rock climbing

noun

Definition of rock climbing

: mountain climbing on rocky cliffs

Other Words from rock climbing

rock climb intransitive verb
rock climber noun

Examples of rock climbing in a Sentence

a book about rock climbing We are going rock climbing.
Recent Examples on the Web In addition to the variety of culture on display in the summer, there is, of course, ample opportunity to break a sweat via the usual suspects (hiking, biking, trail running) and the less ubiquitous (rock climbing, rafting, kayaking, fly-fishing). Stacey Lastoe, Washington Post, 28 July 2022 Participants met on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays, when the police department treated them to golfing, zoo visits, indoor rock climbing, kayaking in East Canyon and more. Anastasia Hufham, The Salt Lake Tribune, 25 July 2022 What: About 12 miles of hiking trails, boulder field for rock climbing, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and more on 349-acre property. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 17 June 2022 The lodge has seen an uptick in traffic for its other indoor attractions, which include rock climbing, arcade games, and an ice cream shop. Collin Robisheaux, BostonGlobe.com, 22 July 2022 Challenging but playful, rock climbing is a full-body exercise that builds strength and works your cardiovascular system. The Indianapolis Star, 15 July 2022 The property has access to wooded trails, rock climbing, an equestrian center, spa, vineyard and fishing, and of course, flying. J. George Gorant, Robb Report, 5 July 2022 Like many other forms of exercise, rock climbing can help battle the blues. Melanie Radzicki Mcmanus, CNN, 5 May 2022 For about seven years, rock climbing was my absolute favorite thing to do in the entire world. Brendan Leonard, Outside Online, 13 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of rock climbing

1875, in the meaning defined above

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6 Aug 2022

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“Rock climbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20climbing. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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