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a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs

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Mention was made earlier of European alpinists in Georgia.
The reported extreme elevation of these peaks later drew the attention of a number of Rocky Mountain explorers and alpinists who searched for the elusive peaks.
Salt Lake City - CLARUS CORPORATION signed definitive merger agreements to acquire, in two separate transactions, BLACK DIAMOND EQUIPMENT, a designer and manufacturer of equipment for rock climbers, ice climbers, alpinists, and freeride skiers, and GREGORY MOUNTAIN PRODUCTS, INC a premier designer and manufacturer of technical backpacking and related mountaineering products and accessories.
GIFU, Japan - One body was recovered by helicopter Monday from a mountain in Gifu Prefecture where three climbers went missing, while seven alpinists were rescued from another mountain in the prefecture, police said.
One could take several days to cross Djendema--but it is said that no one, not even professional alpinists, were able to scale the hellish gorge--Bear Grylls, come and try it if you dare.
I believe there is no general answer to this question, nor to the larger one of why contemporary authors are so intent on challenging our intuitive ideas of time, beside the reason often given by alpinists for wanting to climb a certain mountain: because the mountain (or in the case of narrative art, the possibility) is there.
23) None of the Victorian lead-user Alpinists saw their innovations as a platform for their own businesses, even though in some cases their innovations became the dominant design for decades.
Alpinists note that with Rossini being a former Quicksilver enterprise, these moves will fill the industry with wonder.
Alpinists regularly grow intractable species in a 50/50 mix of grit and leafmould.
Only friends and fellow alpinists noticed that, with her father, brother, and Anderegg, she had made the first ascent of the Balmhorn (1864), and had been the first woman to reach the summits of the Wetterhorn (1866), Lyskamm (1868), and Piz Bernina (1869).
In summer, the ski-lifts are open to alpinists, enabling walkers and mountain bikers to get high into the mountains - and down again - without having to climb or abseil.
He also paid tribute to his colleagues at the magazine, saying he had been propelled by their talents 'as a fat German tourist may be transported by superior alpinists to the summit of Everest'.
With five holes on a very steep part of the mountain the club society was named The Alpinists before a new course layout was established.
Difficult to climb, it is where many Mexican alpinists have trained before heading off to conquer Everest.
Meanwhile, staying warm required wearing layer upon layer of heavy, wool clothing, something referred to by old-timer alpinists as the onion style.