MOST BEAUTIFUL MOUNTS IN THE WORLD FOR TOURISM AND HIGHING PURPOSES
The Himalayas with all their charms have indeed become home to many of the most beautiful mountains in the world as a climbing or mountaineering destination. However, apart from the Himalayas, mountain views with fantastic panoramas are also found in other places. Even in Indonesia, with its mighty chain of volcanoes, it is also the place where mountains with extraordinary views are found.
Then, what are the mountains in the world that are considered to have the most beautiful panoramas and views to be a climbing destination? Here’s the full description.
1. Mount Matterhorn in Europe
If someone made a list of mountains with the most dramatic topography and shapes in the world, then the Matterhorn should be on it. The mountain, which is located on the border between Italy and Switzerland, is a mountain with the shape of a horn that soars into the sky.
Interestingly, the strength of the Matterhorn is not only in its unique and phenomenal shape, the scenery where the mountain is located is also very enchanting.
From its peak, you who climb the Matterhorn can see the mainland of Switzerland and also Italy which is indeed next door. Meanwhile, the other peaks that stand around the Matterhorn will offer stunning views of the Alps.
The Matterhorn has a height of 4,478 meters and was the last peak of the Alps to reach its summit in 1865. The first ascent to the Matterhon also holds a tragic story to tell because of the 7 climbers who reached the summit at that time, 4 of them fell and fell. ends in death.
2. Mount Everest in the Himalayas
In addition to being the mountain with the most prominent height on earth, Everest is also often considered the most beautiful mountain peak in the world. As the highest mountain in the world, the view from the top of Everest is absolutely stunning. For those of you who like adventure and challenges regarding heights, Everest is the perfect place.
Everest is 8,848 meters high and is the highest mountain in the world. Not far from where Everest stands, there is also the peak of Mount Lhotse which is the 4th highest mountain peak in the world after Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga. While slightly shifted from Lhotse, the peak of Nuptse also rises which is no less majestic and amazing.
The first ascent to Everest dates back to 1922, but the only confirmed peak occurred after 1953 in May.
The two mountaineers who reached the summit of Everest for the first time were Tenzing Norgay from Nepal and Edmund Hillary from New Zealand. Both were members of the British expedition to Everest in 1953.
3. Mount Denali in Alaska
Before being officially renamed Mount Denali, the highest mountain in North America and one of the top seven summits in the world, it was named McKinley. But in 2016, the name Denali was returned as part of the US government’s efforts to restore local names as names for places in North America.
The main attraction of Denali is the combination of the typical Alaskan climate with the cold snowy peaks of the mountains. In summer, the Alaskan jungle becomes an adventurous place to explore. While in winter, ice sheets and snow piles will make climbing in Denali even more challenging to do.
The history of climbing Denali goes back a long way, and the people who made it to the top for the first time were native Alaskans. Although it is visited by quite a lot of mountain climbers throughout the year, climbing Mount Denali is still categorized as one of the high-risk hikes. Especially if done in winter.
4. Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa
Like Mount Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia, Mount Kilimanjaro is also a tropical mountain that has eternal snow on its peak. With the presence of snow on its peak and its location which is also located in the middle of the African savanna, Mount Kilimanjaro is an important subscription to the list of 10 most beautiful mountains in the world which is released by various world tourist sites.
Kilimanjaro is one of the volcanoes in the world with stunning views. Just as the Matterhorn with its unique pyramid shape and is considered fantastic, so is Kilimanjaro. The shape of the cone that seems to be cut off due to the eruption process that has ever occurred, makes the shape of Kilmanjaro one of the most spectacular sights in Africa.
If you have plans to climb Kilimanjaro and stand on top of its majestic peak, the best time is most recommended is January to March, or June to October. Apart from these two recommended times, climbing to Kilimanjaro becomes more troublesome because generally the rainfall in Tanzania is higher.