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alpinist

a mountaineer who climbs in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
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The emergency situations committee of the Interior Ministry of Kazakhstan this year managed to rescue several alpinists from Russia.
A strong emotion carries the sacrifice of his friend - alpinist Lyudmil Yankov, who joins the rescue mission to seek Hristo.
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.
Last month, just before few days everyone celebrated New Year, three Azerbaijan alpinists -- members of Gilavar Air and Extreme Sports Club Farida Jabrayilzade, Babur Huseynov and Namin Bunyatzade disappeared in the Caucasus under the Tufan Mountain moving from Khinalig village of Azerbaijan's Guba region.
The International Mountain Summit (IMS) is an independent and international festival of mountaineers, alpinists, climbers and other mountain enthusiasts and photographers established in 2009 by Markus Gaiser and Alex Ploner.
Kennedy, hailed as one of the world's greatest alpinists, was partially buried and managed to dig himself out but his girlfriend Perkins, an avid climber and ski mountaineer, was buried 3 feet under the avalanche measuring 150 feet by 300 feet, the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office said.
Another group of alpinists which was walking behind the six saw the accident happen at an altitude of about 3,000 metres, according to the rescue chief.
Dempster, 33, and Adamson, 34, both of Utah, are two of the most accomplished alpinists of their generation.
For example, I heard that Saipem trained Indian and Pakistani employees of Dubai-based Dodsal on safety issues for the Shah Deniz field, including courses by Italian alpinists reflecting both cross-cultural and cross-industry collaboration.
The title page of The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains reads, "Patagonia publishes titles that inspire and restore a connection to the natural world." A Patagonia ambassador, author Barry Blanchard is one of the world's most respected alpinists -- alpinism, Blanchard explains, is "a balls-out style of mountaineering where the climber carries all his gear on his back and bivouacs as necessary along the route." Blanchard shares extraordinary experiences in this well-written memoir.
He hopes to renew Irish interest in alpinism by telling the story of Irish alpinists from the mid-nineteenth century to 1921.
Names of the four Polish alpinists who were the first to climb Karakorum Broad Peak (8051 m) on the border between China and Pakistan in winter: Maciej Berbeka, Adam Bielecki, Tomasz Kowalski and Artur Malek.