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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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(Norway did not have its own art academy, let alone a national gallery.) Norway had been partially recorded topographically and a few intrepid Danish artists had undertaken minor painting tours, but despite the 18th century's fascination with Alpinism and 'gothick gloomth', Norway's vertiginous peaks and thundering torrents remained undiscovered by the European Romantic movement, and unpainted.
Alpinism remains at the heart of a worldwide business that still makes clothes for climbing--as well as for skiing, snowboarding, surfing, fly fishing, mountain biking and trail running.
A team of Alex Txikon, Ali Sadpara, Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger returned safely to base camp after the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat, successfully completing one of the most sought-after challenges in alpinism. Nanga Parbat was the most recent winter summit.
Tenders are invited for the provision of maintenance services and disassembly / assembly of outdoor units of air conditioners (split-systems) located in the administrative buildings of the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM and the SRO NP "SOYUZATOMSTROY" building, using industrial alpinism.
Following upon the success of Training for the New Alpinism and based on hundreds of thousands of hours of racing, training, and coaching experience, this book provides a rigorous, scientific, and individualized approach to training and coaching for competitive mountain sport endurance athletes and coaches, as well as for beginners.
Edelrid -- a leading manufacturer of mountain sports equipment --adopted strategies to manufacture lightweight climbing harnesses in order to capitalize the rapid growth of the alpinism sector.
The conference, held at the UNESCO headquarters, was attended by more than 500 enthusiasts of alpinism, adventure sports and tourism from many European countries including Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland and United Kingdom, a press release received here Friday said.
According to a press statement issued here on Friday, more than 500 enthusiasts of alpinism, adventure sports and tourism from many European countries, including Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom attended the conference.
More than five hundred enthusiasts and practitioners of alpinism and adventure sports are expected to attend the conference.
"Mount Everest has become a trekking route, not a place for alpinism."
Nestorov is from Lom, he is an employee of Boston Scientific Company and alpinism is his great passion.
In Czech music, this is also true, but with a 20-year delay: the inspiration for the symphonic poem V Tatrdch (In the Tatra Mountains), relating to composer Vitezslav Novak's passion for mountaineering, cannot be included within the topic at hand, as here alpinism, like in Strauss's Alpine Symphony, is still conceived in the sense of the romantic "wandern", not in the spirit of modern sport.