Text Size:   A- A A+  | Colour Scheme:  hivis reset
The largest kidney patient charity in the UK. Run by kidney patients, for kidney patients.

Click to donate to the NKF
https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/images/DonateButton.png   or  

Experience the UK's tallest free fall abseil

We have dates throughout 2018 , please contact our events office on 01263 722287 or email pete.revell@kidneynkf.com 

 

ARCELORMITTAL ORBIT THE ABSEIL EXPERIENCE Welcome to the ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil. You will experience a thrilling 80 metre free-fall abseil from a dedicated platform high on the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture. The experience will involve abseiling from the 80 metre high abseil platform down to the ground. This is described as a “free-fall” abseil as you will not touch anything once you have moved below the abseil platform, until you touch the ground.

THE ABSEIL EXPERIENCE You will be attached to the safety lines secured above the abseil platform via your safety equipment. Once your safety system has been checked by your abseil instructor, you will begin your abseil. You will be asked to lean backwards whilst lowering yourself over the edge of the platform, using your abseil device. This may cause you to feel apprehensive. You will continue downwards whilst your abseil instructor keeps control of your safety line. Your abseil device uses friction to slow your descent but some physical effort will be required to control the device.

FACTS & FIGURES • The ArcelorMittal Orbit abseil is the UK’s highest free-fall abseil. • The ArcelorMittal Orbit is the UK’s tallest sculpture. • The Abseil is 80 metres (262 feet). • Breathtaking views from the abseil extend as far as 20 miles around. • Views will include The Gherkin, St Pauls, Canary Wharf, Wembley Stadium & The O2 Arena as well as many other famous London landmarks. 

 

 

 

08/09/2018 - 09/09/2018  
Thames Path Challenge 2018

Read more >>
08/09/2018 
Thames Bridges Trek 2018
Thames Bridges Walk
Read more >>
14/09/2018 - 16/09/2018  
Hadrian's Wall - Sept 2018

Read more >>
14/09/2018 - 16/09/2018  
24 Peaks Challenge Sept 2018

Read more >>
28/09/2018 - 30/09/2018  
Ben Nevis Sept 2018
Trek to the top of Britain and summit the highest peak!
Read more >>
21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019  
Ben Nevis June 2019

Read more >>
13/09/2019 - 15/09/2019  
Hadrian's Wall Sept 2019
Challenge yourself to trek for charity along 25 miles of Hadrian’s Wall
Read more >>
27/09/2019 - 29/09/2019  
Ben Nevis Sept 2019

Read more >>