(intransitive) To descend a steep or vertical drop using a rope with a mechanical friction device or (classic abseil) by wrapping the rope around the body; to rappel.
misspelling of abseil
A descent in mountaineering using a rope looped at the top and a friction device.
a descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point
lower oneself with a double rope coiled around the body from a mountainside;
The ascent was easy--roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous
You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing