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Dictionary Of Climbing Terms


If you're new to climbing, you may have found more insurmountable objects than the purely physical. Like many sports rock climbing seems to have evolved a language all of it's own. The following is an attempt at clarifying some of the more pesky terms...

Select: All Equipment Jargon Holds Moves Signals Knots ...

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The database is basically an amalgamation of other climbing "dictionaries" on the web, combined with my own inclusions and changes.

Please contact Chockstone for corrections or additions to the dictionary.

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