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rock climbing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
rock climbingˈrock ˌclimbing noun [uncountable]  DSOthe sport of climbing up very steep rock surfaces such as the sides of mountainsrock climber noun [countable]
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rock climbingI went canoeing, rock climbing and abseiling.Five star rating Outward Bound centre - canoeing, caving, rock climbing pony trekking etc.On the way to the camp we passed a boulder where Tony and I competed for rock climbing idiot of the evening.In summer tourists can go rock climbing or walking.Although largely unknown in Britain, Lafaille has an impressive rock climbing curriculum vitae.Indeed, there is now little or none of the traditional progression or interweaving of rock climbing and other mountain activities.There she will put her courage and dexterity to the test rock climbing, abseiling, sea kayaking, and canoeing.The blatant placing of a bolt in a Lakeland mountain crag produced considerable reaction throughout the rock climbing fraternity.
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