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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.
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alpinist

(ˈælpɪnɪst)
n
(Mountaineering) a mountaineer who climbs in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
ˈalpinism n
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al•pin•ist

(ˈæl pə nɪst)

n. (often cap.)
a mountain climber, esp. in the Alps.
[1880–85; < French alpiniste]
al′pin•ism, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alpinist - a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbsalpinist - a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs
mountain climber, mountaineer - someone who climbs mountains
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Translations
alpinist

alpinist

[ˈælpɪnɪst] Nalpinista mf
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alpinist

nAlpinist(in) m(f)
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alpinist

[ˈælpɪnɪst] nalpinista m/f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Sergey Korolkov, a pilot who drove the helicopter during the recent resue operation of Kazakh alpinists missing in the Tian Shan mountains, said these search operations were more difficult, the Channel One Eurasia reports.
AKIPRESS.COM - Sergey Korolkov, a pilot who drove the helicopter during the recent resue operation of Kazakh alpinists missing in the Tian Shan mountains, said these search operations were more difficult, the Channel One Eurasia reports.
Azzam also highlighted the increasing ease with which hopeful alpinists can plant their feet on Everest, with ever-decreasing need for specialist expertise.
David Leonard wrote online: "Martin has influenced an entire generation (or more) of British alpinists, and I certainly owe him a huge debt of gratitude for his teaching and leadership as I started out." And Nicholas Chee wrote: "Martin has influenced climbing far beyond the UK.
It is a Mecca for Alpinists, mountain enthusiasts and nature-lovers, locals and visitors alike.
Three renowned professional alpinists are missing and presumed dead after an avalanche in Canada's Rocky Mountains, Parks Canada said on Thursday.
The closest anybody has got to the top of Latok 1 via the north ridge was a group of American alpinists in 1978 who climbed to around 7,000m.
In the following 40 years, the fearsome and seemingly never-ending arduous 2,400 metres crest line has been unsuccessfully attempted repeatedly by many of the world's leading alpinists.
In 1994 climbers and rescue teams searched for her, but with no result, and years later Italian alpinists found her body.
The rescue mission was launched after the missing alpinists were located Friday when fellow mountaineers using binoculars spotted Revol attempting to climb down while Mackiewicz appeared to be crawling due to frostbite.