Category Archives: iconic mountains

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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Pico Moreno

Patagonia, Argentina – visited november 2005. The peak is maybe lesser known, but the glacier in front of it is the main attraction of Patagonia : Perito Moreno glacier. It is really spectacular to walk on the wooden platforms that … Continue reading

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Montserrat

Spain , 1236 m – visited may 2007. A one hour train from the centre of Barcelona brings you into a different world.  The mountain and monastery of Montserrat are situated just 50 km from Barcelona.  The monastery and mountain … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro

Tanzania , 5895 m  – visited september 2009. Kilimanjaro is not really one freestanding mountain, but a range of extinct vulcano’s.  The best known mountain top is Kibo , the snow capped and highest peak.  The other peaks are Mawenzi … Continue reading

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Roque Bentayga

Tejada, Alt. 1415 m , Gran Canaria – visited April 2010. While walking the circle around Roque Nublo, this sight of Roque Bentayga could be seen.  Also of volcanic origin, and was considered sacred by the indigenious people, just like Roque … Continue reading

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Roque Nublo

Tejada, Alt. 1813 m , Gran Canaria – visited April 2010. One of the highest places of Gran Canaria , this monolith of 80 m high is the remains of an old volcano – as is everything on Gran Canaria. … Continue reading

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The Three Sisters of Glencoe

Gencoe, Scotland – visited september 2010. As we walked up the Pap of Glencoe , we could see very beautiful views of the Three Sisters of Glencoe far away in the distance.  Sometimes fully covered in clouds, sometimes bathing in … Continue reading

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