Is there a minimum age to rappel? Yes, the minimum age is 18.
Are there weight restrictions to rappel? Yes, participants generally must be 110-350 pounds to safely fit into the harness equipment. If you are close to the range, please ask us to doublecheck possible solutions.
Who/what is Over the Edge? Over the Edge is a special events company that provides signature events for non-profit organizations anywhere in North America. Participants are invited to raise pledges in exchange for the once-in-a-lifetime experience of rappelling over the edge of a local building. Over the Edge takes care of all technical aspects for the event including the insurance, professional ropes staff and equipment. They ensure all federal and state OSHA laws are strictly enforced.
What should I expect, what should I wear, what if I freak out and other day-of event questions! After you register and pay your $50 registration fee, you will receive a packet that includes a waiver and also addresses the specific details of the day for participants.
What does my fundraising support? You will be helping Coffee Memorial Blood Center raise money for a new (much-needed) bloodmobile. Coffee Memorial is a non-profit and the only blood center that serves 30 counties in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles. So, you are helping save lives and experiencing the thrill of a lifetime!
What if I don't raise the minimum$1,100?Can I still rappel? We have every confidence that you can raise the minimum! This is the minimum donation required. If you do not reach the total, there are a few options outlined in the Edger packet, including credit card guarantee for the difference. Please note, the $50 registration fee is non-refundable but does count towards your total if you reach your minimum. If you do not reach the total, we ask that you consider donating the funds you did raise to help a good cause!