climber climber  /ˈklaɪ mər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  2. (n) someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
  3. (n) someone who ascends on foot
  4. (n) someone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains
  5. (n) an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing

News

  1. Rock Climber injured in fall at RMNP

    A 36-year-old rock climber was injured in a fall in Rocky Mountain Nation Park on Friday afternoon.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KMGH 7 Denver

  2. Big Meadow fire rescue team helps save fallen climber

    A helicopter and rescue crew working on the Big Meadows fire were used to help save a 36-year-old climber who fell approximately 40 feet on Friday afternoon while climbing in the Lumpy Ridge area on the east side of Rocky Mountain National Park.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Climber rescued after fall in Quarry Park

    Firefighters from Waite Park and St. Cloud used a rope-lowering system Thursday to rescue a rock climber who fell while climbing up a wall in Quarry Park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: St. Cloud Times

Quotes

  1. "Contador is first of all a great climber, very elegant and flowing," Prudhomme told journalists. "But he also showed a great strength of character."
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Christian Prudhomme Source: Reuters

  2. "I suffered a lot on the way to the summit, but I take great pleasure in capturing the jersey," Sastre said through a translator. "A pure climber has to take advantage of his opportunities, and this was mine."
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Carlos Sastre Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "Petacchi and McEwen are the most dangerous rivals right now in the green jersey. It's too early to say too much about the green jersey. The green jersey is always fought to the final day," Lancaster said. "Thor is a good climber and he will...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Brett Lancaster Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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