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dictionary of mountaineering

Robin G. Collomb

dictionary of mountaineering

definitions, names, and termsand their explanations, used by English-speaking mountaineers particularly in Britain and on theContinent.

by Robin G. Collomb

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Published by Blackie .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination175p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18771671M

-- Conrad Anker * 50th anniversary edition of the title considered "bible" of climbing * With nearly 1 million copies sold, this is the all-time bestselling mountaineering and climbing title * Printed on % recycled paper Since the publication of the first edition in , Freedom, as the book is known, has endured as a classic mountaineering. mountaineering translation portuguese, English - Portuguese dictionary, meaning, see also 'mountaineer',mountain',mountainside',mount', example of use, definition.

* black-and-white illustrations * A reference to more than terms from climbers and mountaineers * Perfect stocking stuffer! In this hilarious yet authoritative illustrated lexicon of climbing terms and slang, former Climbing Editor-in-Chief Matt Samet has compiled a reference of more than terms used by climbers and mountaineers around the world/5(8). Buy the The Climbing Dictionary: Mountaineering Slang, Terms, Neologisms & Lingo: An Illustrated Reference ebook. This acclaimed book by Matt Samet is available at in several formats for your eReader.

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Dictionary of mountaineering by Robin G. Collomb Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Climbing Dictionary runs the gamut from technical terms (belay, harness, rappel, Stopper) to slang (dab, choking the cobra, gaston, old dad, pimpy), to regional (such as the South's "baby-butt" slopers), antiquated ("press-up"), and foreign terms that have achieved universal usage (au /5(13).

In conjunction with The Mountaineers Books, Climbing Mag will be offering one climbing-word definition a day over the next three weeks, using terms pulled from the Climbing Dictionary. Written by Matt Samet and illustrated by Mike Tea, the book is a page guide with more than items on mountaineering slang, terms, neologisms, and lingo out this : Climbing.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crew, Peter. Dictionary of mountaineering. [Harrisburg, Pa.] F. Kerner [, ©].

‘Training included general mountaineering skills such as outdoor cooking and camping in snow caves.’ ‘As with mountaineering and tobogganing, few members of a film audience have first-hand experience of sky-diving.’ ‘Both these book are essential reading for those interested in Sherpa society and in Himalayan mountaineering.’.

* black-and-white illustrations * A reference to more dictionary of mountaineering book terms from climbers and mountaineers * Perfect stocking stuffer.

In this hilarious yet authoritative illustrated lexicon of climbing terms and slang, former Climbing Editor-in-Chief Matt Samet has compiled a reference of more than terms used by climbers and mountaineers around the world. Usually a "dictionary" is a boring, dry, reference book and nothing more.

Not so with Climbing Dictionary. This book defines the basic terms that every climber should know - equipment, techniques - but it also explains the meaning and the story behind the lingo and slang terms commonly used among climbers/5.

A: A type of mechanical ascender. To ascend a rope using a mechanical ascender.A long and loud fall. A nylon webbing structure consisting of one large loop sewn up in multiple places to make a shorter length.

In the event of a fall the sewn sections part, absorbing some of the fall energy and decelerating the climber. The Climbing Dictionary runs the gamut from technical terms (belay, harness, rappel, Stopper) to slang (dab, choking the cobra, gaston, old dad, pimpy), to regional (such as the South's "baby-butt" slopers), antiquated ("press-up"), and foreign terms that have achieved universal usage (au cheval, colonnette) and much more.

This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering. These terms can vary considerably between different English-speaking countries, so phrases described here may be particularly specific to, for example, the US and UK.

A type of abseiling point used especially in winter and ice climbing. Also known as V-thread. Mountaineering; Getting Started Mountaineering 17 Reviews rated out of 5 with 17 reviews.

This article is part of our series: Intro to Mountaineering There comes a time in some backpackers’ lives when they look up at the summit of a snowy peak and wonder what it would take to get there.

If you’ve found yourself dreaming up loftier goals Author: REI Staff. Genre/Form: Encyclopaedias Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crew, Peter. Encyclopaedic dictionary of mountaineering. London, Constable, Define ski-mountaineering. ski-mountaineering synonyms, ski-mountaineering pronunciation, ski-mountaineering translation, English dictionary definition of ski-mountaineering.

n a combination of the sports of skiing and mountaineering, for example by climbing up a mountain then skiing down it ski-mountaineering translation, English.

Mountain definition, a natural elevation of the earth's surface rising more or less abruptly to a summit, and attaining an altitude greater than that of a hill, usually greater than feet ( meters). See more.

Reading Free The Climbing Dictionary: Mountaineering Slang, Terms, Neologisms & Lingo: An Illustrated Reference / Free PDF Book. Nanda Selvi. Febru Share on Facebook. () I. My mountaineering recollections are to come in the next book. TYNDALL (title) Mountaineering in M. KINGSLEY Trav.

Afr.I wish I had got the mountaineering spirit. CROMPTON’ Just—William ix. He was playing his latest game of mountaineering. Belayed definition, to fasten (a rope) by winding around a pin or short rod inserted in a holder so that both ends of the rod are clear.

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A Dictionary of Mountaineering, by R. Collomb. Glasgow and London: Blackie & Son Ltd., pages; 52 sketches. Price 12s 6d. This is an interesting attempt at a dictionary of mountaineering terms. It is, however, by no means complete or authoritative.

alpinist, Alpinist adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." Mi hermano se ha inscrito en un grupo alpinista. My brother signed up for a mountaineering club.

The Climbing Dictionary runs the gamut from technical terms (belay, harness, rappel, Stopper) to slang (dab, choking the cobra, gaston, old dad, pimpy), to regional (such as the South's "baby-butt" slopers), antiquated ("press-up"), and foreign terms that have achieved universal usage (au.

(14) He tossed away the concept of oxygen tanks and big teams and camps, and made mountaineering a more equal contest between man and mountain. (15) Both these book are essential reading for those interested in Sherpa society and in Himalayan mountaineering.

(16) Accurate accident analysis is an extremely important aspect of mountaineering. A Abalakov thread - A type of abseiling point used especially in winter and ice climbing. Also known as V-thread. Ablation zone - The area of a glacier where yearly melting meets or exceeds the annual snow fall.

Abseil - The process by which a climber can descend a fixed rope. Also known as Rappel. ACR (Alpine Cock Ring) - An anchor method similar to a cordelette but that is dynamically.Matt Samet’s “Sporting Life” column is the world’s longest-running climbing column, a feature of Climbing Magazine since He is a free lance writer and editor living in Colorado.

Matt has written a dictionary that you can read, page by page.