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Climbing technique

A climbing technique is a technique used in climbing.

; heel hook

hooking your heel behind a grip for balance
; toe hook
hooking your toe behind a grip for balance
; finger jam, hand jam, fist jam
jamming a body part in a crack to use as a hold
; chest jam
method for resting
; arm bar, elbow bar
larger jams
; no-hands rest
method for resting without using your hands
; holding a grip tendu or arqué
different ways of holding a grip
; piazzing
method for climbing a vertical ledge
; chimneying
method for climbing a chimney
; egyptian (climbing)
method for reducing tension in arms when holding a side grip
; mantling (climbing)
boosting upwards with only ones arms, ending with arms fully extended downwards