Definition of mountaineering
: the sport or technique of scaling mountains
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Davis was heartened by the spirit of the talks, during which the negotiators, both interested in mountaineering, exchanged a walking stick and a hiking book.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Denali National Park mountaineering ranger Frank Preston was gearing up to rescue a mountain climber sick on North America's tallest mountain when a second call for help arrived.
Many in the mountaineering community said that peace of mind came with unacceptable risk.
But the high-risk expedition has sparked heated debate in the mountaineering community about the morality of risking more lives to retrieve bodies from one of the most unforgiving places on Earth.
Ang Tshering of Nepal Mountaineering Association said several people who have contributed to mountaineering are being honored at the ceremony Monday.
Or there’s harness-wearing Floyd, the fluffy Persian, buffeted by mountain winds, with his fur streaming outward like a mountaineering Muppet.
There, the government is setting up stations to sort, recycle, and break down the garbage left by many mountaineering expeditions.
That involves advanced mountaineering and route-finding ability, good weather, good luck, good legs and good lungs.
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