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mountain climbing

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  1. mountaineering.
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Origin of mountain climbing

First recorded in 1870–75
Related formsmountain climber, noun
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  • But this mountain-climbing did not interrupt blue-jersey's talk.

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Tony studied her mountain-climbing costume with an air of concern.


    Jean Webster

  • Here's a good stout pair, serviceable for walking or for mountain-climbing.


    Maurus Jokai

  • But, young as were these hunters from Alaska, they were not inexperienced in mountain-climbing.

  • Swiss guides for mountain-climbing and glacier trips may be obtained for $5.00 a day.

    Your National Parks

    Enos A. Mills