No Rainy Rappel For You!

So I just read this article about the “Rebel Billionaire” Richard Branson wussing out on his rappelling stunt that he had scheduled for the Virgin Megastore opening just because of a little rain. I personally have rappelled in heavy rain and I can tell you that rappel racks and other descenders work just fine on a wet rope, although you may have to add another wrap around the hyper-bar to control your descent.

One Reply to “No Rainy Rappel For You!”

  1. No doubt Sir Richard’s personal adjuster at Lloyd’s of London would not have been amused had he grown too affectionate too fast with the pavement …

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