Climbing to the top

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Floyd S. Pike Electrical Contractors , Mount Airy, N.C
Pike, Floyd S. 1918-1975., Floyd S. Pike Electrical Contractor, Inc. -- History., Electricians -- United States -- Biography., Contractors -- United States -- Biogr

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StatementAnne Ashburn Pike.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK140.P47 P55 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 298 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1016670M
ISBN 10096539140X
LC Control Number96070176
OCLC/WorldCa36857108

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Top-roping requires easy access to the top of the climb, by means of a footpath or scrambling. Top-out. To complete a route by ascending over the top of the structure being climbed.

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