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rock climbing

noun as in climbing of rock faces

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Ouray is best known now for ice and rock climbing, while its old mining roads beg to be four-wheel-drive-tested.

It’s kind of more classic climbing when you picture rock climbing.

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The competitors will scale climbing walls, not unlike those found in indoor rock climbing gyms that have grown more popular in recent years.

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The website’s guides to rock climbing by state include recommended crags and climbs, what each state is known for by its climbers, and tips on where to go, depending on the time of year.

Her guide explained that they were on a via ferrata, a type of rock climbing in which bolts, rungs, and strands of cable are affixed to natural rock features with the goal of making routes easier and safer.

A resident of Pacifica, California, O'Neill spends her spare time reading Hemingway, growing vegetables, and rock climbing.

Tom Preston-Werner, founder and CEO of Github, goes rock climbing at an indoor gym.

As an avid outdoorswoman, she took the princes rock climbing, and spent holidays with them in Klosters, Switzerland.

The obstacle looked decidedly formidable and the coolies had little or no experience of rock-climbing.

We made little excursions to keep ourselves fit, and on one occasion enjoyed some rock-climbing.

Its easy enough if you have done any rock-climbing, and I can leave with the light.

The gap between this and the highest peak cost another ten minutes of stiff, but not in the least dangerous, rock climbing.

In making this circuit we followed a rugged saw-tooth crest, and had some interesting rock-climbing.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rock-climbing, such as: hiking, alpinism, backpacking, and hill-climbing.

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