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Besides Bryan's Falls, what's the longest single rappel? I usually carry a single 200' rope combined with a 200' pull-cord that allows me to rap a roughly 200-foot face in a single pitch.
I've read the account. They also did a double-rope rappel wheras we'll be using a 'biner block and pull-cord (meaning we can carry half the amount of rope). It's also kind of misleading saying that they had 765' of rope, because that 765' was split into three sections and one member of the party sadly wasn't trained on how to pass a knot while rappelling. They also rappelled the big pouroff. On his first trip to the canyon, they took a route around the 400' pouroff because they didn't have enough rope to reach the bottom. If you read the end of his account he says he went back and did a double-rope rappel with two 500' static lines, the Bryan's Falls is less than 500' high, meaning it would be possible to negotiate it using a 500' rope and pull-cord.I may just end up breaking down and buying a 500' static rope though, especially if I can't get confirmation that the longest rappel besides Bryan's Falls can be negotiated with a 200' rope and pull-cord.
Be sure and camp out in the canyon. Take lots of photos. Post them here.
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