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 By: Johan Svensson  | Date: 2005-09-26  | Category: Tips & Tricks    | (2) Comments  
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  • Anchor    - A fixed lower-off/belay at the top of a route
  • Ape-index - Arm-range minus height
  • Arétè - A corner pointing outwards (the opposite to a dihedral)
  • Ascent - A successful climb
  • Beta-flash - A flash with detailed information on how to climb the route
  • Bloc
  • Campus board - Wooden rungs that are used for open-hand and fingertraining
  • Clip - Securing the rope in the quickdraw
  • Crux - The most difficult parts of the route
  • Clip stick - A stick used to pre-clip the first bolt
  • Crash pad - A pad/matress used by for landing when bouldering
  • Compartment syndrome - Chronically "pumped" forearms
  • Chipping - Artificial holds (not recomended)
  • Closed crimp - Grip-technique for small grips using extremely bent fingers, often with thum on the pointer finger
  • Dead-hang : Static hang for finger-training
  • Dihedrals - An open corner (dieder)
  • Doubble-hand
  • Dynamic - A powerful move where you let go of one or several holds/feet to reach the next hold
  • Endurance - A measurment of how long you can climb without getting "pumped out"
  • Figure-four - The opposite leg over the hand
  • Frog - A green reptile that live in moist areas. Mating season varies.
  • FA - First Ascender, meaning the person who did the climb first
  • Flash - Ascending a route for the first time after having watched somebody else climb it
  • Flopping - When fingers slip (glide) off holds
  • Friction - The adherence of the rock-surface
  • Gri-Gri
  • Gripping position
  • Hang-dog: Using quick-draws to climb
  • Heal-hook: Putting and locking the heal on a hold
  • Heater
  • High-point
  • Hyper ventilation
  • Hanger: Screwed onto the bolt. Where you clip the quick-draw
  • Knee-lock: To put the knee against big holds
  • Isolation: where the competitors are placed before the onsight
    ICC: The International council for competition climbing
  • Inside-flag: Crossing legs inside
  • Jam: A technique used in cracks
  • Jug: A very big hold
  • Knee-push: Using the hand above the knee to get stronger
  • Knee-bar
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  • Lock-off
  • Lactid acid
  • Mantle
  • Matching
  • Motor
    Move
    Nat
    No-Hands
    Onsight
    Open-crimp
    Open-hand
    Orientering
  • Out-side flag
    Periodisering
  • Pinch
  • Pull-ups
  • Pof

  • Power
    Power-endurance
  • Pree-clip
    Pull-ups
    Pumped
  • Rapell
  • Rapid majong
  • Run-out
  • Slack!
    Slappa
    Slinga
    Solo
    Swing
  • Smearing
  • Stemming
  • Spotta
  • Sequence: A number of moves
  • Slab: Less step than vertical
  • Stand
  • System board: A very steep wooden board with identical holds
  • Ticklist 
    Topo: A guide describing the climbs
    Tweaka
    UIAA: ?? Even in their homepage it does not say what it stands for
  • 2:nd go
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