For, let me tell you something: you are not really born to be a mountain-climber, little Maia.
The motive of the mountain-climber is one that lends itself easily to ridicule.
He dropped his pack and unfastened a pair of mountain-climber's ice crampons and lashed them to his ski boots.
I am a wanderer and mountain-climber, said he to his heart, I love not the plains, and it seemeth I cannot long sit still.
I have offered in my book proofs of the climb—the same proofs any mountain-climber offers.