How to use Ascents in a sentence
Bergschrunds, couloirs, moats and seracs peppered conversations—animated tales of past ascents of both ice and stone.
From observations during twelve balloon ascents, Linke concludes that below the 1500-metre level there are numerous sources of disturbance, the gradient at any given height varying much from day to day and hour to hour; but at greater heights there is much more uniformity.
Specially large values of 1 + and I_ have been observed at high levels in balloon ascents.
There is a difficulty in reconciling observed values of the ionization with the results obtained from balloon ascents as to the variation of the potential with altitude.
All the mountains offer easy routes to pedestrians, but some of them, as Scafell, Pillar, Gable (Napes Needle), Pavey Ark above Langdale and Dow Crags near Coniston, also afford ascents for experienced climbers.Advertisement
Thanks to all these architectural treasures, the narrow Sienese streets with their many windings and steep ascents are full of picturesque charm, and, together with the collections of excellent paintings, foster the local pride of the inhabitants and preserve their taste and feeling for art.
Travel across the bad lands is very fatiguing because of the many small ascents and descents; and it is from this that their name, mauvaises terres pour traverser, was given by the early French voyageurs.
Nor did it fare much better with the high peaks, though the two earliest recorded ascents were due to non-natives, that of the Rochemelon in 1358 having been undertaken in fulfilment of a vow, and that of the Mont Aiguille in 1492 by order of Charles VIII.
Ascents of the mountain were not infrequent in those days - one was made by Hadrian.
Other ascents were made in 1834, 1848 and subsequent years, members of the Mexican geological survey spending two days on the summit in 1895.Advertisement
There are many caverns and steep ravines, and from the character of the rocks the ascents are rugged and precipitous.
Latrobe was an excellent mountaineer, and made some important ascents in Switzerland in 1824-1826.
Bergschrunds, couloirs, moats and seracs peppered conversationsâ€”animated tales of past ascents of both ice and stone.
Perhaps I'd left them this late on purpose, the imminent arrival of the new millenium adding a certain urgency to the ascents.
Between 1891 to 1900 Patrick Alexander had made several balloon ascents.Advertisement
The trek is not technically difficult but the ascents and descents can be long and feel relentless, especially in hot weather.
This doubles the number of ascents of the notoriously tricky route (a Ken Palmer job from about 10 years ago ).
This doubles the number of ascents of the notoriously tricky route (a Ken Palmer job from about 10 years ago).
The Nordic Track allow you to the adjust the elevation, so you can get in shape for those challenging ascents.
It can rupture if pressure in the ear is not equalized during airplane ascents and descents.Advertisement