Definition of mountaineering in English:

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Pronunciation: /maʊntəˈnɪərɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The sport or activity of climbing mountains: the village of Glencoe is surrounded by fantastic mountains—ideal for skiing and mountaineering in the winter [as modifier]: a mountaineering expedition
More example sentences
  • Most mountaineering trainers say that rock climbing is all in the head.
  • Equipment failure in rock climbing and mountaineering is extraordinarily rare.
  • She will also try her hand at ice climbing, mountaineering and trekking.

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