Definition of unrope in US English:



[no object]Climbing
  • Detach oneself from a rope.

    ‘unroped soloing enables one to climb faster’
    • ‘Half the people killed rock-climbing in the park were unroped.’
    • ‘The two climbed much of the way unroped, because roping would have slowed them down.’
    • ‘Participants must be experienced and comfortable climbing unroped with moderate exposure.’
    • ‘They began their assault at four in the morning, climbing unroped on separate paths - simultaneous solos.’
    • ‘I was tempted to unrope and go at my own pace, but there were still crevasses in the area.’