Calories Burned with Abseiling

Burning calories with AbseilingHow many calories do you burn by Abseiling? A man weighing 180 Pounds burns approximately 391 kilocalories (kcals) per hour by Abseiling. A 170-Pound woman burns about 348 kcals per hour.

Abseiling is a controlled descent down a rock face using a rope and a friction device. It is a technique mostly used by rock climbers for returning to the base of a climb. With Abseiling (rappelling) you won't burn that many calories. You are mostly using the gravity to move down the rock. If you want to burn more calories, try the other way arround. Try Rock Climbing! In fact, with rock climbing can burn anywhere from 500 to 900 calories per hour.

Calculate your own calorie usage below or use the table at the bottom of the page for an idea of how many calories you burn by Abseiling, depending on your weight and duration of exercise.

Burned Calories (kcals)

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Abseiling?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Abseiling. The MET value of Abseiling = 4,6 . We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Thereafter we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.


A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Abseiling
MET value of Abseiling : 4,6
Time : 30 minutes

How many calories are burned during these 30 minutes?

(175/2.2) * 4,6 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 196 kcal

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Table Calories Burned - Abseiling

Use the below table to quickly find out how many calories are burned by Abseiling when you are a certain weight and exercise for a certain length of time. For a precise calculation, enter the required information further up the page.

Minutes 120 lbs 140 lbs 160 lbs 180 lbs 200 lbs 220 lbs
15 Minutes 65 kcals 76 kcals 87 kcals 98 kcals 110 kcals 121 kcals
30 Minutes 130 kcals 152 kcals 174 kcals 196 kcals 220 kcals 242 kcals
45 Minutes 196 kcals 228 kcals 261 kcals 293 kcals 330 kcals 362 kcals
60 Minutes 261 kcals 304 kcals 348 kcals 391 kcals 440 kcals 483 kcals
90 Minutes 391 kcals 456 kcals 522 kcals 587 kcals 659 kcals 725 kcals

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