Parrado was one of the men who set out without any mountaineering equipment to find help and save the other survivors.
In the 19th century, when mountaineering was developing as a sport, the playing field was highly restricted.
On the phone, Garrett cites a New York-based explorer, Moses Gates, who compares urban exploration with mountaineering.
Adventure sports and mountaineering could lure in travelers during the off season, but they are still limited.
They also are accustomed to mountaineering and will act as a reserve to the six climbers.
Professor McClure's barometer had a notable history in mountaineering.
My guide was Ambroise Couttet, whose family name is famous in the mountaineering annals of Savoy.
We dwelt for some time upon the difficulties and dangers of mountaineering.
I fixed myself a drink and sat down, idly scanning over the mountaineering book.
It is always a hard climb for those unaccustomed to mountaineering.