Mountaineering began in the Swiss Alps, when locals tried to get as far as possible away from the noise of cuckoo clocks.
South Americans got fed up of travelling to Europe to climb, and eventually discovered their own range which were much closer, or, in their broken English, ‘andy.
You need a good one to climb mountains.
So cold it inspired the invention of double-glazing.
Named because the man Jaro died trying to climb it .
When religious fundamentalists decide mountaineers are damaging God’s Earth.
Mountaineers get up to all kinds of naughtiness waiting to start climbing.
Husband and wife mountaineers.
When a sherpa senses trouble.
Melts in normal temperatures.
Once again, melt in normal temperatures.
This is getting silly.
Pains mountaineers get in their extremities.
See base camp.
Blank expression used playing poker on K2.
Ancestor of K9.
Once again, see base camp.
To stop for food in the Italian Alps.
Mints favoured by climbers.
What mountaineers sport in base camp.
Condition caused by falling backwards into a deep hole.
Warning to female climbers upon entering base camp.
Mountaineering version of a hickey.
What most people have after a night in base camp.
What mountaineers are paid.
Climbers tend to lose toes. This is why mountains are measured in feet.