The Top 5 Mountains to Climb In the World

Posted by: | Posted on: July 10, 2017
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Most people go mountain climbing in order to have fun or unwind. We also have expert mountain climbers who are professionally trained and usually target the hardest and tallest mountains as well. Today we are going to look at some of the top mountains to climb and see what makes them famous and a favorite of many.

K2 fondly known as Chogori

It is located between Pakistan and China. This is one of the hardest mountains to climb. It also ranks as the second highest mountain after Mt. Everest. The location is not easily accessible and even expert climbers agree that this is a harder mountain to climb compared to Mt Everest. Experts recommend that people going to climb this market be very cautious and watch out for falling rocks, avalanches and sudden storm. It is, however, a very fun experience climbing Mt K2.

Mount Elbrus

This is a friendlier mountain, especially for beginners. It is located along the Europe and Asia boundaries. Experts recommend that mountain climbers visit this mountain over the period of June to August due to weather variations. Some of the features you will see are an extinct volcano that has a crater filled with ice and snow.

Mount Elbrus

Annapurna

This is the 10th highest mountain in the world. It is situated in Nepal Himalayas. The first climbers were from France and ever since, other climbers have followed suit. There are six peaks on this mountain and this means there are many access routes as well. The best time to visit the mountain and climb when the weather conditions are favorable is around April and October. Climbing any of the peaks is an adventure and you also get beautiful views along the way.

Citlaltepetl and Iztaccihuatl

These two mountains located in Mexico are the third and seventh highest mountains in the world. They are located in Mexico. Most climbers visit the mountains around October all through to April when the weather is conducive. Glaciers are a feature you will enjoy seeing along the walls of the mountains. It is highly recommended that you dress warmly to avoid altitude sickness.

Citlaltepetl and Iztaccihuatl

Mt. Kilimanjaro

This is the highest mountain in Africa and ranked fourth in the world. It is located in Tanzania and has three volcanic cones namely, Kibo, Anrich, and Shira. It would take at least five days to climb and actually it is one of the easiest mountains to climb as well and requires minimum climbing equipment.

These are five of the most famous mountains for climbers. Remember you are required to have the necessary climbing equipment, you should have trained intensively and mental focus will also be required since it is not an easy adventure.





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