Climbing Hold Type Glossary
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Jug: a very positive hold, large enough to get all fingers on or around it up to the palm
Pinch: a hold that is held by pinching between the thumb and fingers
Edge: a hold that allows only a couple digits of all or a couple fingers to hang onto
Crimp: similar to an edge but generally smaller and only thick enough to accomadate less than a single digit of all or one finger
Sloper: a hold that is held onto by just friction of the fingers and palm, nothing to actually grab onto
Pocket: a hold that has a hole in it that fingers are inserted in.