There is a significant percentage of the world’s population that appreciates mountain climbing. If you’re one of them, it’s always a thriller to discover one more mountain to explore. You could also be a photographer who loves to capture the beauty of the bizarrely shaped ridges of mountains. And it’s even better if you want to enjoy it with your family!
Any great mountain would have you stop and stare. Whether you love to climb or not. Imagine the exhilarating feeling when you get to the summit of a mountain. Priceless!
Outdoor holidays is an opportunity to escape from all the worries that you are full on the plain. Endless work reports, helping your child with doing homework , deadlines, traffic jams … Let all of this stay below, take a backpack and your loved ones and go up!
Take o look at the list of some of the great mountains all over the world worth visiting.
Let’s dive in!
1. Mount Matterhorn in Switzerland/Italy
At the top of the list, we have mount Matterhorn which is in the border between Italy and Switzerland. It has a striking pyramid shape and is 4,478 meters tall. Since this mountain overlooks Zermatt town in Switzerland, you definitely want to visit it for the overhead view as you enjoy the funicular ride between Zermatt and Rothorn town.
The first person to reach the summit of this mountain did so in 1865. This was a bittersweet triumph because four people from the team of seven died as they were descending the mountain. Nowadays, touristic routes are safe and easy to go with family.
The Hörnli ridge route is recommended for anyone who wants to climb. Climbers should make sure they listen to their guide to avoid any accidents.
2. Mount Denali in the USA
In Northern America, we have Mount Denali, which is a snow-covered beauty. 6,190 meters above sea level, this natural beauty looks like it could touch the sky.
Denali is located in Alaska Denali National Park, and the best time to visit is during winter. The mountain’s official name used to be Mt McKinley, even though natives had always called it Denali. In 2016, the official name was changed to Denali.
3. Mount Kirkjufell in Iceland
Also known as Church Mountain, Kirkjufell is one of Iceland’s most photographed attractive sites. The mountain features yellow-green bluff looms, a waterfall, and there are several sandy beaches in the vicinity. It comes as no surprise that photographers would want to capture all that beauty.
The Mountain is so dramatically beautiful that it featured in the famous Tv series, Game of Thrones.
The challenging terrain is whatever mountain climber comes here to experience. Even as a seasoned climber, make sure you have a guide because the mountain’s steepness is unmatched.
4. Table Mountain in South Africa
Whoever thought that the summit of a mountain could be flat? Table Mountain in South Africa is one of the most famous pinnacles the world over because of its summit.
Watching over Cape Town, this unique beauty has a diverse wildlife habitation. It is 1,085 meters high, and it’s known as one of the oldest peaks in the world.
This mountain is over 200 years old, and the first ascent happened in the 16th century.
Thanks to technological advancements, a cable car can take you around Table Mountain in just five minutes. If you’re interested in going on the cable car, book in advance and enjoy Cape Town’s panoramic view.
Since the mountain has wildlife, you should keep an eye out for animals. Endemic African species are the most common animals here.
Mountains are towering beauties that seem like they touch the sky when you look at them from the ground. If you’re a nature lover, you’ll enjoy exploring these four great mountains with your family and take a great experience for a lifetime!
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