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alpinist

a mountaineer who climbs in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
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Trail running has common boundaries with sports orientation, alpinism, skirunning and in the largest amount with athletics.
MY MOUNTAIN LIFE BY SIMON YATES Date: Sunday 10 September Time: 8pm Venue: Lyric Theatre, Belfast Come along and witness Simon's tireless journey from that mountain in Peru to some of the remotest on the planet and share with him the drama, excitement and beauty of modern, lightweight alpinism. Told with wit, dry humour and lavishly illustrated with images and video collected on his great climbs.
This combines mountain running and alpinism in a test of speed, endurance and skill on an uncompromising, worldacclaimed course with long sections of scrambling terrain and high ridge traverses.
He follows personalities, most of whom are unknown outside their country, who at one point in time or another, for whatever reason--from family ties to Russia to mere contrarianism to interest in alpinism and sport--felt attraction to the eastern colossus and, in spite of the general mood in the country, accepted the invitation from the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (VOKS) to visit the Soviet Union and report back on its supposed achievements, either through public lectures or occasional publications.
Firstly, Reichwein demonstrates how the organization was anglo-centric, promoting "a distinct combination of alpinism and Anglo-Canadian nationalism" (p.
The Kendal Mountain Festival provides a host of lectures, literary awards, photography and over 60 film screenings culminating in a special 150th anniversary presentation of the 'Golden Age of Alpinism.'.
These B2-rated boots are perfect for summer alpinism. They're sturdy and provide ample ankle support, and can accommodate C2-rated crampons.
Both frameworks are based around pursuit activities (such as rock climbing, abseiling, tramping, caving, white water kayaking, and alpinism), and discourse produced by both organisations is strongly focused on risk and safety.
This set with its summits and villages around, Paykohi village with wonderful perspective, rare species of plants, springs, seasonal rivers and geysers has very unique abilities for traveling as a tourist, promenade in the nature, sojourn, bivouac, picnic, alpinism and etc.
The Olympic Museum records the achievement as 'Merit for Alpinism'.