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noun as in mountain climber

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noun as in mountaineer

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noun as in rock climber

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One of those profiled is Californian Giselle Field, 28, who was a mainstay of Arizona’s rock-climbing community as well as a skilled alpinist who marked first ascents in Peru, Alaska, and California.

This new way could be a game changer for alpinists on the world’s highest peak.

Plenty of top alpinists and climbers have dialed back—or at least done some serious soul searching about—their most extreme behavior when they become parents.

The 24,787-foot peak is nestled in Nepal’s Himalaya, and its 7,500-foot southeast ridge has drawn and foiled the world’s leading alpinists for decades.

The Lifetime Achievement Award was first given to Walter Bonatti in 2009, to acknowledge the impact his career had on the following generations of young alpinists.

One of the horticulturists to whom I have referred was something of an Alpinist and was married to a Swiss lady.

But the good Alpinist had a habit of talking as he ate; it was necessary for his health.

Never within the memory of guides was there seen such an Alpinist.

The Alpinist was dumfounded, silent—in him the acme of stupefaction.

A bear is an expert Alpinist; he requires no ice axe and no lantern.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alpinist, such as: climber, mountaineer, rock climber, and rock-jock.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.