Monthly Archives: May 2014

Most Challenging Mountain to Climb- Monte Fitz Roy

Monte Fitz Roy is a 3,375 metre (11,073 ft) mountain near the village of El Chaltén, on the border between Argentina and Chile. It is also known as Cerro Chaltén or Cerro Fitz Roy, which means Cerro is a Spanish word meaning “hill”, while Chaltén comes from a Tehuelche (Aonikenk) word meaning “smoking mountain” due to clouds that usually forms around the mountain’s peak. Despite its average height the mountain has a reputation of being extremely difficult to climb because of the sheer granite faces present long stretches of arduous technical climbing. In addition, the weather in the area is exceptionally severe and slippery.

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Triglav Mountains- Slovenia

Triglav is the highest mountains in Slovenia and the highest peak of the Julian Alps. It rises very high above its foothills. From all sides it is surrounded with deep valleys. It is like they are supporting the high pedestal on which the The King sits. And that pedestal is something like high lying plateau on which the main body of peak stands.  On the North of it is Vrata valley, consider to be the most beautiful in Slovenia. On the East there is long and deep Krma valley. On the West, slopes of the Triglav are steeps and high, they descent 2km into the Zadnjica valley. On the South, there is around 1000m lower, Velska Dolina valley and Velo Polje field. Although these slopes are high and quiet wild but are more subdued when comparing to western and northern ones.

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Puncak Jaya in Indonesia

Puncak Jaya (also known as Carstensz Pyramid) is the highest mountain in the Indonesia, with 4,884 metres (16,024 ft ), 5th highest mountain in political Southeast Asia, is considered the highest peak of the seventh continent (Australia/Oceanic) for climbers attempting the Seven Summits, the highest on the island of New Guinea  in the Indonesian province of Papua and Indonesia is an Asian country. This is a minority viewpoint based on politics rather than geophysics.

It is also the highest point between the Himalayas and the Andes and the highest island peak in the world.

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Ritacuba Blanco

Ritacuba Blanco is the highest point of the Cordillera in the Andes Mountains of Colombia. It is also known as Ritak’uwan, an ancient name from the U’wa, this name comes from the domestic people that live in the lowlands of the National Park Sierra Nevada del Cocuy y Güicán.

It is known to be the one of the most beautiful mountains of Colombia. It is located in the National Park Cocuy with an altitude of 5330 metres. Along that park, the visitors are  bound to go for climbing due to it’s technical level of climbing and also because of it’s beautiful view of the rest of the park and the Llanos Orientales.

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