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n.1.(Naut.) A rope used for hoisting and lowering a topmast, and for other purposes.
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The youngsters took part in bouldering, top roping, team building and caving.
Holywell High School pupil Cian Evans recently came joint first in the Beacon Top Roping Competition and since competing in the competition he has been selected to train with the North Wales Academy for Youth.
The competition features bouldering and top roping (ages eight-13) and leading (ages 14-17).
The skinny Nano is a specialist rope that's designed for onsight and red-point climbing rather than top roping.
We have top roping, where there's always a rope above you, so if you fall, you stop right away.
Rock climbing is a multi-discipline activity that encompasses forms such as bouldering, top roping and lead climbing on natural and artificial climbing surfaces.
Top roping involves a wall be it rock or manufactured with a secure anchor point at the top.
In top roping, the climber attaches their harness to one end of the rope whilst the belayer attaches their harness to the other, typically to a belay device via a locking carabiner.
Three basic types of rock climbing are currently practiced: bouldering, top roping, and lead climbing.