Mountaineers


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Mountaineers

 

(1)The common name for people and ethnic groups living in the mountain regions of any country.

(2)In Russian scientific and artistic literature, the name for inhabitants of the mountains of the Caucasus. During the first years of Soviet power, the word mountaineers (Russian, gortsy) was used to denote “the people of the North Caucasus,” from which came the name Gorskaia ASSR.

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The Tanay Mountaineers also encouraged the production of souvenir items featuring the animal to raise awareness on the need to protect it.
Fellow mountaineers expressed concerns over Urubko's attempt to summit K2 alone, in what is largely considered one of the world's most difficult climbs.
ISLAMABAD -- An elite group of climbers saved a French mountaineer in a daring night-time rescue on Nanga Parbat with the support of Pakistan Army but called off the search for a second missing Polish climber.
With more than 1 porters, the Polish mountaineers began their journey towards the K2 base camp on Jan 1.
A team of IAF mountaineers has successfully scaled highest peaks of six continents and is now embarking on the culminating expedition to Mt Vinson in Antarctica to complete 'Mission Seven Summits'.
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Lt Shashank Tewari, the first to summit, said that the words of the legendary Indian mountaineer Capt MS Kohli, One more step, kept echoing in his mind and urging him to reach the top.
Focusing on biographical accounts, Davidson highlights the ways in which mountaineers construct and maintain relatively durable senses of self connected to community and the mountains, progressing through degrees of ability, skill, and difficulty, and which celebrate and rely on senses of self-reliance in adverse conditions.
Born in 1955 Nazir Ahmad Sabir from Hunza, is one of the most distinguished mountaineers in Pakistan.
Angie Blanco, head of the Pampanga Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said the mountaineers who are said to be members of the Climbers Philippines in Manila are all safe except for the two who sustained slight injuries.
Some mountaineers began climbing Bozday- on Saturday morning after receiving basic training at the festival.
With successful climb of Mt Vinson, the twins have entered the "hall of fame" for mountaineers -- "The Seven Summits Club".