Blog by Daily Mountain

People can spend a lifetime hiking the highest mountain peaks in the United States. Some complete them all. For most, it’s just a hobby. For Colin O’Brady, it’s about speed. O’Brady wants to complete a climb of the 50 highest peaks in the United States, conquering each of the highest in every state — all in just 30 days. A...
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Austrian mountaineer Hansjörg Auer has begun his solo climb of 7,181m Lupghar Sar West. At last word, he had headed up to 5,200m to acclimatize. He reported unstable weather, with fresh snow every day and winds ripping off the Lupghar Sar summits. Lupghar Sar West is not a common climber’s objective — there has been no rec...
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Akira Oyabe’s North Japan K2 Expedition opened the Karakoram season earlier this month when they started fixing ropes for their attempt on K2. ExWeb takes a broad look at all the teams currently in the Karakoram, and what to expect this year. The Savage Mountain Although the second highest peak in the world, K2 (8,611m)...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

Will our grandchildren manage to see the Himalayas in their entire splendor? Take a moment to read and find out how climate change affects world’s mountains by modifying the mountain terrain beyond the recognition… Climate change dramatically influences mountains environment. Mountains have warmed up considerably for the...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

It is believed that collectionism is the first sign of insanity. You will agree that those spending their time and money to collect conquered peaks instead of buying stamps or cards may seem weird. Especially it may seem weird for the fact that the gathering of this kind of "collection" is often associated with serious life...
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Blog by Sergey Kofanov

I experienced mountain sickness for the first time when I was 18 years old, during my first training camp in Tien Shan, near Almaty (Kazakhstan). It was my first climb and the altitude was about 4000 meters. The summit has an unpronounceable name: Manshuk-Mametova. Sickness, nose bleeding, diarrhea accompanied me and it all...
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Blog by Luba Pershina

Ecuador is located in the equatorial part of South America and is limited on the north by Colombia, on east and south by Peru and its western part is limited by the Pacific Ocean. Ecuador in Spanish means "equator". The equator line runs 25 kilometres on north from Quito, the capital of the country, at an altitude of 3,000 ...
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Blog by Luba Pershina

Aconcagua is also translated with the name of the Guard Stone. And it is, indeed, the closest meaning matching the reality, because often there is very little snow on the mountain, everything is blown away by a hurricane wind and rock walls are inaccessibly suppressed. The western side of Aconcagua is a shear wall, formed b...
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Blog by Mountain Planet

While wondering where to go this summer, the largest community of opinion leaders Mountainplanet.com completed the task for you and combined the best routes into one list. Read, choose, and pack your luggage! Did you start to plan your summer? We suggest you to check this list, containing the advice of Mountainplanet.com...
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Blog by Kenneth Mendez Zumbado

Mountain Encyclopedia This is a database on my Wordpress blog, with a list with +2000 mountains in the world. I am continuously updating the list. There you can see:  Worlds Highest Mountains (Above Sea Level)  https://mountainencyclopedia.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/montanas-mas-altas-del-mundo/ Most prominent mo...
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