Definitions

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  • adj. Not climbed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ climbed

Examples

  • Especially if the city is older than time, built on the slopes of an uneasily slumbering volcano, atop murmuring catacombs, and the eldritch ruins where men fear to tread loom over the unclimbed and unclimbable far side of the volcano, and strange musics or shrieks of nonhuman laughter ring across the ashy slopes when the moon is dark, or, in the case of Mars, moons.

    MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel

  • An amateur mountaineer, Bert Holm becomes an international celebrity overnight after accidentally scaling an unclimbed Himalayan peak.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • Flying into this Himalayan Shangri-La, I was immediately struck by the world's highest unclimbed mountain, the exquisite temples perched precariously on cliffs, the friendly and handsome people adorned in traditional silk attire, and a healthy dose of wafting incense and chanting mantras.

    Chip Conley: The Happiest Place on the Planet?

  • Sandwiched between the frozen Tibetan plateau to the north and the sweltering Indian valley of Assam to the south, Bhutan is slightly larger than Switzerland, but with a population of just under 700,000 and much bigger mountains (its tallest peak, Gangkhar Puensum, at 24,741 feet, is the highest unclimbed summit in the world).

    Hidden Kingdom

  • We have quite a few Dartmoor Rescue Group connections in our midst who love a bit of a wander in the outdoors with the added excitement of a previously unclimbed mountain route to deal with.

    52 entries from February 2007

  • This was what fantasy was meant to be: brave deeds of men and arms, women of unsurpassed beauty, phantasms and phasmagorica, the conjuring that shivers the Iron Tower of Carce, a magician that imperils his immortal soul, seafights and swordfights, and climbing an unclimbed mountain, defeating the ghastly mantachores, in order to rescue a brother from the lands of the dead.

    SF Signal Reader Challenge #3 - SF Books You Haven't Read

  • WILLIS: Applications for home mortgages unclimbed last week with loans for purchases of single-family homes falling to their lowest level in nearly eight years.

    CNN Transcript Nov 22, 2008

  • In the past decade, he has completed a dozen ascents of previously unclimbed mountain routes and placed in 25 adventure races, often with minimal food and gear.

    Into the Wild With Yoga

  • Mr. Bates's last big climb came in 1985, when at 74 he went to southwest China and tackled 22,877-foot-high Ulugh Muztagh, then one of the highest unclimbed peaks in the world.

    He Mentored Generations of Students

  • I took shelter behind a granite slab and glassed the surrounding hillsides, and basked in the silence and solitude, the forbidding beauty of unclimbed peaks stabbing broken clouds.

    The Old Man and the Mountains

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