• Mountaineering
    Mountaineering or mountain climbing is the sport, hobby or profession of hiking, skiing, and climbing mountains. While mountaineering began as attempts to reach the highest point of unclimbed mountains it has branched into specialisations that address different aspects of the mountain and consists...

    , the sport, hobby or profession of walking, hiking, trekking and climbing up mountains, also known as alpinism

University athletic teams and mascots

  • Appalachian State Mountaineers
    Appalachian State Mountaineers
    The Appalachian State Mountaineers are the athletic teams that represent Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, United States. The Mountaineers compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and have been a member of the Southern Conference since 1972....

    , the athletic teams of Appalachian State University
  • Eastern Oregon Mountaineers, the athletic teams of Eastern Oregon University
    Eastern Oregon University
    Eastern Oregon University is one of seven state-funded, four-year universities of higher education in the State of Oregon and belongs to the Oregon University System...

  • Mansfield Mountaineers, the athletic teams of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
    Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
    Mansfield University of Pennsylvania is one of the fourteen state universities that are part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher...

  • Mohawk Mountaineers, the athletic teams of Mohawk College
    Mohawk College
    Mohawk College is a public College of Applied Arts and Technology located in the Golden Horseshoe of Ontario, Canada. Mohawk has three main campuses: the Fennell Campus located in Hamilton, the Brantford Campus located in Brantford and the STARRT Institute located in Stoney Creek, as well as the...

  • West Virginia Mountaineers
    West Virginia Mountaineers
    The West Virginia Mountaineers are the athletic teams of West Virginia University. The school is a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and the Big East Conference. On July 1, 2012 the Mountaineers will switch conferences, moving from the Big East to the Big 12, becoming...

    , the athletic teams of West Virginia University; and their mascot, The Mountaineer
  • Western State Mountaineers, the athletic teams of Western State College of Colorado


  • Mercury Mountaineer
    Mercury Mountaineer
    Although the redesigned Explorer had already been out for two years, Mercury introduced an Explorer twin called the Mountaineer. The Mountaineer was only slightly different from the Explorer, although it did offer a few extra luxury features that the Explorer lacked, such as a standard 302 cu in ...

    , a midsize sport utility vehicle (SUV) manufactured under the Mercury brand
  • Mountaineer Power Plant
    Mountaineer Power Plant
    The Mountaineer Power Plant is a major coal-fired power plant outside New Haven, West Virginia, USA. Owned by American Electric Power , it has one of the tallest chimneys in the world at . This chimney was built as part of the plant in 1980 and is not in use now...

    , a major coal-fired electricity-generating station in New Haven, West Virginia, USA
  • Mountaineers (American Civil War), a reference to either Union or Confederate fighters, as well as the military units they served in, to indicate that the fighters or units resided in, or fought in, mountainous regions during the American Civil War
    American Civil War
    The American Civil War was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ; the other 25...

    , especially the Appalachian
    Appalachian Mountains
    The Appalachian Mountains #Whether the stressed vowel is or ,#Whether the "ch" is pronounced as a fricative or an affricate , and#Whether the final vowel is the monophthong or the diphthong .), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America. The Appalachians...

     and Blue Ridge mountains
    Blue Ridge Mountains
    The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range. This province consists of northern and southern physiographic regions, which divide near the Roanoke River gap. The mountain range is located in the eastern United States, starting at its southern-most...

  • The Mountaineers (club) outdoor recreation club based in Seattle, WA
  • the Mountaineer (Amtrak), a passenger train operated by Amtrak
    The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak , is a government-owned corporation that was organized on May 1, 1971, to provide intercity passenger train service in the United States. "Amtrak" is a portmanteau of the words "America" and "track". It is headquartered at Union...

     in the 1970s
  • The Mountaineer
    The Mountaineer
    The Mountaineer is a newspaper based in Waynesville, North Carolina. The newspaper is owned by The Mountaineer Publishing Company....

    , a newspaper based in Waynesville, North Carolina
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