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 mountaineers and hikers took part in exploration of a number of challenging and partially unexplored itineraries in the hilly, fascinating region of Swat Kohistan during this survey.
The event is organised on August 27 every year by the BSF at Panamik to pay homage and gratitude to BSF Jawans and to the locals of the area, who had provided all support to BSF rescue teams which had gone to locate the missing mountaineers.
Army Aviation helicopters also airlifted dead body of mountaineer Fida Hussain from Miyacher Glacier in Nagar.
The mountaineers were composed of five males and two females, all graduating college students of a university in Balanga City.
While addressing a press conference here at Pakistan Sports Complex, mountaineers Sadpara and Mirza Ali shared their experiences and hardships that occurred during their summits.
Prince's Queen of the Mountaineers is an illuminating account that reveals Workman as an unstoppable climber who defied social conventions and those who claimed that a woman's place was at home and not in the hills.
It is feared that the two mountaineers have been hit by the avalanche.
Earlier, on Jan 27, the Army had started a rescue operation for the two foreign mountaineers who went missing at Nanga Parbat mountain.
Earlier, on January 27, Pakistan Army had started a rescue operation for the two foreign mountaineers who went missing at Nanga Parbat Mountain.
As increasing numbers of mountaineers are exceeding the accommodation capacity of Tianchi Lodge, the Forestry Bureau's Nantou Forest District Office has cleaned out the open space in front of the mountain lodge, where mountaineers used to camp out, and turned the space into a campsite with 19 small berths, three large births, and campsite facilities, the Forestry Bureau said.
The injured mountaineers were identified as Bruce Normand and Timothy Miller are en route Gilgit via an army helicopter, assistant commissioner Hunza said.
Abdul Karim, a tour operator, had told media on Saturday that the three mountaineers Huber, Normand and Miller were sleeping in their tents when an avalanche hit them.