For many of those participating, it was an exhilarating but initially nerve-wracking experience that provided stunning views over the city - the 'Gazette would like to congratulate everybody who took part.
1. All smiles: Kate Lindsay, who abseiled to celebrate her 74th birthday
2. The abseil has raised thousands for dozens of good causes
3. Every participant had their own special reasons for wanting to take part
4. Stunning panoramic views of Ripon awaited the abseilers