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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby DK » Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:06 am

I have a preference for steep spiky mts like Alpamayo, K2, Matterhorn etc..
Asgard & Mt Thor on Baffin Island are simply stunning.

I find this article focuses too much on "popular" mts.. yes, and to sell plane tickets.
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby lcarreau » Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:45 am

DK wrote:
I find this article focuses too much on "popular" mts.. yes, and to sell plane tickets.


Yeah, but gotta admit, Rainier looks pretty awesome from the south side ..

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OMG, Little Tahoma is being covered up by the beer bottle. Oh well, it looks much higher in person ... :wink:
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby mconnell » Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:50 am

lcarreau wrote:
DK wrote:
I find this article focuses too much on "popular" mts.. yes, and to sell plane tickets.


Yeah, but gotta admit, Rainier looks pretty awesome from the south side ..

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OMG, Little Tahoma is being covered up by the beer bottle. Oh well, it looks much higher in person ... :wink:


You call that BEER????
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby lcarreau » Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:19 am

mconnell wrote:
You call that BEER????


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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Josh Lewis » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:39 am

Just My personal opinion, but of all the places I been to, I consider Eldorado Peak to be the most beautiful of the Cascades:

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Eldorado Peak in Winter

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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby DK » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:49 am

yep Thor & Asgard on Baffin Island!!
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Gafoto » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:55 am

The Chief wrote:
3Deserts wrote:Also, was this taken from Hurd? The angles look a little softer than I remember that face looking when hiking up towards Bishop Pass.


I would say more like from Chocolate Peak. Hurd Peak would show a direct on (12-6 o'clock 0 to180 deg) due south aspect view of the NB of Goode, where as this shot shows more of SW (2-8 o'clock - from the NE) aspect view that includes the obvious bench above Saddle Rock Lake that leads to the base of the DNB of Goode.

The Chief is correct, that was taken from the summit of Chocolate Peak in late May of last year. The cornice on the left side of the summit was pretty epic. I only wish I could've seen it fall...
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Clark_Griswold » Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:04 am

Being back down in the Tucson area and looking at the Catalina Mountain's Pusch Ridge, I was reminded of this thread. Now, there is nothing wrong with ice, snow, and high alpine peaks, but I notice most other people don't include lower or desert peaks in their list of the World's Most Beautiful Mountains. IS there anyone that feels a local, or more local mountain is worthy of attention? I for one, maintain that the Pusch Ridge is a fantastic place worthy of appreciation.
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Australopitecus » Mon Mar 26, 2012 2:52 pm

For those who like granite!!!!!

Torres del Paine NP in south Patagonia, Chile, has some of the msot beautiful peaks in the world, yeahhh!!

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South Tower, Torre Sur del Paine. Climbed first time in 1963 by Italian team
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The Fortress and The Shield; Fortress climbed first by Brithis in 68 first to use nylon ropes in the area and bigwall equipment with iced mushroom at the top. Silence Valley Area.
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Cerro Catedral, Freanch Valley Area.
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In the Center, Central Tower at the back, Southern Ice Cap
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the Shield again with the unclimbed N wall, and a atractive central pilar!!!

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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Trevers89 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:44 pm

Hardly surprising coming from Bing that it's basically a list of some of the world's most famous mountains anyway

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Monte Civetta does it for me

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Yr Wyddfa is only small but it's complex and perfectly formed

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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby MoapaPk » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:32 pm

Mousa Ali in Djibouti, hands down.
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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Lolli » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:46 pm

Mt Fuji is very beautiful.

And I've not seen it by myself, but Laila Peak, I've always considered it extremely beautiful:

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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby phydeux » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:53 am

Always liked Cotopaxi (Ecuador), probably due to its symmetry and its almost sugar-cone snow cap. Went there in 1989 and climbed it, along with a few other Ecuadorian volcanos. :D

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Re: World's Most Beautiful Mountains?

Postby Gangolf Haub » Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:24 pm

These guys:

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Also Jalovec:
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