Illimani Mountain

The guardian mountain of Illimani, overlooking the city of La Paz

 Location: Bolivia Elevation: 6,438  meters Illimani is a permanent snow-capped extinct stratovolcano notable for its triple peak structure. It is located among South America’s famous Andes range and is the highest point of a Bolivian mountain range called the Cordillera Real. Mount Illimani is a name derived from Aymara Illi mani that … Read more

Mt Elbrus Climb

Mount Elbrus appears white covered with thick glaciers and ice

Location:Southern Russia Elevation:5,642 meters About Mt. Elbrus Mt. Elbrus is a dormant volcano with an elevation of 5,642 meters above sea level, making the highest stratovolcano in Eurasia, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world.  The mountain is located in Southern Russia, at the Western Caucasus, in the Russian Republic … Read more

Mt. Washington Expedition

Mount Washington viewed from Seattle

Location: Sargent’s Purchase, Coös County, New Hampshire, U.S. Elevation: 6,288.2 feet About Mount Washington The record-holding “Mount Washington” isn’t only famous for its extreme 231-mile-per-hour land-based weather station recorded winds (during April 1934). But is also known as the highest point of the northeastern United States. This spot isn’t only for mountaineers, … Read more

Mt Shuksan climb

Mount Shuksan as seen from Baker Lake, south of the mountain

Location:North Cascades National Park, WA Elevation:2, 783 meters Mt Shuksan is its name but is most famous as Sulphide Glacier. It is a glaciated mountain situated in the North Cascades National Park in the Whatcom County, Washington. With its peak presenting all of the most spectacular features an alpine environment can offer, … Read more

Mt. Logan

The southeast view of Canada’s tallest mountain, Mount Logan

Location: Canada Elevation: 5, 959  meters Mount Logan is the highest peak in Canada and the second-highest in North America next to Mount McKinley in Alaska, United States. The mountain belongs to the Saint Elias Mountain Range and is located in Kluane National Park and Reserve. It was named after a Canadian … Read more

Eldorado Climb

View of the east side of Eldorado

Location:Washington Elevation:2, 703 meters About El Dorado Standing 2, 703 meters high, Eldorado is one of the highest peaks in Washington situated in the North Cascades National Park, approximately 27 miles east of Concrete. The mountain is skirted by the large continuous non-volcanic ice sheet in the lower 48 states and some … Read more

Dolpo Nepal

Nepal’s deepest lake, Phoksundo, surrounded by mountains at Dolpo

Location: Nepal Elevation:   3, 730 – 5, 550 meters Dolpo is a Tibetan region located in northern Nepal, well known for the horseshoe shape of its soaring mountains that reach up to 6400 meters. It belongs among the Tibetan plateau that borders the south of China, west of India and Pakistan, and … Read more

Klyuchevskaya

Landscape of Klyuchevskaya volcano with smoke from its crater

Location:Russia Elevation:4 835 meters Rising to a height of 4, 750 meters, Klyuchevskaya Volcano, or Klyuchevskaya Sopka in Russia is one of the world’s highest active volcanoes. It is located in the Kamchatka Peninsula, far eastern Russia. It has a symmetrical and steep cone that towers about 100 kilometers from the Bering … Read more

Ama Dablam Climb

A Classic View of AmaDablam as seen from Khumbu

Location:Khumbu, Nepal Elevation: 6, 812 meters If you know folk musician Roy Harper, you must also be familiar with Nick Harper, the English singer-songwriter whose songs have brought him to reach different places for his renowned tours and impressive albums! In his 2010 album “The Last Guitar,” he has included a song … Read more