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alpinist

a mountaineer who climbs in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
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Here we must add a note to Davis's account: It was, ironically, the Germans who initially pioneered the "heroic" strategies that decades later came to be known as extreme alpinism.
On the shore of the bigger lake is a mountain home with accommodation capacity of 50-100 beds and stunning terrains for trekking, alpinism and sports.
Set against a backdrop of the Himalaya, Patagonia and Alaska, Andy explores some of the severest challenges modern alpinism can pose in his humorous style.
Whymper's climb echoed around the world, launched a craze for Alpinism among his fellow countrymen and inspired the canny Seller family to expand their modest mountain inn into several luxury hotels which still operate with success today.
In line ahead of dance sport are alpinism, better-known as mountain-climbing; korfball, a weird variation of basketball from Holland; and orienteering, in which participants get dropped in the woods and use compasses to get out.
Black Diamond Equipment's mission is to create products that match the idealism, style, and action of the life-defining activities of climbing, skiing, and alpinism.
Although as a corporate policy KLM would not normally sponsor activities like Alpinism, this climb is about endurance and the personal challenge that each climber will face to promote a very important cause.
He is a well-known personality in the climbing world; a world leader in both rock and ice-climbing - achieving a podium position in the ice climbing world cup three times - and a true pioneer of deep water soloing (free-climbing a cliff above water), More recently he has also become known for his para alpinism, a sport in which the participant scales mountains armed with a jumping rig and, upon reaching the peak, throws himself off, into freefall.
In addition to the features "Chamonix: The Cradle of Alpinism," "Altai: Siberia's Hidden Peaks," and "Balancing the Bitterroots," the DVD will also include pertinent Company and subsidiary information for shareholders, product and branding information, and a shareholder address by Summus Works President Dan Burgess.
Salomon was born in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps and the birthplace of modern alpinism.
Alpinist Magazine is an archival-quality, quarterly publication dedicated to world alpinism and adventure climbing.
Alpine Ascents has acquired the concession from Fantasy Ridge Alpinism, operated by Michael Covington.