Top 5 Destinations For The Mountain Lover


Top 5 Destinations For The Mountain Lover

Having a Father who is a mountain guide, mountains have become part of my life to some extent. Living, breathing and playing in the mountains is something I have done from an early age.

In the beginning, it was Scotland, where I learned to Ski, then it was Austrian, French and Italian Alps. And in the late 90's a trip to Canada, North of Toronto was another spectacular experience of my life. Now I am in the Sierra Nevada in Spain which I have to admit is the sunniest mountain range I have been to! So for all you mountain lovers out there, here are the Top 5 mountain destinations we think you should visit.

Mt Denali, Alaska

Height - 6,194 meters
Also, know throughout the climbing world as "Mount McKinley" it is a high accent at over 6 thousands meters, it is the highest mountain peak in North America. The centerpiece of Denali National Park, Mount McKinley has two significant summits. The South Summit is the higher one, whilst the North Summit has an elevation of 5,934 meters.

There are 5 large glaciers that flow off the slopes. The Peters Glacier, the Muldrow Glacier, the Traleika Glacier, the Ruth Glacier and the Kahiltna Glacier which leads up to the southwest side of the mountain.

A weather station is near to the summit which has recorded temperatures as low as ???59.7 ??C and windchills of ???83.4 ??C. The mountain is regularly climbed today but care must be taken as the mountain has claimed many lives of mountaineers in the past 40 years.

Mt Denali, Alaska

Cerro Torre, Patagonia, Argentina

Height  - 3133 meters 

A standout amongst the most astounding crests to gaze toward in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in South America. It is popular for its spikes and towers and emotional look and situated in a region which is debated among Argentina and Chile, it lies west of Cerro Chalten otherwise called Fitz Roy. 

The Cerro Torre crest is the most elevated of the four different pinnacles are Torre Egger, Punta Herron, and Cerro Stanhardt. Known to be a standout amongst the most testing trips, it isn't for beginners and truth be told, experienced climbers ought to consider utilizing it. 

Cerro Torre was included in the 1991 film Shout of Stone. Writer Jon Krakauer of the prevalent book "Immediately and inexplicably", additionally makes reference to the mountain as a standout amongst his most troublesome climbs "I'd scaled a terrifying, mile-high spike of vertical and overhanging stone called Cerro Torre; rocked by hundred-hitch twists, put with frangible barometrical rime, it was once (however never again) thought to be the world's hardest mountain".

Cerro Torre, Patagonia, Argentina

Sierra Nevada, Spain

Height - 3,482 meters 

Alright, it may not be the most noteworthy mountain On the planet but rather the Sierra Nevada it absolutely is the sunniest. Similarly, as with all mountains, the winter here can be very unpleasant and care must be taken in all zones despite the fact that you are just a jump far from Africa. You can really observe the coastline of Africa on crisp mornings from the highest point of Mulhacen. Mulhacen is the most noteworthy crest here and is territory Spain's tallest mountain. 

It is a decent spot to begin on the off chance that you are a mountain amateur and the retreat here is ideal for a touch of skiing or snowboarding in your extra time. 

You are just an hours drive to the shore of the Costa Tropical should you need a touch of shoreline time while you are there. Salobrena is the closest beachfront town with numerous seafront eateries and a sardine grill in an old upturned pontoon on the off chance that you might want something other than what's expected.

Sierra Nevada, Spain

Mount Cook, New Zealand

Height - 3,754 meters

The most noteworthy mountain in New Zealand, Mount cook is a piece of the Southern Alps and the range runs the entire length of the South Island. Famous with hiking tourists it lays west to the Tasman ice sheet and East to the Hooker ice sheet and comprises of 3 summits, the Low, Center, and High Pinnacle. 

It frames some portion of one of the UNESCO World Legacy Destinations which was gazetted in 1953 alongside Westland National Park, Fiordland National Park, and Mount Hopeful National Park. 

It offers more than 140, 2,000 meters crests and 72 named Icy masses. Access to the territory is by Mt Cook Street. Aoraki/Mount Cook will likewise be the beginning stage of the Alps to Sea Cycle Trail in the next years.

Mount Cook, New Zealand

Ama Dablam, Nepal, Himalayas

Height - 6,812 meters

Sat toward the East of Nepal is the terrific pile of Ama Dablam which in English methods the "Mother's accessory". The first since forever climber was in Walk 1961 by Mike Gill from New Zealand. 

The Ama Dablam is the third most famous crest for allowed campaigns in the Himalayas' in spite of the fact that you need a climbing grant and a contact officer when heading for Ama Dablam. 

Alluded to as the Matterhorn of the Himalayas for its precarious edges, the best occasions to climb are April-May and September-October which is equivalent to Mt Everest. There are 3 fundamental camps on the edge which are set to one side of the ice sheet. 

Despite the fact that these are not the most elevated they are amazingly dynamiting, in contrasting pieces of the world and are on most "mountain goers tick list". 

Following a long hard day's, week or even fortnight of living and resting in the mountains, it is vital for any mountain dweller to recover well, have a decent night's rest be it a holiday rental in Spain in the Sierra Nevada, or lodging in Nepal. Eat a lot of good healthful nourishment for the body to recapture quality prepared for your next experience. 

It is safe to say that you are a sharp mountain dweller? Have you any idea's to which top 5 mountains you might want to challenge?

Ama Dablam, Nepal, Himalayas


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