High camp at the base of Nevado Alpamayo, considered one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, in Cordillera Blanca, Peru (by mokelumne-kid).


Our palms are sweating as we look at this vertiginously awesome drone photo of a team of nine mountain climbers atop the Jungfrau (elevation 13,642 ft), one of the main summits of the Bernese Alps in Switzerland. It’s a phenomenal shot that was captured using a camera with a fisheye lens attached to a drone. The climb was sponsored by Swiss mountaineering outfitter Mammut.

Click here for a brief process video to learn more about what went into achieving this hair-raising photo.

[via Colossal and The Verge]


Hazel Findley @ Reel Rock 8


Hazel Findley @ Reel Rock 8




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The greatest skill I ever had, though, was the one I started with: being able to suffer for long periods of time and not die. In exchange, I got to see some amazing things.

Bree Loewen, Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier  (via thechroniclingsofagearhead)


Daniel and I were the first people to witness the July 4th sunrise on the Pacific Coast from the summit of Mt. Whitney (14,505’) — the highest point in the contiguous United States.

I’ll never forget that morning.

Fuji HDR by (LeoMoon74Photography)

(Source: R2--D2)

got me up all night by (bloung)

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Paul M. Robinson

French Alps

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