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social climber

A person who tries to elevate their social status, often through the calculated use of friendships and relationships. Based on his circle of friends, it's obvious that he is nothing more than a social climber.
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Last year, rescuers had to evacuate 1,226 climbers, including 696 foreigners, who were stranded in various spots on the mountain, including its iconic crater lake, Segara Anak, due to landslides triggered by the powerful quake.
However, one of the most anticipated successful summit attempts were expected to be made by Swiss climber Mike Horn and his team, the ACP said.
Some climbers do not use makeshift toilets, instead digging a hole in the snow, letting the waste fall into small crevasses.
"The climber was located at about 2.33pm but, due to the location, it was difficult for the mountain rescue team to gain access.
Sherpas are incredibly valuable to climbers because of their climbing expertise and their extensive knowledge of the mountains.
The tragedies come amid the feats of Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita, who broke his own record in quick succession.
Kulkarni is the 13th climber to die on mountains in the range with elevations above 25,000 feet in this year's spring climbing seasons.
More than 120 climbers scaled the world's highest mountain on Thursday, but some of them were caught in the crowd of people on the slopes, leading to exhaustion, dehydration and death, they said.
A Polish climber died on the mountain in January 2018, but his female French climbing partner was saved by climbers who had been airlifted from K2 to conduct a daring night-time rescue mission.
Located in the Karakorum Mountains along the border between China and Pakistan, K-2 is notorious for high winds, steep and icy slopes and high fatality rates for climbers.
latest North news at dailypost.wales "A climber had fallen nearly 40 metres (130ft) was unconscious and hanging in space having sustained a significant head injury.
The 35-year-old climber started his expedition from June 16 witha 13-member team of climbers attempting the "Eight Thousander".
The 35-year-old climber will start his expedition on 16th June, 2018 and is a part of a 13-member team of climbers attempting the 'Eight Thousander'.
Experienced guide DamaiSarki Sherpa, 37, fell more than 60 meters into a crevasse on Monday as he was helping a foreign climber to a rescue helicopter on the Nepal side of the mountain.
These comparisons often use Top rope (TP) style of climbing, where there is always a safety rope anchored above the climber, and the Lead (LD) style where the climber needs to connect the safety rope to a series of bolts while moving along the route (31).