Harmful effects of the mountain climbing

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Climbing all the way to reach the mountaintop is surely a rewarding experience. In addition to the climbing thrill, the unique solitary environment and sweeping views around are sure to please your eyes and keep you motivated to reach the peak and enjoy the scenery from the top.  However, mountain climbing is … Read more

Tips on Mountain Climbing for New Climbers

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Humans have been blessed with talent. Some talents turn into hobbies, while others remain the same as a talent to be utilized. Mountain climbing is a hobby adopted by many individuals that means climbing mountains. Mountain climbers seek fascination in climbing peaks and exploring new places. While most of them climb mountains … Read more

What are the 7 Summits

A View of Mount Everest facing toward the Base Camp

Seven Wonders of the World. Seven Deadly Sins. Seven Ages of Man. Seven Continents of the World. Seven Colors of the Rainbow. Seven is a number that often represents many things, finds itself in titles and brands, and is even a lucky number for others. But have you ever heard of the … Read more

Myanmar Hike- Hkakabo Razi

The Greater Himalayan Mountain Range where Hkakabo Razi belongs

Location: Kachin, Myanmar Elevation: 5,881 meters Myanmar is a Southeast Asian country known for its pristine beaches and interconnecting canals. But did you know that its highest peak, the Hkakabo Razi, is reputed to be the highest mountain in Southeast Asia? Among the many features of Myanmar, this escalating landform has challenged … Read more

Cho Oyu Climb

Cho Oyu’s  view from Gokyo

Location:Nepal (Province No. 1)–China (Tibet) Elevation:8,188 meters (above sea level) About Cho Oyu Among the world’s peak with more or less 8, 000-meter elevation, Cho Oyumountain is the sixth-highest, with 8,188 meters above sea level. Cho Oyu in Tibetan translation is “the Turquoise Goddess,” from chomo=godess and yu=turquoise. However, other translations include … Read more

Patagonia Trek

Argentina Glacier in Patagonia region

About Patagonia At the southern end of South America lies a sparsely populated region called Patagonia, which is shared by Argentina and Chile. The region consists of the south section of the Andes Mountains, lakes, fjords, and glaciers in the west and deserts, tablelands, and steppes to the east. Patagonia is bounded … Read more

Lobuche Peak

The snow-dried Lobuche East peak taken from the alps, summer 2005

Location: Nepal Elevation:   6 145 meters Lobuche is a Nepalese mountain located near the famous Khumbu Glacier, who both belong in the Himalayas range. It is an extension of the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest. The mountain has two main peaks, the Lobuche East at 6119 meters and the Lobuche West at … Read more

Lhotse Climb

South Face of Lhotse, as seen from Chukhung Ri

Location: Border of Province No. 1, Nepal and Tibet Autonomous Region, China Elevation: 8,516 meters Everybody is familiar with the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. But did you know that just south of this towering landform is the fourth highest peak in the world? It’s true, and this mountain is … Read more

Vinson Massif Expedition

Mount Vinson, Vinson Massif’s tallest peak, as seen from Vinson Plateau

Location: Antartica Elevation: 4,892 meters   People travel far and about among the widely inhabited and civilized locations of the world. Mountaineers would buckle themselves on a ride to climb Asia’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest, while other hikers would book a flight to Kilimanjaro for Africa’s highest peak. But little of most … Read more

PuthaHiunchuli Expedition

A view of a mountain in Nepal with smoky clouds on its peak is seen from a green field

Location: Nepal Elevation: 7 246 meters About PuthaHiunchuli If you are looking for a climbing spot without much technical difficulty and avalanche dangers, Mount PuthaHiunchuli in Nepal is the best, and add this on your bucket list if you are looking for extra adrenaline rush adventure by skiing down on the mountain’s … Read more

Denali Expedition

Denali Mountain covered with snow

Location: Alaska, USA.  At the Denali National Park and Reserve, which has a surface area of 24,464 km2 and is 290km away from Anchorage. Elevation: 20,310 ft. / 6190 m Best time to climb: Being icy year-round, summer makes an ideal time to climb the mountain, especially between May and July. The … Read more

Mount Rainier Expedition

Northeastern face of Mount Rainier

Location: west-central Washington state Elevation: 4, 393 meters If one wishes to climb a mountain that hits the records, Mount Rainier is the summit to beat! Other than its distinct geologic and astounding glacial features, it is the highest volcanic peak of the contiguous United States. At 14,410 feet, it is known … Read more

Kilimanjaro Expedition

Landscape of Kilimanjaro

Location:Tanzania Elevation:5896m Standing with pride as the highest peak in Tanzania, Africa, Kilimanjaro is also known as the world’s tallest freestanding mountain at 5895 meters. Each year, nearly 3000 people climb this place of myth and folklore found 200 miles (325 km) from the equator. The mountain defies logic with its ice … Read more

Cordillera Huayhuash Trek

blue lakes at CordilleraHuayhuash, Peru

Location: Peru Elevation: 6, 635 meters Sheer mountain peaks, pristine glacial lakes, crystalline rivers and streams, multi-colored lakes, and abundant Andean flora and fauna are all found in the Cordillera Huayhuash. No wonder it is considered one of the ten most incredible treks in the world chosen by most outdoor enthusiasts and … Read more

Machu Picchu Expedition

View of Machu Picchu

Location:Cordillera de Vilcabamba, Andes Mountains, Peru Elevation:2430 meters Do you wish to have the chance to hike one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sights? Twenty-five minutes away from Lima, Peru’s Capital, rests one of the most glorious frozen time entities you could hike. What the universe calls “The Lost City of the Incas,” … Read more

Mt. Khuiten Trek

Two women sitting facing the lake with a full view of a standing mountain

Location:Mongolia Elevation: 4, 374 meters Visiting Mongolia will sweep you away by the endless green steppes, the Kazakh nomads’ heartiness, and the Altai Mountains’ rolling landscapes. Mt. Khüiten that straddles the corners of three countries (Russia, China, and Mongolia), beckons the adventurous. Its 4, 356 meters height above sea level makes the … Read more

Mount Jarvis Trek

View of the Snowy Mount Jarvis

Location:Alaska, United States of America Elevation:4,091 meters An eroded shield volcano, found in the Wrangell Mountains in Eastern Alaska, Mount Jarvis, is part of the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park. It is 10 miles from the summit of Mount Wrangell and nearby is a series of grand cliffs and spectacular icefalls. Do you … Read more

Ecuador Volcanoes

View of the Summit of Chimborazo

Location:Ecuador What do you know about Ecuador? Did you know that Ecuador is the closest country to outer space and that it is the only nation in the world named after a geographical feature? Or that it’s also the first country to recognize the rights of nature formally? Familiar with Evolution? Its … Read more

Tibetan Great Treks

Three children with their backpacks on a trail overlooking mountain ranges

Location:Tibet Dubbed as the “Roof of the World,” the Tibetan plateau covers an area four times France’s size and an average elevation of more than 4, 500 meters. It is also referred to as the “Third Pole” with its amount of glaciers and ice volume that lies within the Himalayas. The southern … Read more

Pico de Orizaba

Peak of the tallest mountain of Mexio, Pico de Orizaba

Location:Mexico Housing a majority of the country’s best hiking spots, the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt is also referred to as the Transvolcanic Belt, the Sierra Nevada, and the EjeVolcanico Transversal. Located in Central-Southern, Mexico, it snows at the highest … Read more

Mont Blanc Trek

Sun-kissed glacier peak of Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc  Location: France and Italy Elevation: 4,808  meters Mont Blanc, a French name for White Mountain, is considered the highest mountain in Europe and is eleventh in the world. The mountain’s summit is coated with thick perennial snow domes, while its base boasts four habitat zones that support rich biodiversity. Sitting … Read more

Matterhorn Ascent

Glaciated Matterhorn seen from the Domhütte (Valais)

Location:Switzerland Elevation: 4,478 meters Dubbed as “The Mountain of the Mountains,” Matterhorn, a large rocky, almost-symmetrical pyramidal mountain in Switzerland, is every mountaineer’s dream. They call it Cervino in Italy, and Mont Cervin in France, and probably the most iconic mountain in the entire Swiss Alps. With an elevation of 4, 478 … Read more

Mt. Olympus

Peak of the tallest mountain o Greece, Mount Olympus

Location:Olympus Range, Greece Elevation:2,917 meters Long ago, the Greeks have believed and worshipped the mighty gods and the majestic, powerful goddesses. Zeus, the god of lightning, his wife, Hera, and ten of the other remaining Olympian gods were taled to have lived in their royal and regal abode on Mt. Olympus. Adorned … Read more

Huayna Potosi Climb

A view of Huayna Potosi from Condoriri Summit

Location: Bolivia Elevation: 6, 088 meters Bolivia might be one of the least known countries in South America being underdeveloped and landlocked in nature, but it is home to some of the most magnificent sceneries in the world, the enormous expanses of the Uyuni Salta plains, the towering heights of the Cordillera … Read more

Mera Peak Expedition

Ice-coated summit of Mera Peak under the clear blue skies

Mera Peak Location: Nepal Elevation:  6,476 meters The Mera Peak is Nepal’s highest permitted trekking mountain, sitting to the south of Mt. Everest. It is among the Khumbu Himalayan Range, whose trails start with coniferous forest, going to the rhododendrons and alpine environments. There are two main summits, Mera North, which is … Read more

Cerro Aconcagua

Landscape of Aconcagua on a summer day

Location:Argentina Elevation:6,960.8 meters Part of the Principal Cordillera of the Andes mountain range in Mendoza Province, Argentina, the Cerro Aconcagua stands 6,960.8 meters. It lies 112 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital, the city of Mendoza, nearly five kilometers from San Juan Province, and 15 kilometers from Argentina’s border. The mountain is … Read more

Mt. Baker Expedition

The ice-covered summit of Mt. Baker along the Cascades Range

Illimani  Mountain Location: Washington, USA Elevation: 3, 285  meters Mt. Baker is an isolated active stratovolcano that dominates the skyline of the Northern Cascade range in America. It has been active for the last 100 centuries, having erupted 13 times and the recent being in 1883. From 1975 to 1976, it released … Read more

Mt. Rainier Liberty Ridge Climb

Aerial shot of Mount Rainier taken from the west

Location:Washington, USA Elevation:12, 800 feet The Liberty Ridge started its popularity in 1996 after it was named one of the “Fifty Classic Climbs” by Steve Roper and Allen Steck. It is considered a premiere guided route on Mt. Rainier. The route is a protruding ridge that splits the Willis and Liberty Walls … Read more

Nepal Treks

Khumbu Region with glaciated ranges

 Whether you are a newbie or a veteran hiker, climbing Nepal offers a wide variety of treks that suit each choice. Nepalese Himalayas terrains offer various stunning trekking routes. Nepal is home to several world’s high mountain ranges, fascinating culture and history, and beautiful, welcoming communities. No wonder it is a favorite … Read more

Mt. Whitney

East Face of Mount Whitney

Location: East-Central California, United States of America Elevation: 4,421 meters. As the tallest peak in the Sierra Nevada and contiguous United States, Mount Whitney is California’s highest major peak and the country’s second-highest point, just after Denali in Alaska. Mount Whitney is located in East-Central California, United States of America, just around … Read more