Abseil Yorkshire Dales

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The Yorkshire Dales offers a number of great opportunities to abseil. You can choose from a number of limestone or gritstone crags across the region or maybe a limestone quarry. But if you’re feeling really adventurous you could choose to abseil into a cave system and then follow the stream passage back to daylight, or return back to surface via a ladder climb. 

The beauty of abseiling is, that it’s effectively sliding down a rope while being protected by another rope held by your instructor. The skills needed is minimal but the adventure and trust is high. But with a few minutes instruction you can grown in confidence and make the descent. 

Abseiling is suitable for most, but sometimes accessing the sites can involve a bit of scrambling over rocks or a bit of a steep climb. We’ve had as young a 6 years old giving it a go, but we’d advise that young people do require an adventurous character and a bit of bravery for that first lean back over the edge. However with 1:1 coaching they can really get the hang of things quickly.

Previous experience: None
Duration: 1/2 day, but why not combine with a second activity to make a full day of adventure
Min Ratio: 1 instructor to 1
Max Ratio: 1 instructor to 10
Equipment provided: All technical clothing and equipment is supplied
Fitness: Low
Cost: Dependant on size of group AV activity prices