Category : Mountaineering

Top 15 North American Trails

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Learn about the most baffling hiking trails around the globe. We will walk you through some of the greatest North American trails in this session.

The Zagros Mountains

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Zagros, which means “Great Mountain”, were named by Iranian and Indo-European immigrants. These mountains are found in Asia, and are the longest mountain ranges covering Turkey, Iraq, and Iran. They cover the Eastern part of Turkey and the North-Western part of Iran. Their total length is 1,500 km, which is equal to 932 miles. The highest point of the Zagros...

Top 10 Best Treks in Nepal

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Nepal is a beautiful small country situated between the mighty Himalayas and the jungles of the Indian plain. It is a land of beautiful snow clad mountain peaks, yaks and yetis, monasteries, and peaceful people. Immaculate nature has beautifully designed a number of excellent trails to be walked by enthusiast mountain trekkers. Let’s discover these known or lesser...

The Beginner’s Guide to Mountaineering

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Have you ever wanted to climb the mountains, but you don’t know where to start? Maybe you don’t know what mountaineering is. Whether you’re interested in mountaineering, or you’re purely curious to learn what mountaineering is, check out our beginner’s guide to mountaineering below!   1.) What is mountaineering? Mountaineering is similar to rock climbing....

The Best Trekking Regions in Caucasus Mountains

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The Caucasus is a mountain range between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea It is considered a part of the natural boundary between Europe and Asia. Geographically, this is usually considered a part of Western Asia, which is adjacent to North-Eastern Turkey and North-Western Iran. Culturally, some portion of Russia and the former Soviet republics are also known as...

The Best Trekking Regions in European Mountains

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Trekking is a longer journey that is to be undertaken on in the areas where usually no means of transport available. Trekking is not exactly mountaineering; rather it can be seen as walking for a long time in terms of a number of days. Trekking in Europe means experiencing the thrilling heights, splendid scenery, and rough...

The Best Views of Mountains in Asia

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One of the greatest pleasures one has when they hike mountains is the view they get to enjoy once they reach the summit. The panoramic, spectacular scenery is always breathtaking, regardless of the altitude of the mountain, and makes the rigorous climb worth it. As you may know, hiking is more than one’s physical capability. It...

The Exotic Mountains of Himalaya

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The Himalayan mountain range is the highest mountain hills of South Asia. It separates India from the rest of Asia. Himalayas are the home of the main rivers of India thatare responsible for providing water to a large part of the subcontinent India. Some highest mountains in the entire world are located in Himalayas, with more than 110 peaks...

The Kunlun Mountains Ranges

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The Kunlun Mountain ranges extend to an area over of 3,000 kilometers, or 1,900 miles, and form the north side of the famous Tibetan plateau. Named from Chinese mythical text, these ranges come with many myths and legends, and it’s every climber’s dream to reach the top to see what if the stories were true. Photo Courtesy: CC-BY-SA Alliance...

Preparing for Mountain Climbing in Asia

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There are mountains in Asia for any taste, including the tough terrain of Mount Nanga Parbat in Pakistan, the low-lying Mount Namchwa Barwa in China, and the one popular with tourists, Mount Jargalany Khairkhan in Mongolia. No matter which one you pick, you will derive great pleasure by reaching the summit. However, many people ignore preparing for mountain climbing,...