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mountain climbing

noun
Origin of mountain climbing
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
Related forms
mountain climber, noun
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  • To mountain climbing she had been accustomed since a baby, and was well and hardy.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • There were sports like swimming, mountain climbing, and skiing.

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
  • mountain climbing is mighty onsartin in one of these machines.

    The Motor Boys Overland

    Clarence Young
  • Sebastian was greatly relieved at not having to do any mountain climbing.

    Heidi Johanna Spyri
  • They had come, expecting fishing, swimming and mountain climbing.

    The Silent Alarm Roy J. Snell
  • As it is, I suppose you know as much about a gun as a pike does of mountain climbing.

    The Count of Nideck Ralph Browning Fiske
  • It was the worst I have ever done in all my mountain climbing.

    The Wood Fire in No. 3 F. Hopkinson Smith
  • You ought to know, Lucia, with all your experience in mountain climbing.

    Betty Lee, Sophomore

    David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • Glen, how would you like to try a bit of mountain climbing with me to-morrow?

    Campmates Kirk Munroe
  • Just two warnings: one as to hunting; the other, as to mountain climbing.

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