Translation of climb in Spanish:


escalar, v.

Pronunciation /klaɪm//klʌɪm/

transitive verb

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    (mountain) escalar
    (mountain) subir a
    (stairs) subir
    (tree) trepar a
    (tree) treparse a Latin America
    (tree) subirse a
    he slipped while climbing the north face se resbaló al escalar la pared norte
    • to climb Everest escalar el Everest
    • he climbed the stairs with difficulty subió las escaleras con dificultad
    • she climbed the tree trepó / se trepó al árbol
    • Alex began slowly climbing the stairs to his room.
    • She crossed the room and began climbing the stairs.
    • Slowly, she began climbing the marble stairs, reflecting upon what had brought her to this point.
    • I climbed the grand staircase to the nineteenth-century European paintings.
    • The only way to reach the roof was by climbing the ladder that was inside the building itself, unless they climbed up the side.
    • The order to come down, however, never reached many of the men who had climbed the staircases of the North Tower.
    • His companion just rolled his eyes and began climbing the stairs, a bolt loaded into the small crossbow that he carried.
    • I took the two glasses, one in each hand and began climbing the stairs.
    • Red began to climb the staircase to the third tower of the east wing, known affectionately as the correlation wing, used mainly for social events, conferences and the like.
    • He began to climb the ladder, and when he'd almost reached the top, he stumbled and fell.
    • The servants and live-in farm workers were not allowed to use the stairs but had to climb a ladder to get to their sleeping quarters.
    • Ewan climbed up the ladder quickly, used to doing so, as he'd been climbing the same ladder for over six years.
    • ‘I can always shoot the door open,’ she thought to herself as the began to climb the ladder.
    • We had just begun climbing the ghats; the view was beautiful and a cool breeze blew into my face.
    • In the glow of a hand-lamp Adriana climbed a wooden staircase to her room.
    • ‘I'll make sure no one steals our seats,’ he flashed a grin at him, and he began climbing the stairs.
    • He secured the hatch, bending the locking mechanism with a solid heel kick, and began climbing the adjacent ladder.
    • As she climbed the stairs she began to hear a shower running.
    • She let go of him and began climbing the ladder, glancing back now and then to make sure he was following.
    • When I first arrived there, I climbed the stone staircase that wept in wintertime when it was cold and rainy, to the top floor.

intransitive verb

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    to go climbing ir a escalar / de escalada
    • she climbed onto a chair/the table se subió a una silla/la mesa
    • we climbed down off the roof bajamos del tejado
    • to climb into/out of bed meterse en/levantarse de la cama
    • he climbed into his pajamas se puso el pijama
    • (to car) climb in! ¡sube!
    • He never touched her: until one night, piqued that he hadn't made a move, she climbed over the bolster herself.
    • Star pulled into her usual parking space and climbed out of her car.
    • The cranks on the deck were moved off quickly, while crew members climbed aboard the massive transit.
    • He was climbing high over the space yard when Jonathan's voice crackled in his ear.
    • Only 190 people were seen climbing aboard, with many counted twice as they had bought return fares.
    • The Pandora survivors managed to climb aboard tenders and reach the safety of a sand cay.
    • The girl collected herself with obvious effort and climbed over the crushed door to stand beside the older woman.
    • He parked in front, seeing as how her parents parked in the driveway, and climbed out, moving up the walk.
    • I can hear the bed squeak, see it move when she climbs over it.
    • As he moved closer to climb inside he saw her face lit up by the moonlight.
    • When the water showed no signs of slowing, they scaled a ledge and climbed over an air conditioning unit to the hotel roof.
    • They had been forced to hide off the road twice since climbing out of the dung wagon the day before.
    • Space Tower Danny climbs onto Spain's tallest skyscraper, currently under construction in Barcelona.
    • When Bobby brought the team to a stop outside the O'Brien's farmhouse, Melinda moved quickly to climb from the wagon.
    • Ben tried to sound stern, but couldn't help smiling at the ball of energy climbing onto his lap.
    • In a mad dash of effort, Noman climbed over the board like lightning.
    • In her frantic efforts to climb back onto the dinghy, her claws ripped a hole in the gunwale.
    • Emily bit her lower lip and nodded nervously; thinking he meant her to do it alone she moved to climb from his lap.
    • If Neil and the boys knew then what they know now, they'd likely have been far less interested in climbing aboard and strapping in.
    • One snap later and he was free, climbing upwards and outwards, the sprite's dagger clutched between his teeth.
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    (path/road/aircraft) subir
    (road/path/aircraft) ascender formal
    (temperature/population/inflation) subir
    (population/temperature/inflation) ascender formal
    • A winding gravel path climbs up through what will be a dense forest (the planting is still immature) to a big, noisy waterfall.
    • Why sell cheaply, if their petrol inventory is about to climb 10 per cent in value?
    • Speculation the Bank of Japan would attempt to weaken its currency increased after the yen climbed to a three-year high against the dollar last week.
    • The break was a long gulley, and the road climbed precariously and steeply along its edge.
    • Turn left at the cottages and the lane climbs gradually and swings right past houses.
    • The track climbs steeply towards the summit and lucky for us we had excellent weather and were able to see halfway across Tasmania from the top.
    • This is when values are climbing fastest and sentiment is most bullish, which means the market is getting ready to reverse.
    • Since hitting the floor last year, its value has steadily climbed again in line with a general recovery in the sector.
    • Unemployment is climbing and investors are increasingly concerned.
    • The sun was still beating down, the road was still climbing, my body was still depleted, and yet it felt easier.
    • When they see home values climb, they feel less need to save for the future.
    • My efforts were rewarded by an increasing ability to climb to more advanced levels.
    • The path now climbed stiffly, switching back and forth on the steeper sections, otherwise crossing the face of the right hand valley wall.
    • Everyone wants to climb upwards, leaving the past behind, indulging in new creature comforts.
    • The number of confirmed cases over the week climbed steadily.
    • There are a few kilometres of olive groves before the road climbs up the hill on which Mevo Dotan is located.
    • Passenger-train performance began to climb, increasing steadily into the 1990s.
    • Furthermore, that could climb as marketers find increasingly more ways to humanise our pets.
    • In other words, if you opt to take a discount, you're gambling that if rates do climb, they only increase by a little so that you still beat the fixed offers.
    • Join this track which climbs quite steeply and zigzags left continuing to climb above the valley.
    • The bridleway climbs above the road and rejoins it further up at a gate.
    • Leaving the boardwalk, the track climbed through forest and past a small waterfall.
    • Part of the reason for the cancellation was that the cost of a helicopter had climbed from 12 million a piece to 59 million.
    • Hiking around the ranger station, the pair came across some ski tracks climbing up through the timber toward the north face.
    • Their road climbed now, winding around a hill crowned with palaces of gleaming marble.
    • Just past the village of Pilar, the road climbs steeply and begins a wide curve.
    • The path climbed modestly to Chunyang Hall, then descended to Shengui whose lovely wooden pavilion stands on a plinth in a three-sided courtyard.
    • By far the most common crime was larceny but the figures for violent crimes by girls also climbed steadily from the late 1990s onwards.
    • Let's name the women who have climbed to power globally and look at whether they were mothers, or single.
    • The road went no higher, but a track climbed through the heather.
    • Butter prices have also experienced sharp increases recently, climbing to $2.36 a pound.
    • The road climbed for more than a mile before becoming flatter and more level.
    • Of course this is a toll that has been steadily climbing.
    • It is the highest rally in the series, the undulating roads climbing to more than 2700 metres on hillsides awash with cacti, pine trees and river crossings.
    • The track climbs through birch trees and crosses a small gorge before dropping down to the shoreline again.
    • The company's shares had climbed steadily in value over the preceding two months to a historic high at the end of the year.
    • The high-tech boom meant that people worked more, output increased, incomes climbed and tax revenues followed suit.
    • As every hour passes, the death toll from the most powerful earthquake in four decades climbs steadily.
    • The broad path climbs steeply and follows a line of green/blue/white marker posts towards the broad south ridge of Beinn an t - Sidhein.
    • This climbs steadily before veering E, traverses back below a steep section and turns right again to cross the E ridge of the hill.


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    subida feminine
    Sport escalada feminine
    it's a steep climb to the top es una subida empinada hasta la cima
    • a difficult climb for beginners una escalada difícil para principiantes
    • After a bit of easy walking passage a small climb up over a muddy choke gains a corner with some fine formations.
    • Instead of continuing their climb up the mountains, they walked through the valley.
    • At Beamsley I turned right and began the steep climb up Howber Hill.
    • The easy walk was a shorter version of Jim's walk, and both walks finished with the climb to Hoad Hill and the Barrow Monument.
    • At 83, he still loves the mountains and the challenge of the climb but expressed concern at how the expeditions now are so commercialised.
    • The route for the trek is in the area of Glenkeen Upper with steep climbs over wild mountain tracks.
    • The sun played hide and seek in the mountains as the climb increased towards Kausani.
    • In mythology, the steep climb up the mountain is the seeking of the masculine spirit in ourselves (for men and women).
    • Until the final climb, nothing we did on the mountain compared with the demands of the Trail.
    • When I felt at least halfway awake, I began the tricky climb up the mountain of hay bales to bring down fresh ones.
    • Day two brings an unbroken hike that includes climbs totalling some 2,500 ft.
    • They are his logbooks chronicling his walks and climbs, some of them twice, to the summit of every Scottish mountain over 3,000 ft.
    • On my second afternoon, I joined a friend who lives in Cape Town to do the climb of Table Mountain.
    • The mountain is one of the hardest climbs of the Tour de France.
    • After a while we began a gentle ascent of the Little Homer Saddle, the only climb in the whole walk.
    • It's a long climb, a brutal ascent by any standard, but that severity is the mountain's saving grace.
    • Although it was by no means the steepest climb of the trek, it was still one of the most strenuous.
    • Is it the demanding climbs or long walks over rough ground that provide the thrill?
    • With this ascent, a climb I had done many a time before, I felt as though I were awakening every muscle in my body!
    • A climb up the mountain of Namsan just three miles out of town will leave you gasping for breath.
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    ascenso masculine
    subida feminine
    • At the top of the grassy climb you will come across this monument.
    • This painting captures the height of the grassy climb, looking down over the white chalk cliffs to the water.
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    ascenso masculine
    to go into a climb iniciar un ascenso
    • The lead aircraft coordinated a climb with the tower controller to hold over the airport at 2,500 feet.
    • It is capable of climb rates up to 10,000 feet per minute and can fly as high as 50,000 feet.
    • I then pulled out the pocket checklist for bird strikes, and my instructor called for a climb to 5,000 feet.
    • After a few seconds - which seemed like hours - the aircraft started a shallow climb.
    • This is particularly obvious in the Eleonora's falcon, which has an extreme climb rate for its size.
    • The main requirements for the design of the Spitfire was that it had to have have eight guns and an excellent rate of climb.
    • Within half an hour the winds calm down, as cu's form over the launch and pilots report getting good climb rates under the cu's.
    • Just for fun I tried to get an idea of what could be the maximum climb rate thermals on earth could provide.
    • He correctly put the aircraft into a climb at the appropriate time, and release was also good.
    • My actual climb rate while flying straight in lift was higher than my average climb rate in thermals.
    • Approach requested a climb to 2,000 feet and vectored me 90 degrees off the final bearing.
    • Continuing to take-off with one engine failed requires pilots to make adjustments to the aircraft and the rate of climb to reflect the loss of power.
    • I think a comfortable climb rate for a paraglider from a ground tows is 500 fpm.
    • Graham cleaned up the aircraft for single-engine climb and took the flight controls.
    • We started a cruise climb to 31,000 feet checking the winds as we went along.
    • As we stabilized our climb through 1,500 feet, I told my RIO the VDI was out.
    • The vario measures altitude, temperature and rate of climb.
    • The take-off is flawless; a steep climb has the aircraft high by strip's end to avoid the possibility of ground-fire.
    • At the end, I swoop up again and bank left, taking the aircraft in a steep climb over the surrounding hills.
    • Also you pull in more than is desirable or necessary for the optimum climb rate when you're on the control bar.