free climbing

World English Dictionary
free climbing
 
n
mountaineering Compare aid climbing climbing without using pitons, étriers, etc, as direct aids to ascent, but using ropes, belays, etc, at discretion for security

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Main Entry:  free climbing
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  rock climbing using natural holds, without assistive devices such as pegs, but sometimes with ropes for protection only
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature