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Blog 02/01/2020 VINSON MASSIF

Elevation: 4,892 m Mountain Range: The Sentinel Range of Ellsworth Mountains Countries: Chilean claim under the Antarctic Treaty System* Continent: Antarctica More Facts: The highest mountain in Antarctica Located about 1,200 km from the South Pole The temperature near the summit can reach -40⁰C Approximately 1200 climbers have successfully reached the summit The limited amount …

Blog 18/08/2019 MATTERHORN

Elevation: 4,478 m Mountain Range: The Alps Countries: Switzerland, Italy Continent: Europe More Facts: 12th highest mountain in Europe 6th highest mountain in the Alps It has a pyramidal shape with four sides, each one facing the four cardinal points One of the most photographed mountains in the world First climbed in July 14th , …

Blog 14/08/2019 MONTBLANC

Elevation: 4,808 m Mountain Range: The Alps Countries: France, Italy Continent: Europe More Facts: Highest mountain in the Alps Has the highest fatality rate in Europe (approximately 100 climbers per year) Situated in the limit between France and Italy Its height fluctuates every year, depending on the depth of the summit’s snowcap First climbed in …

Blog 23/05/2019 LHOTSE

Elevation: 8,516 m Mountain Range: The Himalayas Countries: Nepal, China Continent: Asia More Facts: The 4 th highest mountain in the world Part of the Eight-Thousanders Its impressive south face of the peak is the steepest in the world First climbed in May 18 th , 1956 by Fritz Luchsinger and Ernst Reiss (Switzerland) Its …

Blog 22/05/2019 EVEREST

Elevation: 8,848 m Mountain Range: The Himalayas Countries: Nepal, China Continent: Asia More Facts: Highest mountain in the world Highest mountain in Asia Part of the Eight-Thousanders The Death Zone is above 8,000 m; the name comes from the lack of oxygen, exhaustion, and harsh weather conditions It takes an average of 10 weeks to …

Blog 28/08/2018 ELBRUS

Elevation: 5,642 m Mountain Range: The Caucasus Mountains Countries: Russia Continent: Europe More Facts: The highest mountain in Europe Highest stratovolcano in Eurasia It’s a dormant volcano formed about 2.5 million years ago Its last eruption was around 50 AD In Greek mythology, Zeus chained Prometheus to Mount Elbrus as a punishment for stealing fire …

Blog 01/03/2018 KILIMANJARO

Elevation: 5,895 m Mountain Range: The Eastern Rift Mountains Countries: Tanzania Continent: Africa More Facts: The highest mountain in Africa Tallest free-standing mountain in the world It is actually a dormant volcano and has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira Contains 5 unique ecosystems First climbed in October 6th , 1889 by Hans Meyer …