What is MOUNTAINEERING and what is ALPINISM?
Definition of Mountaineering
When we say mountaineering, the greatest part of the public consider it as a tour to the mountain-hiking, climbing to some peak, walking through a forest and stuff like this. Approximately, the mountaineering would mean someone who goes regularly on a mountain, is skilled, uses professional mountaineering equipment, including a compass for orientation, who is brave enough and shows tendency to climb a rock.
This is a general definition of mountaineering. In nowadays mountaineering, there are no coincidences, since everything is well known and training is possible.
It can be said that mountaineering, is the healthiest physical activity for a man, that takes place in nature.
Definition of Alpinism
Alpinism is the highest level of achievement in mountaineering. Doing alpinism requires constant, excellent physical fitness, psychological stability, and great experience. Knowing different climbing techniques with harder elements of rock and ice, and other factors, are necessary for safe and successful climbing performance.
The Alpinist is trained to walk in a mountain, regardless of the location, and on the least accessible terrain in any part of the world, in every season and in the harshest weather conditions (extremely low temperatures, high altitudes, strong wind, low oxygen concentration in the air, etc.). #mountaineering #alpinism #climb #simond #info #outdoor #adventure