Abseiling - Rappelling in Brisbane
If you’re one of those people who have get tired of the same
old and hiking up and down routine then you should try
abseiling. Abseiling is actually a derivation of German word
which means "to rope down," which is an extreme sport that
is mainly the process of descending down using a rope. It is
also popularly known as rappelling.
With abseiling, you can
actually travel a height of twenty meters in less than
twenty seconds! Abseiling is actually a base skill for
caving, mountaineering and rock climbing but why not abseil
just for the fun of it? Just like any other, the Brisbane
area offers some of the best
place for abseiling. Two of the
most popular places in Brisbane for abseiling are in the
Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Glasshouse Mountains.
Riverlife Adventure Centre, which offers sessions is
kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, and rollerblading, also
introduces abseiling to people who are interested with the
extreme sport, offering seven-day sessions in a week by
A session's day of abseiling includes
a safety briefing, guidance from instructors and
complimentary storage for belongings. They will also be
honored with the necessary equipment: helmets, gloves,
harnesses and ropes.
The amazing vertical features of the
Kangaroo Point Cliff serves as a good beginner's point,
although it has been a popular spot for skilled and amateurs
alike. For those who are really looking for a more extreme
location should go straight to Glasshouse Mountains, which
have been associated to the Aboriginal legend. The mountains
feature variations of cliff patterns, with slopes ranging
from 15 meters (nursery) to 25 meters to 50 meters (final).