aid climbing


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aid climbing

n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering climbing that employs mechanical devices (aids) to accomplish difficult manoeuvres (artificial moves). Also called: peg climbing, pegging or artificial climbing
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Called aid climbing, it can be used to position or even fully support the technician should they need to climb away from their ropes.
The next level is aid climbing, which involves setting anchors into the side of the mountain and climbing at times where you're only using the rope.
An abundance of adventure courses are available, including aid climbing, group rock climbing, group team building, high mountain tour, lead climbing, multipitch climbing, private instruction, rappelling, Rock 101, 102, 202 and self rescue.
Their feet have sharp little hooks on them to aid climbing and when held in the hand,give the sensation that you are being bitten.