Definition of climbing irons in English:

climbing irons

Line breaks: climb|ing irons


A set of spikes attached to boots for climbing trees or ice slopes.
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  • This equipment is easier and probably safer to use than climbing irons but it is heavier and much bulkier to transport.
  • Depending on the time of year climbing irons are essential.
  • Some new lessons from our instructors and you will ascend and descend on the rocks using climbing irons and hung stations confidently.

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