Abseiling in the Northern Pennines
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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 or climbing over a wall. 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
Cost: Dependant on size of group AV activity prices