In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Blyth and Bob are extremely experienced mountaineers and mountain guides, and Blyth also runs the avalanche forecasting service in Scotland.
- Like all people who live in the mountains, they think mountaineers are mad.
- For more advanced mountaineers, there is the challenge of ice climbing.
- Veteran British mountaineer Chris Bonington, who climbed Everest in 1985, has now joined those demanding a change in the mountaineering culture.
- He took pride in pulling his weight despite being far younger than seasoned mountaineers like the 33-year-old Hillary.
- The British Mountaineering Council protects and promotes the interests of climbers and mountaineers.
- Based on a true story, it recalls how two ambitious mountaineers set out to conquer a previously unclimbed peak in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
- According to Sir Chris Bonington, the veteran mountaineer and author, it would be a ‘huge achievement’.
- ‘When I think about it, my hands sweat,’ rock climber and mountaineer Conrad Anker says of the route.
- I was a rock climber and mountaineer, although I now confine myself to fell walking.
- He is a mountaineer, ice climber, expedition skier, guide, father of three, and intellectual authority on the singular history and geography of his beloved Iceland.
- It is an international fraternity of mountaineers.
- For the legendary mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary, scaling mountain peaks no longer remains the sport it once was.
- Sherpas first became prominent to Westerners as British mountaineers set their sights on conquering Himalayan peaks.
- But mountaineering involves risk, and occasionally a mountaineer must be rescued.
- Once the ski season is over, Andorra's mountains are still frequented by hikers, mountaineers, and rock climbers.
- Calling a president a political failure is like calling Hillary and Norgay failed mountaineers: it is impossible to follow the logic, but readers presumably recognise the rhetoric.
- Collen is an accomplished mountaineer, rock climber, alpine skier, and has several years experience guiding in the mountains of Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia.
- Reasoning that he and Jean Carrel ought to join forces instead of competing, Whymper tried to persuade the Italian mountaineer to work for him as a guide.
- To climb Everest, mountaineers must work within a very tight and strictly enforced time frame.
- Each year they receive dozens of calls reporting lost walkers, stranded climbers or injured mountaineers.
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