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We are pleased to advise that we will not be increasing our fees for the new season starting on 1 September 2017

Abseiling“Nothing to fear but fear itself – Franklin D. Roosevelt

What is Abseiling?

It was in 1876 that Jean Charlet-Straton, a Chamonix guide devised the method of Abseiling (roping himself down) during a failed solo attempt to summit the Petit Dru.

A friction device also known as a "descender" allows the rope to be released in a controlled manner. 

When done under the supervision of a qualified and well trained abseil supervision, abseiling is an extremely safe, most rewarding and memorable adventure that enables people to overcome their perceived fears of heights.

Abseiling with Paddle Power

Mark Gray, a qualified abseil supervisor, who has 12 years experience and has provided controlled, incident-free descents for thousands of clients with no previous abseiling experience during this period is in charge of our abseiling activities.

We do not believe in rushed, production line abseiling which is why we limit our groups to a minimum of four and a maximum of 14 people. We take children from 12 years upwards.

Mark rigs his abseils based on an internationally recognised best-practice system that can withstand forces of up to 2000kg to maximise safety without detracting from the authenticity and thrill of the experience.

Clients are attached to the main abseil rope as well as a “belay” or safety rope that is controlled by the supervisor to double-ensure your safety as you descend at a speed that you can determine using alpine rated, specialised descending devices.

We provide all gear including helmets, harnesses and gloves.  All you need to wear are caps, T-shirts, shorts or slacks and running shoes, trainers or water shoes. Closed shoes are essential as the paths are rocky.

All clients are provided with a safety briefing and basic instruction.

Most important is that we do not rush you.

Safety is paramount in an encouraging, non-judgmental environment as we help you build trust.

Our Abseiling Experience

  • A 15m abseil from a bridge spanning the river into a boat managed by a river guide. This experience can be combined with a 2-hour river rafting adventure and a 4m jump from an outcrop of rock into the deepest section of the river.

Howe To Book Your Abseiling Experience

If you are keen to try this thrilling experience either with friends, family or as part of your company team building events please complete our enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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