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MOUNTAINEERING

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 939 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MOUNTAINEERING, the art of moving about safely in mountain regions, avoiding the dangers incidental to them, and attaining high points difficult of access. It consists of two main divisions, rock-craft and snow-craft. Rock-craft consists in
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