- the sport of climbing sheer rocky surfaces on the sides of mountains, often with the aid of special equipment.
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I knew from my old days of rock-climbing what a complete obstacle the overhang of a cave is.Prester John
Its easy enough if you have done any rock-climbing, and I can leave with the light.The Half-Hearted
The obstacle looked decidedly formidable and the coolies had little or no experience of rock-climbing.
We made little excursions to keep ourselves fit, and on one occasion enjoyed some rock-climbing.
- the technique and sport of climbing on steep rock faces, usually with ropes and other equipment and as part of a team or pair