Synonyms of 'shin up'
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If you climb something such as a tree, mountain, or ladder, or climb up it, you move towards the top of it. If you climb down it, you move towards the bottom of it.
Climbing the first hill took half an hour.
Thesaurus for shin up from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you shin up a tree or a pole , you climb it quickly and easily, using your hands and legs to grip it.