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bergschrund: deep and often broad crevasse or series of such crevasses frequently occurring near the head of a mountain glacier
carabiner: usually D-shaped or oblong metal ring with one spring-hinged side that is used especially in mountain climbing as a connector and to hold a freely running rope
crampon: metal plate with 2-inch spikes that is worn over ice-climbing boots to prevent slipping on the ice—usually used in plural
crevasse: deep crevice or fissure, as in a glacier or the earth
hypoxia: deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body
jumar: clamp attached to a fixed rope that automatically tightens when weight is applied and relaxes when it is removed
serac: large irregularity occurring in glacial ice formed by melting or movement of the ice
sirdar: chief or leader; in mountaineering, the lead Sherpa