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Rappel down the side of a 25-story building in Richmond (& volunteer to help!)

PLEASE NOTE: Our group is NOT running this event. You will need to use the appropriate links in this description to sign up.

Ever want to rappel down the side of a tall building? Now is your chance.

There is a mandatory training for volunteers on Thursday October 17th and the actual event is on Friday, October 18th. If you can make the 2-day commitment, sign up to volunteer! Or, raise funds to rappel!

You will need to raise a minimum of $1000 to rappel down the 28-story building if you are not volunteering.

This event is sponsored by Over the Edge and the Special Olympics.

To volunteer (and rappel), fill out of the form here:

Ropes Training (Mandatory) - October 17

To only rappel on Friday, October 18th, see the link below.

Event date - 7:30 AM - 6 PM (ish)

More info here:


The VA/DC/MD Rock Climbers Meetup Group is not responsible for organizing this event and only serves the purpose to connect people attending.



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  • A former member
    A former member

    Good luck everyone. I will be one of the volunteers at the Arlington event next month. Hope to see some of you there.

    October 16, 2013

  • Gina

    Wish I can make it ... Would love to hear about everyone's expierence.

    October 14, 2013

  • Ana M.

    Super excited for this. Can't volunteer Thur due to time , but I've been fundraising and am set to rappel Friday afternoon. A great event for a great cause!

    October 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to it!

    September 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a friend who will accompany me I'll get him to sign up shortly.

    September 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member


    September 15, 2013

  • Becky

    As of last night, they only have 4 volunteers for this event, so if you are available for even one of those days, sign up! The mandatory training is Wednesday Oct 16 from 4-7, and the event dates Oct 17 and 18.

    August 27, 2013

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