Rock climbing is an activity that consists of ascending on steeply sloping walls using one's own physical and mental strength . Climbing is considered any ascent, whether easy, difficult or impossible to perform (depending on the physical condition of the person) with the lower limbs and upper extremities (arms and hands). In the climbing there are heights that involve a considerable danger and in order to be safe , protective equipment is used .
At the begining climbing appears as an activity derived from mountaineering . Then it was considered only as a means of training for mountain tours. It was in the 19th century when the activity was born in East Germany (Dresden) and in England (the Lake District).