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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

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.
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The event also will feature guerilla marketing teams - dressed in rock-climbing gear - that will spread the word about the Belay launch that day and across Chicagoland in the coming weeks at sports restaurants, near home improvement stores and other venues.
PORTER RANCH - Lured by a rock-climbing wall and inflatable obstacle course, hundreds of youngsters enjoyed the 14th annual Healthy Kids Day held Saturday at the North Valley Family YMCA.
Suspended by rock-climbing rope from vertical rock faces and manmade structures, the seven dancers of Oakland, California-based Project Bandaloop are small in number but big on spectacle.
They involved upside-down postmodern technique, dancing with bungee cords, hoops, low-flying motivity trapezes, rock-climbing ropes, harness and walls, fabric, a suspended steel merry-go-round, flying poles, and even stilts.
The launch event also will feature guerilla marketing teams - dressed in rock-climbing gear - that will spread the word about Belay that day and across Cleveland in the coming weeks at sports restaurants, near home improvement stores and other venues.
Canyoneers explore canyons, some with waterfalls, using rock-climbing techniques like rappelling.
Rock-climbing techniques vary depending on where and how you climb; here, we focus on courses in climbing that do not intentionally involve snow or ice.
Above, 3-year-old Alex Gonzales of Woodland Hills attempts to climb a 24-foot rock-climbing wall.
For pleasure seeking passengers, there is an exciting rock-climbing wall, an exhilarating FlowRider surfing simulator, an expansive aquatic center and a professional ice skating rink.
The San Fernando Valley is home to many of Los Angeles' most popular parks, offering residents a variety of settings for family picnics, wedding receptions, fishing trips and even rock-climbing excursions.
Americans spend upwards of $115 billion annually on everything from rock-climbing outings and white water rafting trips to African safaris and Antarctic cruises(1).