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

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

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

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. 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

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