free climbing


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free climbing

n.
Rock climbing in which ropes and artificial anchors are not used as direct supports for the ascent, though they may be used to provide a belay in the event of a fall.

free climb v. & n.

free climbing

n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering climbing without using pitons, étriers, etc, as direct aids to ascent, but using ropes, belays, etc, at discretion for security. Compare aid climbing
Translations

free climbing

n (Mountaineering) → arrampicata libera
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If you are, or know of, a Massachusetts lawyer who has a passion for an interesting activity or hobby whether it's free climbing sheer cliff faces, raising llamas, or dressing up like a minuteman every April 19 contact pmurphy@lawyersweekly.com.
When his marriage fell apart, he escaped the pain by fixating on the extraordinary goal of free climbing the Dawn Wall.
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And to spur them on there will be "base camps" set up in the Gala Gallery and Millennium Place, with a free climbing wall; action from a bike display team; outdoor experts and free offers.
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Amanda Parkinson People have been free climbing for years, it's hardly surprising that the tallest climbing wall would come to their attention at some point.
Monday, May 28 - LIVE MUSIC 12.30pm South Road 1.30 Searchin' 2.30 Red Rock 3.30 Oil Chickens 4.30 Jon Casey Blues Band 5.30 The Bootleg Faces 6.30 Derek and the Erics ACTIVITY ZONE Throughout the afternoon, watch your local clubs 1pm Sefton Tae Kwon-do 1.20pm Hatton Hill Gymnastics 1.40pm Leap Ltd Dance & Gymnastics 2-4pm Crosby Aikido Tenshinkan Club demonstrations 4.05pm and 5.25pm Leap Ltd Dance & Gymnastics 2.30-5.30pm there will be free Climbing Wall courtesy of LOGIC Estates You can get there by train on the Northern Line service to Waterloo.
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