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Top 10 Rock Climbing Spots

Rock Climbing has some of the most beautiful scenes you could ever imagine. Rock Climbers go to death-defying lengths to get a view of this scenery so let's take a look at some of these places. At Kidzworld we have the upmost respect for these athletes, so let's honour the Top 10 Spots For Rock Climbing!

No. 10: Agulha do Diablo (The Devil's Needle)

Devil's NeedleDevil's NeedleCourtesy of www.details.com
 

Agulha do Diablo is in Serra dos Órgãos National Park, Brazil. This place would be higher on the list if there weren't so many clouds.

No. 9: El Capitan

El CapitanEl CapitanCourtesy of www.details.com
 

Crazy Californians are well known to tackle the face of this beast every day in Yosemite National Park. It was named after a Indian Chief who probably became Chief after climbing this massive rock. The 3,000 piece of smooth Granite is a treat for rock climbers who want to conquer something nice a quick.

No. 8: Spider Rock

Spider RockSpider RockCourtesy of Wikipedia
 

Spider Rock is located in the Canyon de Chelly of Arizona. It was named after the home of an old Navajo Indian mythical woman named "Grandmother Spider" who's legend was that she created the stars in the sky from the dew on her web that she spun and threw up into the heavens. As the web entered outspace, they settled there to become stars. WOOHOO!!! Let's go climb this!!!

No. 7: Dead Horse Point

Dead Horse PointDead Horse PointCourtesy of www.details.com
 

Dead Horse Point is in Utah and named after the fact that horses have a difficult time getting through this canyon. Rock Climbers make it out here now all the time with their SUVs so no worries!

No. 6: Kalymnos Island

Kalymnos IslandKalymnos IslandCourtesy of www.hotelelies.gr
 

In the Greek Islands, there are some rocks that shape amazing upside down slopes that pro rock climbers drool over. Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the World full of Ocean scenery so if you like Sunsets, this is the place to climb!

No. 5: Mount Roraima

Mount RoraimaMount RoraimaCourtesy of www.tourismontheedge.com
 

At the border of Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana there is a mountain 31 km high with a ledge that attracts rock climbers like a magnet. There is only one way up this mountain and it's 90 degrees straight up.

No.4: Paarl Rock

Paarl RockPaarl RockCourtesy of capetownhotels.co.za
 

Paarl Rock is in South Africa and it kinda looks like a pebble that some huge Alien threw at Earth as he was passing by in their mothership. It's slick marble like   walls make this one of the biggest challenges for Rock Climbers.

No. 3: Indian Creek

Indian CreekIndian CreekCourtesy of www.details.com
 

Indian Creek is located in Utah and it has some of the deadliest crevices in the World. Aron Ralston became famous after his solo-hiking through these cracks in the rocks. One time, he fell and got trapped and he had to saw off his own arm to get out. You can watch a movie called "127 Hours" to witness his story.

No. 2: Skaha Climbing Bluffs

Skaha BuffsSkaha BuffsCourtesy of www.details.com
 

The Skaha Climbing Bluffs are located in British Columbia Canada. The scenery is full of green trees and waterfalls. Cool eh?

No 1: The Matterhorn

MatterhornMatterhornCourtesy of www.garethmccormack.com
 

Anyone who's been to Disneyland knew this was coming. The Matterhorn is a famous rock in the Swiss Alps, and it's so majestic that Disneyland decided to make a little version of it with a huge roller coaster. If you don't have the courage to climb the actual Matterhorn in Switzerland, then get on the rollercoaster at Disneyland to get a taste of what you're missing.

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unicornsrule626
"rainbowpoptart" wrote:I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise).competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionallyDoes cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes.pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too.Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has.It is a form of exercise and entertainment.It is a sport.Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything.Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy. very well said! I was a cheerleader for 2 years until  I aged out, but let ,e tell you, they were 2 of the best,sweaty and most fun years I have ever had
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rainbowpoptart
I hate to be that person who pulls out the dictionary, buuuuut let's look at the definitions for sport (athleticism wise). competitive physical activity: an individual or group competitive activity involving physical exertion or skill, governed by rules, and sometimes engaged in professionally Does cheerleading fit under this definition? Yes. pastime: an active pastime participated in for pleasure or exercise  Oh look, cheerleading fits under this definition too. Being a cheerleader requires a certain amount of physical fitness. You need to be strong, flexible, and energetic, which are all things not everyone has. It is a form of exercise and entertainment. It is a sport. Is one variant more challenging than the other? Yes, but that does not devalue anything. Not everyone is going to be able to understand the difficulties cheerleaders go through, and that's perfectly fine. Every sport is dangerous, some are just more obvious than others. When people are good at what they do, they make things seem easy.
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angelover4
CHEERLEADING IS LIKE DANCE GYMNASTICS MIXED TOGETHER WITH WORDS. AND DANCE AND GYMNASTICS ARE CONSIDERED SPORTS.
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angelover4
I BELIVE ITS A SPORT JUST LIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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angelover4
I BEL ITS A SPORT JUS TLIKE I THINK GYMNASTICS IS A SPORT.
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