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An ‘extreme sport’ in which the participant climbs rock formations—including sheer rock faces—with or without ropes
Injury risk Abrasions, fractures, death
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rock climbing

Sports medicine An 'extreme sport' in which the participant climbs rock formations, with or without ropes Injury risk Fractures, abrasions, death. See Extreme sports.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In order to ensure no construction debris fell onto the tracks, which would have resulted in a heavy fine, the tower was covered at night with a safety net and a steel sheet/climbing protection screen was used to cover the exposed slabs and columns, which were being erected with a Chinese Zulin climbing system.
However, I also suggest you add an additional safety element, a treestand "climbing system," which consists of a heavy rope, usually 30' long, with a loop in one end and a Prussic hitch or similar cinching device.
The Cub Super Sport comes standard with Cougar Claw cable climbing system attached by anti-rattle wire pins.
Bob basically told me to suck it up, make sure I was buckled into the Summit Climbing System, and take it slow.
My family is counting on me, so now I would never climb a tree without a fail-proof climbing system. Death lurks just one careless moment away.
Called the Climbing System, it is a 30-foot rope tethered to the tree above your stand and extending to the ground.
My kids will not climb a tree without a harness and climbing system. For years we've been using Summit's SOP Climbing System and Youth Safety Harness.
When combined with the SOP Climbing System, these harnesses ensure absolute climbing safety the moment you leave the ground.
CLIMBING SYSTEMS: The first step is finding a climbing system that you feel comfortable using.