A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sport)
a. mountain climbing
El montañismo no es para mí porque tengo miedo a las alturas.Mountain climbing is not my thing because I am afraid of heights.
b. mountaineering
Para hacer montañismo necesitarás estar equipado con botas especiales, un arnés y un casco, entre otras cosas.If you want to go mountaineering you'll need to be fully equipped with special boots, a harness, and a helmet, among other things.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. mountaineering
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mountaineering; mountain climbing
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