One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a mountain) not yet climbed.‘they had climbed a hitherto unscaled peak’
- ‘The challenge they eventually settled on was to climb the previously unscaled western face of Siula Grande, a 21,000 peak in the Peruvian Andes.’
- ‘The Arctic's ice-bound seas are, to a sailor with a lust for the north, like unscaled mountains to climbers: they must be attempted because they are there.’
- ‘The sport's history is often described in terms of first ascents, the conquering of previously unscaled mountains.’
- ‘The Poles might have remained unreached, rivers uncharted, mountains unscaled, and the moon unvisited.’
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