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  Climbing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stack climbing is climbing sea stacks: near vertical columns of rock in the sea, near coasts.
Professional tree climbing is climbing on trees for the purpose of hardware installation, pruning, or removal.
Climbing is also common during streetparade in Zurich and reincarnation in Hannover, although security staff and policemen pay close attention to climbers, since injuries and property damage have occurred in the past.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Climbing   (1360 words)

  
 Category:Climbing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Climbing is going up, or, depending on context, also down.
In particular it refers to steep climbs or vertical, e.g.
on a hill, mountain or stairs, in a pole or tree, etc. Climbing without a vehicle is often done as a sport or recreation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Climbing   (128 words)

  
 Climbing on MountainZone.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Leave your extras behind, climbing in the Alps is a lightweight affair...
Head to southern Greece and you'll find countless sea-side crags and ocean headlands begging to be climbed with very few souls in sight...
"Climbing the Alaska range involves a hefty amount of suffering," as two Kiwis discovered on their maiden trip to the great white north...
climb.mountainzone.com   (777 words)

  
 The climbing dictionary
Climbing unroped on boulders or at the foot of climbs to a height where it is still safe to jump off.
Climbing, lowering, climbing again till a certain move is made (the usual mode of ascent...).
This most essential climbing device is also known as a "biner" in the US and as "crab" or "krab" (mostly) in the UK.
home.tiscalinet.de /ockier/climbing_dict.htm   (5577 words)

  
 Mountain Climbing at Mount Rainier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Climbing fees help recover costs for protecting the mountain's delicate and unique alpine environment, staffing the mountain's high camps and ranger stations with climbing rangers, managing upper mountain human waste and providing rangers who can rapidly respond to incidents on the mountain.
This fee is in addition to the climbing permit fee and does not guarantee a spot in the public shelter at Camp Muir.
Winter conditions generally exist from mid-September to mid-May. All parties attempting a winter ascent should be experienced in winter mountaineering, avalanche forecasting and rescue, and be familiar with the intended routes of ascent and descent.
www.nps.gov /mora/climb/climb.htm#equip   (1283 words)

  
 CLIMBING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Describe the kind of rope acceptable for use in climbing and rappelling.
Climb at least three different routes on a rock face or climbing wall, demonstrating good technique and using verbal signals with a belayer.
Using carabiners and a rappel device, secure your climbing harness or tied harness to a rappel rope.
www.usscouts.org /usscouts/mb/mb133.html   (602 words)

  
 Climbing Merit Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Show that you know first aid for injuries or illnesses that may occur during climbing activities, including hypothermia, blisters, sprains, snakebite, abrasions, fractures, and insect bites or stings.
Present yourself properly dressed for belaying, climbing, and rappelling (i.e., appropriate clothing, footwear, and a helmet; rappellers must wear gloves).
Explain how the difficulty of climbs is classified, and apply classifications to the rock faces or walls where you will demonstrate your climbing skills.
www.meritbadge.com /mb/133.htm   (389 words)

  
 Joshua Tree NP
The park’s goals are to restore to a natural condition those areas already impacted by climbing, to mitigate future impacts, and to prevent the cumulative impacts of climbing from increasing to unacceptable levels.
A committee comprised of members of the climbing community, conservation organizations, and interested individuals is providing recommendations to the park on a variety of climbing-related issues.
A permit system is being developed for installing new bolts in wilderness with the goal of ensuring that the cumulative impacts of climbing in wilderness not exceed 1998 levels.
www.nps.gov /jotr/activities/climbing/climbing.html   (441 words)

  
 Mount Kenya Climbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nelion (5188m) and Batian (5199m) are composed of a superb rough rock - syenite - at least as good as granite for climbing.
The climbing guide will meet you on the mountain the evening before your climbing day.
Climbing on Mount Kenya is serious and it is important to acclimatise well before tackling the main summits.
www.ewpnet.com /mkclimb.htm   (272 words)

  
 White water rafting West Virginia Gauley season whitewater rafting
Rock climbing should be learned and taught from the ground up in order to manage the wide array of hazards and techniques involved in the different disciplines that comprise modern rock climbing.
For people who have climbing experience and would like to expand their knowledge, our building block method allows us to assess your current abilities and place you in a course that will meet your needs and abilities.
The Upper Gorge, where most of the climbing is at ACE Adventure Center, features private climbing up to 80 feet, with routes ranging from 5.5 to 5.10.
www.aceraft.com /climbingnu/climbing.html   (455 words)

  
 Untitled Document
We both started rock climbing back in 1991 mostly on Kullaberg, the crag closest to Copenhagen.
The first proper climbing trip went to El Chorro in 1993 and we have since enjoyed climbing in Britain, Spain, The Alps, Tenerife, USA, South America, Mexico and elsewhere.
Later when I had moved to Grenoble in 2001 I climbed mainly in the areas around La Grave, where I did a major trip with Sean climbing Caturgeas all the way, and luckily Paul and Tim also came a few times for a lot of excellent ice routes.
www.willerup.com /climbing   (198 words)

  
 Touchstone Climbing: Indoor Rock Climbing and Fitness Centers
If you are interested in a corporate team building workshop or planning a special event at one of our gyms, you'll find all the information you'll need to enjoy a unique and memorable experience.
For questions about indoor rock climbing safety, we offer an introduction to some of our procedures along with the requirements for safe climbing and bouldering.
With over 150 competing at the Mission Cliffs roped comp, it is clear that the demand for a roped climbing series is strong.
www.touchstoneclimbing.com   (553 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: climbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Climbing Gear at Mountain Gear Find climbing and other outdoor gear at Mountain Gear.
Climbing Gear at SoldierCity SoldierCity is the ideal place to shop for climbing gear and other camping gear - including tents, portable showers, compasses, and more in an easy to use online catalog.
Mens Rock Climbing Shoes: “When you’ve recognized this, you’ll be able to research in a quicker manner.
www.technorati.com /tag/climbing   (512 words)

  
 Climbing - GreatOutdoors.com
Climbing 101: A Glossary of Ascent by Nancy Prichard
Not just for aid climbing and caving, non-mechanical ascension is important to the sport climber, too.
Named for the large geologic formations in the rock, Hueco offers climbing and world class bouldering for climbers of any ability.
www.greatoutdoors.com /published/climb   (457 words)

  
 Ropework for traditional climbing
Libby Peter looks at the various aspects of ropework for trad climbing: from tying in, tying in to anchors and the rope itself.
Libby Peter has climbed for fifteen years in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada also taking part in expeditions to Pakistan, Nepal and Tibet.
A look at the various rope techniques for different climbing situations with a résumé of the main types of rope available and information on rope care.
climbing.timeoutdoors.com /trad/3CLMLYP01092501E.htm   (163 words)

  
 Card Games: Climbing Games
In climbing games, each player in turn must play a higher card (or combination of cards) than the previous player.
Climbing games, like trick taking games and beating games, must have a card ranking order.
Climbing games are quite widespread in the orient, especially China.
www.pagat.com /climbing   (334 words)

  
 Tree Climbing Equipment
Tree climbing has allowed us to take that love to new heights, and we are happy to offer you these tree climbing tools and toys that can help you do the same.
Sophia made her first technical tree climb at age 39, and found a wealth of spirit in the crown of a tree.
To her, the joy and fun of tree climbing builds a bridge of connection between people and trees that benefits them both.
www.newtribe.com   (946 words)

  
 Recreation.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rock climbing, rappelling, ice climbing, and mountaineering are technical and unique ways to experience America’s public land.
Make sure that you are using the correct type of climbing equipment permitted in that area.
Don't climb or rappel in areas where it is not permitted.
www.recreation.gov /climbing.cfm?myActivity=Climbing   (239 words)

  
 Indoor Rock Climbing
Rock climbing training plans and topics from exercise to nutrition.
Indoor rock climbing competitions, formats and strategy to help improve competition performance and placing.
Many climbing resources for sport rock climbing, mountaineering, climbing guides, climbing schools, topos, climbing organization listings.
www.indoorclimbing.com   (100 words)

  
 Climbing - Mountain and Rock Climbing including Gear| GORP
Essential Climbing Library: Climbing literature that inspires, enthralls, and instructs.
Climbing Narratives: From "Why Climb?" to a portrait of Mallory, great tales about climbing.
Climbing Forums: Swap gear, find climbing partners, share stories.
gorp.away.com /gorp/activity/climb.htm   (233 words)

  
 Rhode Island Rock Gym
Climbing develops a unique combination of balance, strength, and flexibility and provides a complete experience for the body and mind.
GUIDED TRIPS:: Take the climbing experience to the outdoors in the safest way possible on our excursions to the great climbing spots in New England.
Remember, to climb at the Rhode Island Rock Gym, it is necessary to fill out a waiver.
www.rhodeislandrockgym.com   (354 words)

  
 Climbing Magazine - Since 1970   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
17 surgeries, radiation therapy and numerous setbacks later he's ready to climb Mt. Whitney this July to raise money and awareness for pediatric brain tumors, the number one non-traumatic cause of death in children in the United States.
Climbing Magazine is now accepting applications for office internships available throughout the year.
Climbing sponsors many climbing events, slideshows, crag clean-ups, festivals, indoor and outdoor climbing competions around the globe.
www.climbing.com   (580 words)

  
 Climbing Photo Galleries
Focusing his time on Fontainebleau, with a jaunt to Switzerland, he was able to climb and shoot some of the forest’s more off-the-beaten-track climbs.
With hundred’s of sport routes, multi-pitch trad climbs, and boulders, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (or Red Rocks for short) is one of JenFu’s favorite destinations for both of his passions.
In the summer of 2004 an international expedition climbed Broad Peak, an 8,047 meter high mountain in the Karakoram, Pakistan.
www.climbing.com /gallery   (611 words)

  
 Rock Climbing School and Guided Rock Climbs ~ Devils Tower Lodge, Wyoming
We are committed to personalized days of climbing school, climbing instruction and guided climbs custom-tailored to You, Your Desires and Your Rock Climbing Abilities.
Your days climbing with us are not restricted to a 4, 6 or 8 hour time limit.
No other are climbing guide or climbing school has such a high standar policy.
www.devilstowerlodge.com /climbing   (1423 words)

  
 climbing
My climbing page will be dedicated to sharing information and beta on routes I have done.
The routes I include will always be based on the order in which I climbed them.
Before you climb it, check and see if it can go clean.
www.homestead.com /georgeslife/climbing.html   (218 words)

  
 Open Directory - Recreation: Climbing
Climbing FAQ - Answers to frequently asked questions including sections on buying and maintaining gear, top-roping, leading, ice climbing, aid climbing, home gyms, health and training, and safety.
Climbing Femmes - Articles, tips, and photos with a female slant.
Women Climbing - History of women in climbing.
dmoz.org /Recreation/Climbing   (433 words)

  
 Austin Rock Gym - Home
Austin Rock Gym is Austin's only dedicated indoor rock climbing facilities and offers the most comprehensive climbing lessons and services available.
We have two large indoor rock climbing facilities as well as full service indoor climbing lessons, a portable rock climbing wall and full service outdoor guided climbing trips.
Whether you want to boulder, lead climb, toprope, want to have a Cool Birthday Party, take a class, climb outdoors, or need to buy climbing gear, Austin Rock Gym is your one-stop climbing destination.
www.austinrockgym.com   (123 words)

  
 Tradgirl - Climbing FAQ
Is there a climbing gym in my area?
What are current ice climbing conditions at [place]?
What movies having climbing scenes and are they any good?
www.tradgirl.com /climbing_faq   (1268 words)

  
 UKClimbing.com
The exploits of the soloist Mike Reardon and the race for the Matterhorn between Carrel and Whymper give Arno Ilgner a chance to discuss expectations, our past experiences, motivation and learning.
Our Climbing Databases have everything you need to know about climbing anywhere in the UK, with details of over 2500 crags, 390 indoor walls and 390 climbing clubs.
Search for your nearest crags and indoor walls by town name as well as by postcode.
www.ukclimbing.com   (493 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Climbing [MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION]: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Covers technicalities of rock, snow and ice climbing and Alpine mountaineering throughout North America and the world.
You'll learn about climbing areas and climbers throughout the US as well as the world.
For the serious climber with years of experience, or the newcomer looking to understand the basics, this magazine is the best source of technical information as well as exhilarating accounts of people climbing on the edge around the world.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000060MH3?v=glance   (693 words)

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