Nature never ceases to amaze man, as it has made so much diversity in all its creations. When we talk of landscape, mountains are the most glorious creation of nature, reaching great heights and inspiring and challenging us to reach their untouched beauty. There are some breathtakingly beautiful mountains around the world which have attracted mountaineers, travelers and photographers, to witness their spectacular beauty.
Here are the top 10 most beautiful and popular mountains in the world:
10. Mount Eiger, Switzerland
The majestic Mount Eiger in Switzerland is considered as one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Though many mountaineers have taken up the challenge of climbing this imposing landform, many of them have failed in their attempts as the mountain is as dangerous as it is beautiful
9. Alpamayo, Peru
Featuring next on the list of most beautiful mountains in the world is the icy pyramid called Alpamayo, which lies in the Cordillera Blanca range of Peru. The unique shape and the vertical lines over the mountain have attracted a large number of mountaineers to it for years.
8. Table Mountain, South Africa
As the name implies, Table Mountain in South Africa has a horizontal summit which is not very high, but this, in no way makes it less beautiful. Set beside the lovely sea, the mountain looks beautiful and is absolutely unique to look at.
7. Mauna Loa, Hawaii
The next name on the list of top 10 most beautiful mountains in the world is that of the volcanic mountain Mauna Loa in Hawaii. It is also the largest volcano on the Earth, which has been active for centuries. The smoothly rising peak measures nearly 9168 m, when measured from the seafloor, making it the tenth tallest in the solar system.
6. Ama Dablam, Nepal
One of the most stunning mountains in the world is the sharply jutting peak of Ama Dablam in the Himalayas, located in Nepal. The rocks of the mountain exhibit sharp angles, which become even more prominent when the mountain gets covered in snow. The mountain reaches a height of 6856 m and showcases a sight of unusual beauty.
5. Cerro Torre, Argentina and Chile
Cerro Torre is a great mountain lying in Patagonia on the Argentina Chile border and is susceptible to violent storms. This makes the mountain difficult to climb, but the beauty of this amazing peak continues to allure mountaineers from around the world.
4. The Spectre, Antarctica
The Spectre is the tallest and perhaps the most beautiful peak amongst the famous Organ Pipe Peaks of Antarctica. The stunning beauty of this mountain has been describes as “dramatic, beautiful and perfect” by the famous geologist Edmund Stump, who visited Antarctica more than a dozen times in a span of four decades.
3. The Matterhorn Switzerland
One of the most amazing mountains in the world is the Matterhorn, which is a part of the Swiss Alps. The dangerous and tricky scent of the mountain has never been enough to dissuade mountaineers who attempt to climb it in order to witness the magnificent beauty at its summit. The weather at the mountain is quite unpredictable, which adds to its amazing beauty and eternal charm.
2. Kirkjufell, Iceland
An amazing mountain in Iceland, which attracts thousands of tourists, is Kirkjufell, whose appeal lies not in its height, but rather in its almost architectural symmetry. The mountain is lush green in summer and has a splendid waterfall called Kirkjufellsfoss nearby, which gets frozen in cold weather.
1. Denali, Alaska
The majestic mountain of Denali in Alaska, is undoubtedly one of the most stunning mountains in the world. The tremendous mountain reaches and unbelievable altitude of 20,320 feet from the base, which makes it appear as if touching the sky. The mountain is surrounded by peaceful wilderness and forests, which adds to its glory and grandeur.
Machapuchare (Himalayas), Huayna Picchu (Peru) and Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Italy) are some other magnificent and stunningly beautiful mountains in the world. All these structures reflect the grandeur and power of nature.