mountaineernoun [ C ]uk /ˌmaʊn.tɪˈnɪər/ us /ˌmaʊn.tənˈɪr/
Examples from literature
- But if you climb mountains – if you’re a mountaineer – many people will say you’re taking part in a sport.
- By triggering these smaller avalanches, the resorts are able to prevent the snow from building up and becoming a danger to skiers and mountaineers.
- Maybe that’s because mountaineers compete – in other words, they try to do better than other climbers.
- Our guide was a very experienced mountaineer and showed us a lot of interesting things as we hiked.
- Some mountaineers used to wear avalanche cords – 15-meter-long red-colored lines that dragged behind them.
- When his job took him to New Mexico, he joined the local mountain rescue team, gaining valuable training from more experienced mountaineers.