Latrobe was an excellent mountaineer, and made some important ascents in Switzerland in 1824-1826.
"Jim" Bridger, a famous mountaineer and scout, saw the lake in 1824, apparently before any other white man.
imparted a self-reliant enthusiasm to his countrymen, formed them into an army, and organized them as a political community; his mountaineer infantry, though limited in numbers, proved desperately courageous; his cavalry was daring and ubiquitous.
After imposing these harsh terms on his enemy, the conqueror might naturally have shown clemency to the Tirolese leader, Andreas Hofer; but that brave mountaineer, when betrayed by a friend, was sentenced to death at Mantua owing to the arrival of a special message to that effect from Napoleon.
rises abruptly out of a marshy country, offers the obstacles of magnificent, inaccessible granite cliffs and large glaciers to the mountaineer; it is the loftiest peak in North America (ca.
ROHILLA (a Pushtu word for "mountaineer"), a tribe of Afghan marauders, who, towards the beginning of the 18th century, conquered a district of Hindostan, giving it the name of Rohilkhand, which still survives as an alternative title of the Bareilly division of the United Provinces.
Additionally, some Buxton wallets have specialty features, such as the Mountaineer Executive Thinfold, which is an extra-thin tri-fold wallet, and the Modernist Double ID Passcase, which has extra organizational features for travelers.
The agility and acute sensing ability of the dog helps a mountaineer who to trained in search techniques to be much more effective.
MCofS should be very careful about publicizing it; hence my extreme disquiet relating to its prominent position in current Scottish Mountaineer.
To take in an Alpine summit on skis, in the winter or spring, is to become a complete mountaineer.
Hunt was an accomplished mountaineer, having spent childhood holidays climbing in the Alps.
A still hardier mountaineer is the Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis ), growing mostly on domes and ridges and glacier pavements.
At least one of the victims was an experienced mountaineer.
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