?

The rappel ring is a very important piece of gear for many outdoor enthusiasts, but since it doesn't cost very much and doesn't fulfill...

Best Backpacking Chairs – The Lightest and Sturdiest of 2020

Backpacking chairs: making hiking trips memorable since..forever? Oddly associated with luxury, and rightfully associated with comfort, backpacking chairs are some of the most incredible pieces...

Am I Too Old to Start Rappelling or Climbing?

Is there an age limit to climbing or rappelling? It seems that another question that pops into my readers' heads a lot is: am I...

10 Mountaineering Books That You Should Read at Least Once

Mountaineering books and why you should read them. Mountaineering in its purest form represents the sport of climbing mountains, but as it turns out, the...

Word of Advice

The instructional information provided by Rappelinfo.com is intended to help you on your rappelling and climbing journey. However, the content on Rappelinfo.com should not replace an actual real-life coaching session with a professional instructor. It is your own responsibility to seek proper training from experienced climbing and rappelling instructors. Also, you should always respect and enforce adequate safety procedures before rappelling and climbing.