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Hollywood
May 27th, 2014, 02:55 PM
What are some of your favorite mountains in the world? It doesn't necessarily have to be ones you've visited, it can be ones you just find interesting in general.


My absolute favorite is definitely Mount Rainier, in Washington:
https://res.cloudinary.com/roadtrippers/image/upload/v1396514290/qzrdjzma4nj7usummukp.jpg
Mt. Rainier was the first mountain I ever got "up close and personal with." I went there many times and was astonished by how beautiful it was there. On sunny days you could see it from where I lived as well. Simply stunning.

I also loved visiting Mount Saint Helens:
http://media.komonews.com/images/120721_mount_st_helens_660.jpg
I remember being fascinated by Mt. St. Helens and its 1980 eruption as a kid. The area around it is a barren wasteland, it almost looks like another planet.

Apassionato
May 27th, 2014, 03:04 PM
Mt. Fuji is the most beautiful mountain I have ever seen, though unfortunately not in person yet. It has such a distinct shape and has had such a lasting influence on Japanese art, you see it EVERYWHERE. Hokusai's works featuring it are quite famous, too.

As far as mountains I have visited, I grew up on a rather pretty, albeit small one. And the Alps are pretty stunning to drive in.

Living For Love
May 27th, 2014, 03:15 PM
Montanha do Pico, in Azores, is one of my favourites.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_1O4vi4lVgCQ/TU18yk1iSAI/AAAAAAAAFyM/6Vizir3k8Q4/s1600/Pico_003.jpg

Cygnus
May 27th, 2014, 03:20 PM
Mount Cotopaxi in Ecuador
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b8/Cotopaxi_with_horse.jpg

AvMan
May 27th, 2014, 04:28 PM
Ben Nevis in Scotland is mine. Its by no means pretty but the harsh environment and scree slopes seem to appeal to me. As I said the mountain isn't great to look at but the views from the top on a decent day are outstanding.

Horatio Nelson
May 27th, 2014, 04:39 PM
Mount Kilimanjaro is so fascinating to me. Although it isn't technically a mountain range but rather a giant hill in the middle of Africa. lol

PinkFloyd
May 27th, 2014, 04:40 PM
I really like the Bavarian Alps.

LunarScorpio
May 28th, 2014, 06:45 AM
Ben Nevis in Scotland is mine. Its by no means pretty but the harsh environment and scree slopes seem to appeal to me. As I said the mountain isn't great to look at but the views from the top on a decent day are outstanding.

Ben Nevis is boring on one side, and extremely fun ( and dangerous) on the other.

My favourite has to be the Matterhorn in the Alps. Or Kilimanjaro

Typhlosion
May 28th, 2014, 08:56 AM
Mt. Olympus because, you know, gods and stuff!

IAMWILL
May 29th, 2014, 01:10 AM
http://imagesci.com/img/2013/09/annapurna-22418-hd-wallpapers.jpg

Annapurna. This mountain will FUCK YOU UP. 25 percent (TWENTY FIVE) die trying to climb it. Ridiculous.

CosmicNoodle
May 29th, 2014, 01:36 AM
Hmm, the best mountain range I have ever seen IRL has to be "The horse shoe pass". Its a small winding road with an incredibally steal drop on one side, and steep hills on the other. All the time when your on said road your inches from certain death. Keeps thongs interesting. And a few days ago I was hurteling round there at 90mph with my uncle on him motorcycle :)

Info about the horse shoe :) http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_Pass

The best mountain I have yet to see, in my opinion, has to be Mnt Everist. It's fascinating for some reason

ksdnfkfr
May 29th, 2014, 01:47 AM
Devil's Tower in Wyoming

http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/01/0b/61/89/very-impressive-view.jpg

Gamma Male
May 29th, 2014, 02:32 AM
The tall ones.

phuckphace
May 29th, 2014, 11:12 AM
Olympus Mons. go big or go home.

Miserabilia
May 29th, 2014, 01:41 PM
Mt. Fuji always.

http://feross.org/images/mt-fuji-view.jpg

AvMan
May 31st, 2014, 09:54 AM
Ben Nevis is boring on one side, and extremely fun ( and dangerous) on the other.

My favourite has to be the Matterhorn in the Alps. Or Kilimanjaro

Yeah your right, I'd love to have a go climbing on the North face someday. Pretty exhilarating I'd imagine :)

Hudor
May 31st, 2014, 10:01 AM
Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain at a height of 10,100 m. Although only 4,207 m of it is above sea-level

http://www.maunakea.com/images/gallery/pic14.jpg

dame
May 31st, 2014, 10:10 AM
I live about 10 miles away from the worlds smallest mountain range, the sutter buttes. They're pretty interesting but not the best I've seen, I like the Sierra Nevada Mountains the best :-)

Abyssal Echo
June 1st, 2014, 06:14 PM
its kind of a toss up I like both the Rocky mountains and the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Plane And Simple
June 2nd, 2014, 11:02 AM
I like the Sierra Nevada Mountains the best :-)

That's awesome!

Same here, they're an awesome place to ski at.

dame
June 2nd, 2014, 02:54 PM
That's awesome!

Same here, they're an awesome place to ski at.

Never went skiing there, but hopefully next winter I will!

Jevon
June 4th, 2014, 05:16 PM
Rocky Mountains are my favorite only because I grew up so close to them...but I absolutely loved the arenal volcano in Costa Rica ( that sort of counts as a mountain right??? ) lolol

Lost in the Echo
June 4th, 2014, 05:47 PM
I've always really liked Mt.Everest

AndrewWiggins
June 23rd, 2014, 12:47 PM
the mountains in utah are my favorite

Magg
June 23rd, 2014, 06:07 PM
mt fuji probably

Karkat
June 23rd, 2014, 06:47 PM
The Sandias near Albuquerque are GORGEOUS when the sun sets.

I also rather love The Lasals (Utah), but I'm largely partial to them because they're like a few dozen miles from where I live :P

http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2014/035/5/d/in_the_sky_by_ganbatte123-d753p11.jpg

It's the mountain range in the upper right. I know it's a little small compared to the rest of the picture, but they're not very big mountains, sorry.

If you need a reference for what where I live looks like:

http://th05.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/i/2013/009/5/9/red_river_by_ganbatte123-d5qxsxb.jpg

That's a few miles from my house

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/020/e/0/red_rock_by_ganbatte123-d4n2fdc.jpg

That one was taken from my own backyard.

So uh, I'm kind of surrounded with fascinating rock formations. :P