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noun as in mountain climbing

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He and Scheisser also ran a mountaineering camp for youth, he was a high-level ski instructor being groomed to take over management of Banff’s glamorous Sunshine Village Ski Resort and he’d completed his mountain-guide certification two years before.

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According to Alpenglow Expeditions, which is based in Tahoe City, California, and leads mountaineering trips in destinations ranging from the Himalayas to Ecuador, clients are starting to plan.

If the science of mountaineering interests you, this one’s a sure bet.

He and his colleagues identified 25 changes affecting mountaineering.

Jean Pierre Fasson, secretary general of Montagna Sicura, a foundation dedicated to making mountaineering in the Alps safer, has added a weeklong module on climate change to his organization’s alpine guide course.

Adventure sports and mountaineering could lure in travelers during the off season, but they are still limited.

In the 19th century, when mountaineering was developing as a sport, the playing field was highly restricted.

Parrado was one of the men who set out without any mountaineering equipment to find help and save the other survivors.

On the phone, Garrett cites a New York-based explorer, Moses Gates, who compares urban exploration with mountaineering.

Unmoved by these political concerns, the families in the Diamir Valley braced for a future without mountaineering.

Is it not a first principle of mountaineering to be as comfortable as possible as long as one can?

A mountaineering enterprise may keep sanity and sound judgment and remain an adventure.

Mountaineering is a sport of which Englishmen should be proud; for they were the first really to pursue it as a pastime.

These are tellingly related in that classic volume, "Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada."

It can be done, truly, but only with the pains and penalties of high mountaineering attached.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mountaineering, such as: hiking, alpinism, backpacking, hill-climbing, and rock climbing.

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