Synonyms for mountaineering

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Just then Jean's horse, weary and unused to mountaineering, stumbled.

I was in Switzerland two years ago, and am quite accustomed to mountaineering.

Professor McClure's barometer had a notable history in mountaineering.

In mountaineering, all the party share the pleasures and the dangers.

None of these gentlemen had any experience of mountaineering.

We dwelt for some time upon the difficulties and dangers of mountaineering.

It is always a hard climb for those unaccustomed to mountaineering.

But Father says that mountaineering is not suited to our ages.

The author felt that he had lost his taste for mountaineering.

In about a quarter of an hour the game of mountaineering was in full swing.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "dweller in mountains," from mountain + -eer. Verb meaning "to be a mountain-climber" is from 1803.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MOUNTAINEERING

mountain climbing

nounthe climbing of mountains
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