alpinism


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al·pin·ism

also Al·pin·ism  (ăl′pə-nĭz′əm)
n.
Mountain climbing, especially in the Alps.

al′pin·ist n.

alpinism

the climbing of the Alps or any equally high mountain ranges. — alpinist, n.
See also: Mountains
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alpinism - mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)Alpinism - mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)
mountain climbing, mountaineering - the activity of climbing a mountain
Translations

alpinism

nAlpinistik f, → Alpinismus m

alpinism

[ˈælpɪnɪzm] nalpinismo
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MY MOUNTAIN LIFE BY SIMON YATES Date: Sunday 10 September Time: 8pm Venue: Lyric Theatre, Belfast Come along and witness Simon's tireless journey from that mountain in Peru to some of the remotest on the planet and share with him the drama, excitement and beauty of modern, lightweight alpinism.
Electronic auction: rendering of services for the washing by the method of industrial alpinism of external, internal facades, glazing, beams of atrium and domes, cleaning of copper elements
This combines mountain running and alpinism in a test of speed, endurance and skill on an uncompromising, worldacclaimed course with long sections of scrambling terrain and high ridge traverses.
He follows personalities, most of whom are unknown outside their country, who at one point in time or another, for whatever reason--from family ties to Russia to mere contrarianism to interest in alpinism and sport--felt attraction to the eastern colossus and, in spite of the general mood in the country, accepted the invitation from the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (VOKS) to visit the Soviet Union and report back on its supposed achievements, either through public lectures or occasional publications.
Firstly, Reichwein demonstrates how the organization was anglo-centric, promoting "a distinct combination of alpinism and Anglo-Canadian nationalism" (p.
The Kendal Mountain Festival provides a host of lectures, literary awards, photography and over 60 film screenings culminating in a special 150th anniversary presentation of the 'Golden Age of Alpinism.
These B2-rated boots are perfect for summer alpinism.
A Patagonia ambassador, author Barry Blanchard is one of the world's most respected alpinists -- alpinism, Blanchard explains, is "a balls-out style of mountaineering where the climber carries all his gear on his back and bivouacs as necessary along the route.
Poland also offers a large number of golf courses and bike and trekking trails in all kinds of terrain with good conditions for Alpinism due to the diverse types of mountains," according to the statement.
This set with its summits and villages around, Paykohi village with wonderful perspective, rare species of plants, springs, seasonal rivers and geysers has very unique abilities for traveling as a tourist, promenade in the nature, sojourn, bivouac, picnic, alpinism and etc.
In his speech at the closing ceremony in Chamonix, De Coubertin explained why the medal had been awarded to the expedition: "For the first time a gold medal is awarded for alpinism, and it is awarded to the glorious expedition to the Mount Everest.