alpinist alpinist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs

Usage(s):

  1. Over the past two months, socialite-alpinist Sandy Hill Pittman has been describing her ascent with Fischer's group on the Internet and throwing in remarks about books and recipes.
  2. Injured and alone, Spanish alpinist Oscar Prez has been stuck on Pakistan's Latok II, one of the world's most challenging peaks, for over a week.
  3. Annie Smith Peck, 84, teacher, author, lecturer, alpinist; after brief illness; in Manhattan.

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  • "An alpinist goes into dangerous conditions. But the most important thing is to never give up. It's the same with environmental problems. You can't do it all by yourself, but if you get a group of people together, anything is possible," says...
    on Mar 18, 2007 By: Ken Noguchi Source: CNN International

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