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moun·tain·eer·ing

 (moun′tn-ēr′ĭng)
n.
The climbing of mountains, especially using special equipment and techniques on rock, ice, or snow. Also called mountain climbing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountaineering - the activity of climbing a mountainmountaineering - the activity of climbing a mountain
mount, climb - the act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
Alpinism - mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)
abseil, rappel - (mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
aerodontalgia - pain in the teeth that results from a change in air pressure (as in flying or mountain climbing)
Translations
تَسَلُقُ الْـجِبَالِتَسَلُّق الجِبال
horolezectví
bjergbestigning
vuorikiipeily
planinarenje
hegymászás
fjallganga
登山
등산
horolezectvo
alpinizem
bergsbestigning
การไต่เขา
trò leo núi

mountaineering

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ]
A. Nalpinismo m, andinismo m (LAm)
B. CPDmontañero, alpinista

mountaineering

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ] nalpinisme m
to go mountaineering → faire de l'alpinisme
I go mountaineering → Je fais de l'alpinisme.mountain goat nchèvre f de montagne
as sure-footed as a mountain goat → agile comme un chamois

mountaineering

nBergsteigen nt
attrBergsteiger-; mountaineering expeditionBergpartie f; mountaineering schoolBergsteigerschule f; mountaineering skillbergsteigerisches Können; learn mountaineering skills with …erlernen Sie das Bergsteigen mit …; in mountaineering circlesunter Bergsteigern

mountaineering

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪərɪŋ] nalpinismo
to go mountaineering → fare dell'alpinismo

mountain

(mauntən) noun
a high hill. Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world; (also adjective) a mountain stream.
ˈmountain birch noun
a type of birch tree.
ˈmountain bike noun
a bicycle with wide tyres for riding over rough ground.
ˈmountain plateauplateauˈmountain range noun
a row of mountains.
ˈmountain ridge noun
a long raised surface along the top of a mountain.
ˌmountaiˈneer noun
a person who climbs mountains, especially with skill, or as his occupation.
ˌmountaiˈneering noun
mountain-climbing.
ˈmountainous adjective
full of mountains. The country is very mountainous.
ˈmountain-side noun
the slope of a mountain. The avalanche swept the climbers down the mountain-side.
ˈmountain-top noun
the summit of a mountain.
make a mountain out of a molehill
to exaggerate the importance of a problem. etc.

mountaineering

تَسَلُقُ الْـجِبَالِ horolezectví bjergbestigning Bergsteigen ορειβασία alpinismo vuorikiipeily alpinisme planinarenje alpinismo 登山 등산 bergsport fjellklatring alpinistyka alpinismo альпинизм bergsbestigning การไต่เขา dağcılık trò leo núi 登山

mountaineering

n alpinismo, montañismo
References in classic literature ?
The sensation reminded me of my only experience of mountaineering, and from that I judged the air to be more rarefied than it is now.
So the two assumed complete mountaineering costumes and departed.
ISLAMABAD -- Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) provides the national forum for nature and adventure lovers who are fascinated by the charm and challenge of mountains and are endowed with the spirit of mountaineering and climbing.
Pakistan is blessed with magnificent, lofty and compelling mountains offering great opportunities for mountaineering, trekking and other adventure activities.
ISLAMABAD:Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) provides the national forum for nature and adventure lovers who are fascinated by the charm and challenge of mountains and are endowed with the spirit of mountaineering and climbing.
He is known as the 'Himalayan expert' among the mountaineering community.
An expert of mountaineering and the organiser of Biafo Tours Pakistan, Karim Shah Nizari, told Dawn that reaching the K3 base camp at this time of the year was itself not an easy task.
Dhanoa on Friday flagged off the mountaineering expedition team.
This prompted the provincial government to craft the ordinance banning the conduct of trekking and mountaineering activities, including crater climbing, on the volcano.
The Indian Naval Mountaineering team comprising eleven summiteers (9 on Mt Everest & 2 on Lhotse) have successfully unfurled National flag and Naval Ensign atop highest point on earth i.
Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering Maurice Isserman
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