Expedition

The Longest Abseil

Clip: Episode 1 | 6m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Aldo Kane is the lead technical rope safety advisor and accompanies Steve on many expeditions. In this film we learn the challenges faced with a drop of about 400 meters whilst abseiling the Jebel Shams.

Aired: 01/15/20

Rating: TV-PG

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