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10 Most Beautiful Mountains in the World

13 December 2012 No Comment

Mountains are the best visually impressive offerings of the nature. Mountains are the stairway to God. By conquering the mountain, we are conquering ourselves. No matter how difficult the task is, some people really love to overcome unconquerable odds to reach the tallest peaks in the world. Here are some of the most challenging and beautiful mountains in the world for mountaineers.

 

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Mount Cammerer, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

Mount Cammerer is located on the northeastern fringe of the Great Smoky Mountains, in the Southeastern United States.

 

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Mount Fitz Roy, Patagonia, Argentina

Monte Fitz Roy, otherwise known as Cerro Chaltén, Cerro Fitz Roy, or simply Mount Fitz Roy, is a mountain located near El Chaltén village in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in Patagonia, on the border between Argentina and Chile. The mountain is considered to be one of the most technically challenging mountains in the world.

 

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Mount Rainier and Seattle, Washington

Mount Rainier, a massive stratovolcano, is located in the state of Washington, United States. It is the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous United States and the Cascade Volcanic Arc, with a height of 14,411 ft. Mt. Rainier is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, and it is on the Decade Volcano list.

 

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Mount Baker, Washington

Mount Baker, also known as Koma Kulshan or simply Kulshan, is an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the North Cascades of Washington State in the United States.

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European Alps

The Alps is one of the great mountain range of Europe that stretch approximately 1,200 kilometers across eight Alpine countries from Austria and Slovenia in the east, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France to the west and Italy and Monaco to the south.

 

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Mount Vesuvius, Italy

Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano in the Gulf of Naples, Italy.  Located about 9 kilometers east of Naples, it is one of volcanoes which form the Campanian volcanic arc.

 

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Hallett Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Hallett Peak is a mountain in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. It is located on the Continental Divide and it is bordered by Flattop Mountain to the north and Otis Peak to the south.

 

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Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park which is listed in the World Heritage Site in 1984. The park is famous for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, Giant Sequoia groves, and biological diversity.

 

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Mount Edith Cavell, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Mount Edith Cavell is located in the Jasper National Park, Canada.

 

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Snowdon Mountain, Wales, England

Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, at an altitude of 1,085 meters above sea level. Located in Snowdonia National Park, it is the busiest mountain in Britain.

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