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a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs

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Alpinist (13-8) finished the foursome when taking the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden to give Manning a treble.
I feel like some overweight Alpinist carried on the shoulders of others to the summit of a great mountain" - Boris Johnson reflects on his victory in the London mayoral election.
281) For example, if a lost alpinist forces entry (a criminal act) into a cabin in order to save his own life it is difficult to see the alpinist as completely blameless, but the state does not punish "because the circumstances did not leave him with any other realistic choice than to commit the offense.
He was a skilled alpinist, climbing the El Capitan big wall, summiting six of the seven Grand Tetons solo, and climbing Mont Blanc, among many others.
The British alpinist Douglas Freshfield led an expedition to the Caucasus in 1870 and seems to have been the first person to climb Kazbek, elevation 16,512 feet.
Police told the Austria Press Agency that they located the partial skeleton after an alpinist gave them human bones and a hiking boot that he found near a glacier.
Six months later, a Soviet alpinist (who happened to be the father of one of our guides) climbed the mountain and tore down the flag as the Germans retreated.
Smiraglia is currently analyzing the data gathered during the expedition, Geologist and alpinist Pinuccio D'Aquila has been with the crew on Baltoro to perform direct analysis and to collect data on the glaciers' extensions.
At Friday's ceremony, the Italian army's Julia Alpinist brigade handed over command in Herat to the 'Lightning' paratroopers.
The key to this Alpine Style is the intent with which the Alpinist approaches his proposed route, the intention to climb it in one single push without previous knowledge or camps placed prior to the final venture.
Franco Cookson, a long-term climbing friend who appears to have been part of Ian's climbing party, said on a climbing site blog: "Ian was an experienced climber and was emerging as a talented Alpinist.
Ryan Gander presents himself as a fervent proponent of this open-ended aesthetic: In a catalogue text accompanying his 2005 installation The Alpinist, Gander explained that the visitors were "given" a year (in the future), a character (an Alpinist), five hundred "completely alien" objects (seemingly made from concrete), and, lastly, moonlight.
Uchida - paralysed from the neck down by a spinal cord injury in a 1983 traffic accident - will make the final ascent to the 13,741ft peak with the help of alpinist Ken Noguchi, 33, who will carry Uchida on his back with the aid of a robot known as HAL.
evoked the situation of a lost alpinist who, on the point of freezing to death, breaks into a remote mountain cabin.