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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 ?
So the two assumed complete mountaineering costumes and departed.
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.
Thus, after long hours of what would be reckoned very fair mountaineering in civilized countries, they would pant over a saddle-back, sidle past a few landslips, and drop through forest at an angle of forty- five onto the road again.
He looked much the same as when they first saw him, except that he had changed his picturesque mountaineering knickers for a conventional pair of trousers.
Her own inclination (after a month with the Paris dressmakers) was for mountaineering in July and swimming in August.
They also fixed ropes along the mountaineering route Abruzi Spur that was used by the Italian expedition 60 years back, and said to be the most difficult one.
A member of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), she joined Manipur Mountaineering and Trekking Association to fulfill her dream of scaling Mt.
WALES'' oldest mountaineering club will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a series events today.
A Chinese team of mountaineers after successful completion of Pak-China Friendship Mountaineering Expedition to Spantik Peak called on Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo in Islamabad.
Summary: The mountaineering world has led tributes to one of the climbers killed alongside two other Britons in a devastating avalanche.
KAYSERI, Jul 28, 2011 (TUR) -- The head of Turkish Mountaineering Federation said on Thursday that Armenian mountaineers could only climb Mount Agri.
Summary: RIYADH: President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) Prince Sultan bin Salman has endorsed the setting up of an advisory team to promote mountaineering in the Kingdom.