Definition of Mountaineering

1. Noun. The activity of climbing a mountain.

Exact synonyms: Mountain Climbing
Generic synonyms: Climb, Mount
Specialized synonyms: Alpinism
Examples of category: Abseil, Rappel, Aerodontalgia
Derivative terms: Mountaineer



Definition of Mountaineering

1. Noun. the sport of climbing mountains ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mountaineering

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mountaineering

1. A sport involving mountain climbing techniques. (12 Dec 1998)

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mountaineering (current term)
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Literary usage of Mountaineering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"British mountaineering Council, c/o Alpine Club, 74 South Audley Street. Wi Hon. S«-. ... SOME BRITISH mountaineering CLUBS (with name of Secretary). ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1901)
"He may possibly feel difficulty in deciding whether to class ' mountaineering' as a special form of travel or of gymnastics; as a branch of research or of ..."

3. Mountain Craft by Geoffrey Winthrop Young (1920)
"CHAPTER IX mountaineering ON SKI BY ARNOLD LUNN WINTER mountaineering may be said to date from Mr. Moore's crossing of the ..."

4. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1872)
"KING'S mountaineering IN THE SIERRA NEVADA.!—Mr. King carries into his style the vigorous and animated spirit which has made him so adventurous and ..."

5. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1872)
"KING'S mountaineering IN THE SIERRA NEVADA.!—Mr. King carries into his style the vigorous and animated spirit which has made him so adventurous and ..."

6. List of Subject Headings for Use in Dictionary Catalogs by American Library Association, Mary Josephine Briggs (1914)
"Mountain whites see Mountaineers of the South mountaineering See also Alpine clubs Refer from Cumberland Mountains; Kentucky; Mountain whites (s); ..."

7. The Rockies of Canada by Walter Dwight Wilcox (1900)
"There are hundreds of unclimbed mountains within a few miles of the railroad, and it may safely be said that mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies is now ..."

8. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"British mountaineering Council, c/o Alpine Club, 74 South Audley Street. Wi Hon. S«-. ... SOME BRITISH mountaineering CLUBS (with name of Secretary). ..."

9. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1901)
"He may possibly feel difficulty in deciding whether to class ' mountaineering' as a special form of travel or of gymnastics; as a branch of research or of ..."

10. Mountain Craft by Geoffrey Winthrop Young (1920)
"CHAPTER IX mountaineering ON SKI BY ARNOLD LUNN WINTER mountaineering may be said to date from Mr. Moore's crossing of the ..."

11. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1872)
"KING'S mountaineering IN THE SIERRA NEVADA.!—Mr. King carries into his style the vigorous and animated spirit which has made him so adventurous and ..."

12. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1872)
"KING'S mountaineering IN THE SIERRA NEVADA.!—Mr. King carries into his style the vigorous and animated spirit which has made him so adventurous and ..."

13. List of Subject Headings for Use in Dictionary Catalogs by American Library Association, Mary Josephine Briggs (1914)
"Mountain whites see Mountaineers of the South mountaineering See also Alpine clubs Refer from Cumberland Mountains; Kentucky; Mountain whites (s); ..."

14. The Rockies of Canada by Walter Dwight Wilcox (1900)
"There are hundreds of unclimbed mountains within a few miles of the railroad, and it may safely be said that mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies is now ..."

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