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

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

Glacier National Park

The View of Lake McDonald in the Glacier National Park

Nicknamed the “Crown of the Continent,” Glacier National Park participates as the world’s first international peace park to celebrate the camaraderie and friendship between Canada and the United States. From 1932 up to this day, the Glacier National Park and the Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberton, Canada collaborate in the sustainability, preservation, … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guide to Hiking the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a national scenic long-distance trail winding nearly 2,220 miles through the Appalachian Mountain range in the eastern United States. It is more commonly known as the A.T. This trail cuts into the heart of Appalachia, passing through 14 states, 8 national forests, 6 national parks, and lots of … Read more