ski-mountaineering


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ski-mountaineering

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a combination of the sports of skiing and mountaineering, for example by climbing up a mountain then skiing down it
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This Is a witty, engaging book, full of mishaps and triumphs, defined by affection and respect for companions, and Imbued with commitment to ski-mountaineering, of which Harding was an influential trailblazer.
Griffith also designed experimental lightweight double-layered fabric and a flexible boot for ski-mountaineering. And he studied load-carrying, working out how much weight could be carried without exhausting people or slowing them down as well as modifying rucksacks to distribute weight better.
Srinagar, Mar 15 (ANI): After 22 years, the Winter Games Association in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, organised a 20-day ski-mountaineering expedition.
As a result of this Antarctic experience and his skill in ski-mountaineering, Angus was chosen for the British North Greenland Expedition, led by Commander Jim Simpson, RN, in 1952-54.
Prominent Welsh businessman Alun Davies was on a ski-mountaineering expedition in Turkey when tragedy struck at the Palandoken resort in the eastern Erzurum province, 540 miles east of the capital Ankara.
Major Pattison, one of the expedition's leaders, was involved in the first objective of the nine-man ski-mountaineering team, to establish a cache of food rations high up near the start of the trail which the exploring team hope to use across the plateau.
The expedition, whose patron is the Prince of Wales, is self-sufficient, and ski-mountaineering teams will have to haul weeks of food rations on sledges.
First, though, you'll need to learn the basics of snow camping and ski-mountaineering. A prudent way to get started is to take an organized tour led by professional outfitters.
The British Army Antarctic Expedition (BAAE) has returned to the UK after a 32,000-kilometre round-trip to Antarctica, where ski-mountaineering teams conquered two previously unclimbed peaks and gathered scientific data for several research institutions.
with life and freedom tingling from your toes...[and] you will fly over that white world...." Seven years later Harold Bradley completed a trans-Sierra expedition that ushered in a brilliant era of ski-mountaineering for the Sierra Club.
It has to be the the central Spanish Pyrenees, where there is great climbing, wonderful ski-mountaineering, and locals who still consider sitting in the sun and chatting a worthwhile way to pass the time.