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Definition of Alpenstock

Alpenstock
Alpenstock Al"pen*stock`, n. [G.; Alp, gen. pl. Alpen + stock stick.] A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the Alps. --Cheever.

Meaning of Alpenstock from wikipedia

- An alpenstock is a long wooden pole with an iron spike tip, used by shepherds for travel on snowfields and glaciers in the Alps since the Middle Ages....
- the hillside and trenches to bury an ice axe belay. The long-handled alpenstock was a predecessor to the modern ice axe. An ice axe is not only used as...
- of striding, and as a defence against wild animals. Also known as an alpenstock, from its origins in mountaineering in the Alps, such a walking stick...
- Guffert is a 2,195 metres (7,201 ft) high, isolated, prominent limestone alpenstock in the Brandenberg Alps (Rofan) that, together with the Guffertstein,...
- W. Joyce). An alpeen or ailpeen (Irish: ailpín) is glossed as. "thick alpenstock", "ashplant", "club", "heavy stick". Barry, Michael (2013). Dublin's Strangest...
- La Trobe wrote several travel books describing his experiences: The Alpenstock: Or Sketches of Swiss Scenery and Manners (1829) and The Pedestrian: A...
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- ascents Knots Mount Hood incidents Terminology Terminology Abseiling Alpenstock Anchor Approach shoe Ascender Bachar ladder Belay device Belaying Bolt...
- ascents Knots Mount Hood incidents Terminology Terminology Abseiling Alpenstock Anchor Approach shoe Ascender Bachar ladder Belay device Belaying Bolt...
- ascents Knots Mount Hood incidents Terminology Terminology Abseiling Alpenstock Anchor Approach shoe Ascender Bachar ladder Belay device Belaying Bolt...
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