|The process by which a climber can descend a fixed rope. Also known as Rappel.
|Point where the rope is secured to the rock with bolts, rocks, slings, trees or other gear.
|A device for ascending on a rope.
|Air Traffic Controller. Descender / belay device used commonly in climbing.
|Controlling the rope that is fed out to the climber or abseiler.
|Information or advice about a route given by other canyoners.
|A point of protection permanently installed in a hole drilled into the rock, to which a metal hanger is attached, having a hole for a carabiner or ring.
|A spring loaded device used as rock climbing or mountaineering protection equipment.
|Metal rings with spring-loaded gates, used as connectors. Usually oval or roughly D shaped. Also known as crab or biner.
|Rock or boulder wedged into a narrow canyon or crack.
|A length of dynamic rope with a carabiner attached that allows you clip into anchors.
|A sling sewn with several loops.
|An object buried into the ground to serve as an anchor for an attached rope.
|An additional anchor part way down that changes the angle/position of the rope.
|Descender / belay device shaped like an 8.
|Bolts, rings, pitons and other pieces of unremovable protection that maybe found in a canyon.
|Down climbing a fixed line.
|A sewn nylon webbing device worn around the waist and thighs that is designed to allow a person to safely hang suspended in the air.
|A round ended carabiner specifically for use with a Munter hitch.
|LAst Man At Risk.
|Metal spike hammered into cracks to act as a safety point.
|A knot used for ascending a rope.
|A rope used to retrieve a fixed abseil line.
|The second anchor point part way down the cliff wall or waterfall.
|The replacement of bolts.
|Search and Rescue.
|A type of climbing somewhere between hiking and rock climbing.
|Small, loose, broken rocks, often at the base of a cliff,
|Webbing sewn, or tied, into a loop.
|To use friction on the sole of the shoe, in the absence of any useful footholds.
|Canyoning alone without a partner.
|Single Rope Technique.
|A non dynamic rope. Static rope is mostly used in canyoning.
|Climbing using two faces that are at an angle less than 180° to each other.
|Woven flat nylon strip material used to make slings.
|A fixed line for sliding down. Also known as Tyrollean Traverse.