verb Date: 1969 transitive verb to climb (as a rock face) without using aids for support intransitive verb to free-climb something • free climber noun

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  • free-climb — /fri ˈklaɪm/ (say free kluym) verb (i) 1. to undertake free climbing. –noun 2. such a climb. –free climber, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Free climbing — is a type of rock climbing, in which the climber uses no artificial aids to make upwards progress. In this way, the climber will use only hands, feet and other parts of the body. Ropes and protective equipment are used only for protection against …   Wikipedia

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  • free climber — noun see free climb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • free climbing — noun rock climbing without the use of devices such as pegs placed in the rock, but occasionally using ropes and belays. Compare with aid climbing. Derivatives free climb noun & verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • Free solo climbing — Free solo climbing, also known as free soloing, is a form of free climbing where the climber (the free soloist ) foregoes ropes, harnesses and other protective gear while ascending and relies only on his or her physical strength, climbing ability …   Wikipedia

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