See "rope climb". Use only your arms 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. You may not use for legs or feet to assist in the climb.


CrossFit Journal Articles

  • 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
  • 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.

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