escalade

Definitions of escalade
  1. noun
    an act of scaling by the use of ladders (especially the walls of a fortification)
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    type of:
    scaling
    ascent by or as if by a ladder
  2. verb
    climb up and over
    “They had to escalade canyons to reach their destination”
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    type of:
    climb, climb up, go up, mount
    go upward with gradual or continuous progress
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