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Meaning of mountaineering in English

mountaineering noun [ U ] uk

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/ ˌmaʊn.tɪˈnɪə.rɪŋ /
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/ ˌmaʊn.t ə nˈɪr.ɪŋ /
the sport or activity of climbing mountains SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases Mountaineering & rock climbing abseil abseiling ascender base camp belay climbing climbing wall coasteering crampon foothold free soloist ice axe ice pick karabiner mountain climber rappelling rock climbing sherpa soloing sport climbing See more results » (Definition of mountaineering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press) Examples from literature He got a job in a mountaineering store, and he continued to ski and climb, conquering over 30 of Colorado’s 54 “fourteeners” alone and in winter.  

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mountaineering As in other epic tales of mountaineering , the mountain becomes a parable for war + war as the crucible of virility. From the Cambridge English Corpus What of mountaineering , horse riding, football and rugby, where in each case the figures for deaths are higher? From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 That is what we are talking about; we are not talking about motor racing, mountaineering or any other sport. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 The many other sports that were mentioned today— mountaineering , rugby, motor sport, horse racing and various aviational activities—all contain a considerable degree of personal risk. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 I am told that several climbing and mountaineering clubs provide communication equipment by contribution from their members. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 Any court will interpret them as applying not only to building sites, but to hill climbing and mountaineering . From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 There is a series of excellent publications, including a very good one on outdoor activities such as, camping, pony trekking, fishing, mountaineering , walking. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 I have never been an advocate of mountaineering in search of food. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 It is a perspective rather different from those who engage in mountaineering or who walk across high, rough ground. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 One is a mountaineering metaphor, another is a medical one and the third is a nautical one. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 That is the toll of the motorbike, of pot-holing, of mountaineering and other causes of violent death. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 These men need outdoor excitement such as mountaineering , sailing and tough exercises. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 For the past 30 or 35 years, my chief pastime has been mountain walking and easy mountaineering . From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 That is less than in several other sports; for example, riding, mountaineering and motor sports. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 I accept that people do not take up motor sports, mountaineering and other such dangerous sports to inflict injury. From the Hansard archive Example from the Hansard archive. Contains Parliamentary information licensed under the Open Parliament Licence v3.0 These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors.

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in Chinese (Traditional) 爬山,登山, 登山運動… See more in Chinese (Simplified) 爬山,登山, 登山运动… See more in Spanish montañismo, alpinismo… See more in Portuguese montanhismo, alpinismo… See more in more languages in Japanese in French in Turkish in Catalan in Dutch in Arabic in Czech in Danish in Indonesian in Thai in Vietnamese in Polish in Malay in German in Norwegian in Korean in Ukrainian in Italian 登山… See more alpinisme… See more dağcılık… See more muntanyisme… See more bergsport… See more تَسلّق الجِبال… See more horolezectví… See more bjergbestigning… See more pendakian gunung… See more การปีนเขา… See more sự leo núi… See more wspinaczka… See more pendakian gunung… See more das Bergsteigen… See more det å gå i fjellet, fjellklatring… See more 등산… See more альпінізм… See more alpinismo… See more Need a translator?

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