Definition for mountaineering (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for mountaineering
Adventure sports and mountaineering could lure in travelers during the off season, but they are still limited.
In the 19th century, when mountaineering was developing as a sport, the playing field was highly restricted.
Parrado was one of the men who set out without any mountaineering equipment to find help and save the other survivors.
On the phone, Garrett cites a New York-based explorer, Moses Gates, who compares urban exploration with mountaineering.Urban Explorers Face Sewage, Rats, Vertigo, Claustrophobia and Cops|Josh Dzieza|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"I'm afraid I haven't done any mountaineering, but I had the long-distance snowshoe craze rather bad back in Montreal," he said.A Damaged Reputation|Harold Bindloss
To roam over glaciers and scramble up peaks free and untrammelled is mountaineering in the Alps.The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley)|Hudson Stuck
Just then Jean's horse, weary and unused to mountaineering, stumbled.Two Penniless Princesses|Charlotte M. Yonge
Let us take the situation of a citizen who is not a mountaineering enthusiast.The Crow's Nest|Clarence Day, Jr.
Mountaineering is a sport of which Englishmen should be proud; for they were the first really to pursue it as a pastime.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury