mountains

Some of the Most Dangerous Mountains in the World

December 10, 2008 / 9 Comments

For some of us, mountains are the best places for a vacation, but for others is a way of living. I'm talking about climbers that take their chances to make it "on top of the world", conquering some of the highest mountains out there. But some are not only after heights, they're after the most dangerous mountains. They need adrenaline, ...

World’s 14 Highest Mountain Peaks in the World

September 30, 2008 / 14 Comments

I've always admired how some of the tallest mountains on Earth stitch even the most beautiful clouds, but I never had the curiosity to research and see which are the biggest mountain peaks, how people call them or exactly how tall they are. For those that don't know, here is a list with world's top 14 highest and a few ...

The Andes Mountains to Double Their Height in 4 Million Years

June 6, 2008 / 2 Comments

Did you know that mountains grow at a relatively fast rate (a few mm each year) until the forces that form them are no longer active? Apparently that's the case with the Andes Mountains which are one of the longest and highest mountain ranges in the world. For millions of years the Andes grew slowly. Then all of a sudden, 10 ...