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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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Iqra Jilani, a participant of the events, told reporter that the wall and rock climbing had made her physically strong and sharpened her decision making power.
The hospice has partnered with Outdoor-Ambition Ltd, to provide a specially planned day of rock climbing and abseiling for all abilities and style at the historic landmark.
Other than rock climbing, she is also takes an active interest in paragliding and is also undertaking training for that.
Calorie Count: Someone weighing 150Ibs could burn around 700 calories an hour rock climbing.
A group of boys has been travelling to Teesside University each week for a session of revision and rock climbing.
The group is narrowed down by experts via a series of physical and mental tests, leaving just 10 to tackle the rock climbing challenge.
on page 9: "If you were to try rock climbing, which location would you want to visit?
I would like to appreciate J and K Tourism Department for taking this initiative, through which the youth who cannot directly climb the mountains for rock climbing can take part in this activity.
But as a climber herself, Kim knew that rock climbing offered participants a unique opportunity for both personal and physical development.
We had a ski clinic last month - how to fall without getting hurt - and this month we want folks to know about our Kids Night-Indoor Rock Climbing program," said Mr.
Rock climbing is a multi-discipline activity that encompasses forms such as bouldering, top roping and lead climbing on natural and artificial climbing surfaces.
Moab offers rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback rides and jet boat tours.