There are many heart-stopping, breath taking to participate in one such is abseiling where sliding down cliffs of as high as 100m or more is a norm. This is not for the faint hearted though, being afraid of heights won’t do you any good in this incident for exhilarating, adrenaline pumping, mind blowing mounting based sport consider abseiling.
Abseiling means to rope down or sliding down mountain cliffs with a rope, the activity can be dangerous especially for inexperienced or unsupervised participants. Mountain climbers view abseiling as a lot more due to the fact that the ropes always have to carry the full weight of the participants.
There are safety measures that need to be taken as far as abseiling is concerned make sure you have the following:
• Supervision (guides)
• Climbing helmets
• Low stretch static ropes
• Pads for elbows and knee’s
Abseiling in South Africa presents amazing views that even the most creative of people are not able to imagine, although the sites may go unnoticed the first few slides down… once the concept of abseiling is fully grasped then the horizons become a lot more visible.