Solo climbing

Solo climbing or soloing is a style of climbing in which the climber climbs alone, without somebody belaying them.[1]

There are several ways to climb solo:


  1. Long, John; Sponholz, Hai-Van K. (1999). The High Lonesome: Epic Solo Climbing Stories. Adventure Series: Falcon guide. Globe Pequot. p. 1. ISBN 9781560448587.
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  3. Allhoff, Fritz; Florine, Hans (2011). Schmid, Stephen E., ed. Climbing—Philosophy for Everyone: Because It's There. Philosophy for Everyone. 37. John Wiley & Sons. p. 160. ISBN 9781444341461.
  4. Paul Mason (2010). Rock Climbing: The World's Hottest Climbing Locations and Techniques. Passport to World Sports Series. Capstone. p. 26. ISBN 9781429655002.
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