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Climb Our Top 5 Mountains
Published on: September 2, 2014
If you’re an adrenaline junkie or just love a good hike! Take a look at our top 5 mountains to climb around the world!
A great climb for those of you who don’t want to lumber all the usual climbing equipment! Don’t assume it is an easy climb however; Kilimanjaro is the world’s tallest walkable mountain will take you through 5 different climatic zones to reach the 5,885m summit. Once you reach the summit you it is possible to see the curvature of the Earth; a truly indescribable view to behold.
Indian Himalayas, India
Fewer folk trek on the Indian side of the world’s greatest mountain range. So, if isolation’s your thing try trekking in Himachal Pradesh. Extreme hikers can try teetering along the mountain tops for 24 days from Spiti to Ladakh. Known to be an extremely remote and challenging walk.
Part of the appeal of climbing Mount Khuiten is actually getting there. One of Earth’s least accessible mountains, you have to trek for a day to actually reach the base camp, with many tour companies using camels to carry equipment. This climb is not as high as but it is more technical, with crevasses scoring the route to the summit.
Europe’s highest peak is a good option for climbers who are looking to work on their ice and snow training, You have to be a speedy climber for this peak, because if you do get up there at the right time, the clean, white, almost ethereal views are second to none.
Saving the best until last, Everest is the world’s tallest peak. Measuring a height of 8,858m, Everest is for seriously extreme climbers – more than 200 people have died trying. But you can start by trekking to base camp, which is still a respectable 5,364m high!