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The Ultimate Rock Climbing Quiz

Climbing Is As Close As We Can Come To Flying!!
Priyanka Wadhwani Jun 1, 2021
Are you a fear fighter, an adventure lover and a risk taker?? Then you should definitely try rock climbing. Check out this quiz to know if you are ready for this spellbinding sport?
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Mountaineering involves summiting 'hard to reach' peaks using skills like rock climbing, ice climbing or skiing. Hence, rock climbing was initially a sub sport of mountaineering.
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In 1950s, rock climbing became a sport. This decade saw the first planned overnight climbs being completed. Climbing competitions were first held in former USSR in late 1940s.
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Belaying means holding the rope to catch a fall by your partner. It is a foundational skill that climbing classes teach early and instructions from a qualified teacher is needed.
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For a non slippery knot, a bowline or bowline hitch knot is good as long as you add a stopper knot to prevent slipping. A double-figure-eight knot is also a good example.
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In sport climbing, the climber doesn't have to carry protective equipment or place it along the way. This makes it safer, faster and less expensive than traditional climbing.
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In 1894, Austrian mountaineer Fritz Benesch gave the first grading system: the Benesch scale, which had seven levels. Level VII was the easiest and level I the most difficult.
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Bouldering is like sport climbing, but you climb on boulders and not cliffs and crags. The maximum height of a boulder is around ten feet.
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Butterfly loop, lineman's loop, butterfly knot, alpine butterfly knot or lineman's rider is a knot to form a loop in the middle of rope. One can make the knot without accessing rope's ends.
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Lead climber goes first, protected by a rope attached to harness of the partner (belayer). Belayer runs the rope through a belay device, feeding it out as lead climber rises.
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If rock climbing is going up with a rope, abseiling is going down a near-vertical face. It is called abseiling in UK and rappelling in Europe and US.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
We hope this was easier than reaching the bouldering point… and you enjoyed each and every cliff and crest. Let’s check your scores and see if you ready to gear up for this trek.