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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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Rock climbing requires some learned technique and has a degree of inherent risk.
Nazia first experimented with rock climbing on a field trip with her university little did she know that just after a year she would be the face of The Adventure Club Pakistan and a champion for females in a country.
Besides rock climbing, training is also being imparted in bouldering, rappling and long pitch climbing.
Rock climbing is a multi-discipline sport encompassing a wide variety of climbing styles.
Rebecca sees rock climbing as therapeutic - physically and mentally rewarding, though she says beginners to the hobby do not have to be super-fit.
Many people might think rock climbing takes a body builderesque upper body, but the key to successful climbing is the feet.
People are also realizing that because rock climbing is such a challenging activity, it has a tendency to put the trials of daily life into perspective.
Rock Climbing I and 11 are $55 each or can be taken in the same weekend for $98.
14, world-renowned speed climber and three-time X-Games gold medal winner, Hans Florine, will demonstrate the importance of being "on belay," or secured, in rock climbing at a live performance at 11 a.
Tenders are invited for SUPPLY Of ROCK CLIMBING ITEMS
ISLAMABAD -- The weeklong fifth Pakistan Mountain Festival (PMF), kicked off here Sunday to commemorate International Mountain Day (IMD), with more than 100 youth showing their skills for artificial wall and rock climbing.
Rock Climbing With an abundance of coastline, you'll be spoilt for choice in Wales if you want to reach for your physical summit.