Definition of ridgeline
: a line marking or following a ridgetop
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The stretch of Appalachian Trail through the Blue Ridge Mountains here is prized by hikers from around the world for its open ridgelines, spectacular geologic formations and challenging slopes.
Guides prefer that climbers stick to ridgelines, routes far less susceptible to avalanches.
After climbing a brisk 1500 feet in two miles, hikers emerge from evergreen forest to a ridgeline and a series of rolling knolls.
Here, more than 300 guerillas have gathered in makeshift tents, or caletas, strung across a muddy hillside as more permanent cement homes are being built along the ridgeline.
According to a local story, the Northumberland Fusiliers thought a barn on the ridgeline here looked like their cottages on the River Tyne, back home in Britain.
Opponents of the Tule Wind Project in San Diego’s East County are taking another shot at trying to stop one portion of the wind farm that will erect turbines along the ridgeline in the McCain Valley.
Most of the clock is deep inside the mountain, below the ridgeline.
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