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alpinist

a mountaineer who climbs in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
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Islamabad -- An elite group of climbers saved a French mountaineer in a daring high-altitude rescue mission on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat, one of the highest mountains in the world, as officials called off the search for a second missing alpinist on Sunday.
Increase from three days to at least five days National Park permission given by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Recourses for alpinists, and make it flexible in period.
You made a courageous first step in restoring Cerro Torre to its rightful place as one of the most demanding and inaccessible summits in the world," the elder Kennedy wrote in an open letter to his son that was published in Alpinist Magazine in 2012.
Tragedy: two of these alpinists perished during the descent.
Georgian rescuers managed to reach Polish alpinists, who had been entrapped on the mountain near famous peak
It began to attract increasing numbers of tourists, among them Romantics beguiled by the sublime landscapes of its mountains and alpinists who wanted to climb them.
Patagonia is the holy grail of die hard alpinists and Torres Del Paine in Chile is the silver chalice that offers this grail in its starkest form.
He was one of the best Swiss alpinists of his time and he was the one who brought basejumping to Switzerland.
BATUM (CyHAN)- Georgian rescuers have found the bodies of two Russian alpinists who were caught in an avalanche while descending from Mkinvartsveri peak yesterday.
I have an Alpinists enthusiasm for first ascents within the photographic process.
The four -- two guides and two clients -- were among eight people killed after an avalanche swept through their camp on the side of the 8,156-metre (26,759-foot) Himalayan mountain early last Sunday, just hours before the alpinists were to make an attempt to reach the peak s summit.
Two different groups of alpinists on two different expeditions were selected to find possible differences in acclimatization and/or endurance adaptations.