Whether you view rappelling as a means of safely getting down off rock climbs or as an entirely separate adventure sport, this book is for you. Through the use of more than 100 clear photos and concise text, author and expert climber Craig Luebben provides readers with vital information on all aspects of rappelling, from rigging simple rope and anchor systems to dealing with complicated emergency situations. He also examines the wide variety of rappelling devices and safety backups that will ensure your safe arrival back on terra firma. How to Rappel! is the most complete and up-to-date manual ever published on the subject and is an indispensable resource for climbers and sport-rappellers alike.