Index of climbing topics

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This is a list of climbing topics.

Main articles: climbing and mountaineering

A[edit]

Abseil - Acetazolamide - Action Directe - Altitude sickness (also known as: Acute mountain sickness (AMS)) - Aid climbing - Aider - Alcove (climbing) - knot - Apron - Alpine hut - Alpine style - Anchor (climbing) - Angle (climbing) - Arête - Ascension (climbing) - Australian rappel - Avalanche

B[edit]

Ball-nuts - Base camp - Bat hook - Belay - Belay device - Belay slave - Belay station - Big wall climb - Birdbeak - Bivouac or Bivi - Black ice - Blue ice - Boreal - Boulder - Bouldering - Bowline - Bowyangs - Buildering - Butterfly knot

C[edit]

California Mountaineering Group - Cam - Campus (see campus board) - Campus board - Carabiner or Biner - Chimney - Chimneying - Chipped hold - Chipping - Choss - Chute - Cirque - Clean climbing - Cliff - Cliffhanger (climbing) - Climbing area - Climbing command - Climbing equipment - Climbing gym - Climbing harness - Climbing injuries - Climbing route - Climbing shoe - Climbing technique - Climbing wall - Clothing (climbing) - Clove hitch - Col - Couloir - Copperhead (climbing) - Cord - Corner (climbing) - Cornice - Crack climbing - Crag - Crampons - Crevasse - Crimp (climbing)

D[edit]

Daisy chain - Deaf climbers - Deepelling - Deep-water soloing - Diamox - Dihedral - Dry-tooling - Dynamic rope - Dyno (climbing)

E[edit]

Edging - Enchainment - Epic - Etriers - European Death Knot - Exposure - Eight-thousander

F[edit]

Face climbing - Fifi hook - Figure-eight knot - Figure-of-eight loop - Fisherman's knot - Fist jam - Fixed rope - Flared - Flash (rock climbing) - Flute (climbing) - The Fly - Free climbing - Free soloing - Friend (climbing) - Front pointing

G[edit]

Gaiters - Gamow bag - Gaston - Gendarme - Glissade - Glossary of climbing terms - Grade (climbing) - Grade (bouldering) - Grip - Guide - Gumby

H[edit]

Harness - Heinous - Helmet - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute - Himalayan Trust - Hypothermia - Hypoxia - How to handle rope

I[edit]

Ice axe - Ice fall - Incut - Indoor climbing

J[edit]

Jam Crack - Jamming - Jug hold or Jug - Jumar

K[edit]

Knifeblade - Knot

L[edit]

Layback or Lieback - Lead climbing - Lead climbing injuries - Ledge - Limestone - Lost Arrow

M[edit]

The Mandala - Mantle - Massif - Match - Metolius - Mixed climbing - Moraine - Mountain hut - Mountain rescue - Mountaineering - Mountaineering equipment - Multi-pitch climbing - Munter hitch

N[edit]

Nailing a route - Nut

O[edit]

Off-width - Open book - On-sight climbing - On-sight flash climbing - Overhand bend - Overhand knot - Overhang

P[edit]

Pendulum - Pitch (vertical space) - Piton - Pocket - Portaledge - Protection (climbing) - Prusik - Pumped

Q[edit]

Quickdraw

R[edit]

RP (climbing) - Rappel or Rap, Rapping, Roping down - Realization - Redpoint - Recreational Tree climbing - Retro-bolting - Rivet - Rock climbing - Rock Hopping - Roof (climbing) - Rope - Rotten rock - Route climbing

S[edit]

Sandbag - Sardar - Scrambling - Screamer (climbing) - Scumming or Scuzzing - Second - Securing a climb - Self-arrest - Self-belay - Self-locking device - Self-rescue - Sherpa (people), see Sherpa (disambiguation) - Siege - Sierra Club - Ski mountaineering - Slab climbing - Sling - Smearing - Snow cave - Solo climbing - Spindrift - Sport climbing - Spring-loaded camming device (SLCD) - Spur - Static rope or line - Stem - Stopper

T[edit]

Talus - Top rope climbing - Top rope - Topo - Toucan (climbing) - Traditional climbing - Traverse (climbing)

U[edit]

UIAA

V[edit]

W[edit]

Webbing - White ice - Windslab - Wired

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Yosemite Decimal System

Z[edit]

See also[edit]