Definition of Mountain climbing

1. Noun. The activity of climbing a mountain.

Exact synonyms: Mountaineering
Generic synonyms: Climb, Mount
Specialized synonyms: Alpinism
Examples of category: Abseil, Rappel, Aerodontalgia
Derivative terms: Mountaineer

Definition of Mountain climbing

1. Noun. The activity of climbing mountains, or scaling rock faces ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Climbing

mountain bikes
mountain biking
mountain birch
mountain blacksnake
mountain bladder fern
mountain blue berry
mountain boarding
mountain box
mountain building
mountain buzzard
mountain buzzards
mountain chain
mountain chinchilla
mountain clematis
mountain climber
mountain climbing (current term)
mountain clubmoss
mountain cranberry
mountain daisy
mountain devil
mountain disease
mountain ebony
mountain everlasting
mountain fern
mountain fetterbush
mountain fever
mountain four o'clock
mountain goat
mountain goats
mountain gorilla

Literary usage of Mountain climbing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our New West: Records of Travel Between the Mississippi River and the by Samuel Bowles (1869)
"mountain climbing AND CAMP LIFE. Up Gray's Peak from Georgetown—The View from it—A Saturday Night Camp on the Snake liiver—Sunday with a "Prospector"— A ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1908)
"climber and the literary and scientific conspicuousness of this exploit made it an epoch in mountain climbing. From that date ascents may be said to have ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"mountain climbing as a sport. G: D. Abraham. 11. World's Work. 16: 10323-36. Je. '08. mountain climbing in Mexico. EO Hovey. 11. Outing 53: 85-95. O. 'OS. ..."

4. Cruisings in the Cascades: A Narrative of Travel, Exploration, Amateur by George O. Shields (1889)
"... as mountain climbing. I mean from a mental as well as from a physical standpoint; and, in fact, it is the mind that receives the greater benefit. ..."

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