Definition of ice climbing in English:

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ice climbing


[mass noun]
The sport or activity of climbing glaciers.
Example sentences
  • This involves climbing mixed faces of rock and ice requiring both excellent traditional rock climbing and technical ice climbing skills.
  • Michael, we know that in Europe ski mountaineering is considered as much a branch of mountaineering as say, ice climbing.
  • For more advanced mountaineers, there is the challenge of ice climbing.


ice climber

Example sentences
  • ‘With the Hard Way Diet, I lost every ounce of body fat,’ says a Scottish ice climber, name withheld by request.
  • Renowned ice climber, Jeff Lowe, will be giving a lecture at Rheged on Thursday, November 18, as part of the Kendal Mountain Film Festival.
  • He's a really good ice climber, so he gets to things we wouldn't touch.
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