Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests a climber’s
strength, endurance, agility and balance along with mental control. It can be a dangerous activity
and knowledge of proper climbing techniques and use of specialized climbing
equipment is crucial for the safe completion of routes. Because of the wide range and variety
of rock formations around the world, rock climbing has been separated into several different styles
Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a usually pre-defined route without falling.