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General Climbing Discussion

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Arapiles revisited 19-Sep-2014 At 7:34:19 AM pedro.c
I climbed The Shroud last Easter with my kids and wife. I remember trying frantically to find those rap anchors while the sun was going down. There was a couple who'd just finished Lamplighter setting up for the rap, we joined ropes and they rapped off simultaneously. One on each side. It looked like fun and you can talk your daughter down if needed. My kids love the abseiling but I still prefer to lower the 9 year old myself on difficult or longer raps. She's light and can't lift the 50-60m of rope to feed through the ATC.

Plenty of rappelling advice on this other thread but I didn't see anything on simultaneous abseiling:

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