Definitions for "Free climbing"
Keywords:  climber, climbing, ascend, upward, gear
Moving up a rock using only hands, feet, and natural holds. Ropes and pro are only used for protection of the climber and not for progression.
Climbing using only hands and feet to move upwards. Unlike Aid Climbing, free climbing uses the rope and gear only as protection against a fall, not as a ladder for upward movement. This method also stresses the use of gear that is temporarily placed in the rock for protection by the leader, and then removed by the second climber.
In free climbing, climbers use only their hands, feet and other body parts to make progress. Ropes and other gear are only used for protection. Usefulness: N/A(3 ratings) by allbyend () Rate It! this definition is ... useful somewhat useful incorrect spam / offensive