Category : Mountaineering

Ski in San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado

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The San Juan Mountains are an elevated and rocky mountain range in the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Colorado, and arethe major mountain range in Colorado by area. Some mountaneers say that the San Juan has the most diverse scenery of all. Spanning the continental divide, it has many uneven volcanic summits, 13 of which rise to over 14,000 feet, many lakes, waterfalls, and streams, including the...

Ski Mountaineering for Beginners

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Ski Mountaineering is an adventure sports activity which is a combination of skiing and mountaineering. Although, this sounds pretty obvious, but the main point to note in ski mountaineering is the fact that mountaineering can be done while climbing up a steep slope, by wearing skis, or by holding the skis in hand. Once the...

Top 5 Mountaineering Courses in India

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Mountaineering is a recreational outdoor activity of walking in natural environments on known paths that are called hiking trails. It is immensely popular in India both with the locals and the tourists, and is, in fact, a great way of not only keeping fit, but also developing mental strength, will, and patience. Lack of mountaneering training can...

Mountaineering in Annapurna Circuit Trek

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Annapurna circuit is known as one of the best treks in the world. It takes us to the ultimate regional scenery: the rivers, flora, fauna, and above all, the mountains. Four main regions are passed by, Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi. The trek also goes through a number of Buddhist and Hindu villages, such as the village...

Top 5 Mountaineers in UK Currently

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In his much-renowned book, “Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination”, Robert Macfarlane wrote: “Those who travel to mountain tops are half in love with themselves and a half in love with oblivion.” And indeed, it is the case with most remarkable mountaineers on earth. There is this deep connection with the denser, deeper...

Mountain Sports and the Risks Involved

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Indeed, mountain sports and conversation about the risks are an essential part in the life of every beginner in mountaineering. Some people like mountain sports because of the solitude it brings, others love to feel the inflow of adrenaline in their bodies, the third category of people love to take a rest from the polluted urban...

Mount Elbrus Expeditions and Adventures

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Mount Elbrus is one of the premier peaks in the Caucasus and in Europe. It is known as one of the legendary Seven Summits. The South route is the mainly common climb route, offering more communications, way into ski lifts for carrying gears, and more urbanized mountain hut accommodation. With an elevation of 5642 meters, Mt...

How to Plan Your Holidays in Annapurna Trek

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Annapurna circuit is known as one of the best treks in the world. It takes us to the ultimate regional scenery: the rivers, flora, fauna, and above all, the mountains. Four main regions are passed by, Lamjung, Manang, Mustang, and Myagdi. The trek also goes through a number of Buddhist and Hindu villages, such as the village...

Itinerary for Annapurna Trek

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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 known...

Itinerary for the Blue Mountains Ski Season

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Ski mountaineering is grown in popularity to spend time outdoors. It has been adopted by skiers and alpinists to avoid the high costs of traditional alpine skiing at resorts. Touring includes navigating through potential avalanche terrain and requires familiarity with meteorology as well as skiing skills. Ski touring can also be easier than summer hiking in some of the terrains, helping traverses and ascents....