Muntaineerin

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Climber takin the final few steps ontae the 6,160 m (20,210 ft)[1] summit o Imja Tse (Island Peak) in Nepal, 2004

Muntaineerin or muntain climbin is the sport, hobby or profession o hikin, skiin, an climbin muntains.[2] While muntaineerin began as attempts tae reach the heichest pynt o unclimbed big muntains it haes branched intae specializations that address different aspects o the muntain an consists o three auries: rock-craft, snaw-craft an skiin, dependin on whether the route chosen is ower rock, snaw or ice. Aw require experience, athletic ability, an technical knawledge tae maintain safety.[3]

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  1. "Nepal Mountaineering Association". web page. 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  2. The Mountaineers (September 8, 2010). Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills. 8th Ed. Mountaineers Books. ISBN 978-1-59485-137-7. 
  3. Cox, Steven M. and Kris Fulsaas, ed., ed. (2009) [2003]. Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (7 ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. ISBN 0-89886-828-9.