Use your arms, legs, and feet to climb a suspended vertical rope. The movement usually starts from a standing position on the ground and ends when the athlete touches a designated target at/near the top of the rope. Various climbing techniques exist, most having to do with foot placement.
Totals (5 posts)
- 4 reps 5 times from 5 RFT: Squat Clean & Jerks, Rope Climbs and Burpee Lateral Jumps on Apr 25, 2013
- 1 rep 5 times from 5 RFT: Rope Climbs, Wall Balls, Kettlebell Swings and Double Unders on Jan 03, 2013
- 2 reps 5 times from STRUGGLEZ on Jul 16, 2012
- 3 reps 3 times from Rope Climbs, Front Squats, Body Rows, Rows on Jun 26, 2012
- 7 reps 15 ft from 2 min Challenge - Rope Ascent on May 30, 2012
CrossFit Journal Articles
The Do-It-Yourself Climbing Rope
Climbing a rope is a tremendously functional way to challenge the grip and pulling muscles, and ropes have long been a staple of CrossFit and military training programs.
Rope Climbing Techniques: Legless Rope Climb
Want a great exercise for developing upper-body strength? Try legless rope climbing. HQ trainer Adrian (Boz) Bozman can teach you how to progress from beginner to advanced legless climbing. While less technical than other climbing techniques, legless c
Rope-Climbing Techniques: The Spanish Wrap
What do egg-beaters have to do with rope climbing? Let HQ trainer Adrian (Boz) Bozman show you as he teaches rope-climbing basics. On location in San Francisco, Calif., Sevan Matossian films Adrian, Kim Bozman and elite gymnast Carl Paoli as they demonstr
Climb This Way
The rope climb in the last event of the 2010 CrossFit Games derailed some top competitors who didn’t have the technique to scale it efficiently. Some had spent plenty of time on the rope and made short work of it, while others had left it out of their tra
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