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Discussion: Climbing lingo

in: Runner99; Runner99 > 2015-10-29

Oct 31, 2015 4:53 AM # 
Next time someone comments about O-terminology -- and how it is allegedly a barrier to entry into the sport -- I will point them to rock climbing...

Oct 31, 2015 2:21 PM # 
You should put a glossary in the sidebar of your log
Oct 31, 2015 10:46 PM # 
@rhombus - here is a dictionary:

How do you put it on your sidebar?

A screw-on is a small hold that is screwed onto either a feature, or the wall. A feature is a "hold" that is too big usually to be classified as a hold, on which there are often screw ons or other holds.
Oct 31, 2015 10:53 PM # 

example of a feature with holds on it
Oct 31, 2015 11:28 PM # 
Some of my confusion is whether a term refers to something on the wall/rock vs something the climber does...
Oct 31, 2015 11:44 PM # 
like whether a screw on is a type of hold, or if it is a way that a climber would grab a hold?
Nov 1, 2015 12:11 AM # 
To put it in your sidebar:
Go to Settings
Go to Edit your profile/preferences
Paste the link the box titled "any other info for your log page"
Nov 1, 2015 1:18 AM # 
I didit. ....... O.O
Nov 1, 2015 5:05 AM # 
Yes -- assuming that a hold is the thing on the wall as opposed to what you do to it.

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