Category Archives: iconic mountains

Snowdon

Wales, 1085 m, visited July 2012 The highest mountain of Wales, in the Snowdonia N.P.  Multiple routes available to the top ranging from easy to challenging.  You can also take the train to the top .Outstanding view on a clear … Continue reading

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Mt. Kailash

Tibet, China, 6714m – visited june 2001. The awe inspiring mountain, never been climbed by anyone , sacred mountain to four religions and the source of four of the largest rivers in China and India.  Read the whole story here.

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Mount Fuji

Japan, 3776 m – visited july 1998. To read the full story of the climb to the top of Mount Fuji, please read Climbing Mt. Fuji

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Mount Sinai

Egypt, 2285 m – visited october 2004. The biblical holy mountain, easily climbed using the camel track , at night, to reach the freezing temperatures on top and admire the stunning sunrize. (Do not visit the toilet on the top … Continue reading

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Mount Olivia and Mount Five Sisters

Olivia and the five sisters Ushuaia, Argentina – visited october 2005. The backdrop of Ushuaia is full of interesting peaks.  On the picture Mount Olivia on the left and Mount five Sisters on the right, the mountain with the five … Continue reading

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Torres del Paine

Patagonia, Chile – visited october 2005. One of the most iconic series of peaks of South-America, maybe of the world… The Torres can only be seen from specific locations inside the N.P. The hike to the base of the Torres … Continue reading

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Paine Grande

Patagonia, Chile, 3050m – visited October 2005 Also seen from the boat trip on Lake Pehoe, the Cerro Paine Grande. the highest peak in the Torres del Paine N.P. Hidden behind this massive mounain are the famous Torres del Paine.

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Los Cuernos

Patagonia, Argentina , 2600 m- visited october 2005. Los Cuernos (The Horns) is one of the many iconic mountain tops of Patagonia.  Great views are to be seen when making a boat trip on lake Pehoe. Also wonderfull views from … Continue reading

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Mount Fitzroy

Patagonia, Argentina, 3375 m ,visited november 2005 On this hike to the base of Mt. Fitzroy we could experience rain, strong wind , hail and snow,… which all added to the experience. Unluckilly enough we got only a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Cerro Torre

Patagonia, Argentina , 3133 m – visited november 2005. A wonderful hike from El Chalten to the Laguna Torre with Cerro Torre peak on the background.  These peaks are extremely difficult to climb, due to their steepness and most of … Continue reading

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