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In the 17th century, people despised nature, especially mountains. Sometimes they called them "earth ulcers" or "useless obstacles". Merciless gods live here, spewing lava or sending down avalanches.

Today, on the other hand, people are fascinated by the mountains. And mountains also play an important role on Fernweh-Motive. Below you will find big mountains and small mountains, whole mountain ranges, fantastic views and sometimes stomach churning.

Highlights:
Kora around Mount Kailash
At the foot of Mount Everest
Half Dome in Yosemite National Park
Climbing Mount Kenya

 

 

Outdoor-Skills für Berge & Schnee: Scottisch Winter Mountaineering

Scottisch Winter Mountaineering in Glencoe

Schottland ist bekannt als Paradies für Wanderer, Scrambler und Kletterer. Das Erklimmen der sogenannten Munros, das Munro-Bagging, wird hier wie ein Nationalsport betrieben. Und...
Hexenstieg Harz

Harzer Hexenstieg - Highlights and Tips for 100 km Hiking in the Harz Mountains

Brocken witches, narrow-gauge railroads, mining history, caves, high moors, viewpoints and more. Welcome to the Hexenstieg in the Harz Mountains!
Pompeji von Island & Vulkan Eldfell auf den Westmännerinseln

Pompeii of Iceland - Excursion to Eldfell Volcano of Vestmannaeyjar

Following the traces of the 1973 volcanic eruption: climbing the Eldfell volcano in the south of Iceland, museum and walk in the "lava forest".
Besteigung des Illiniza Norte in Ecuador

Ascent of Illiniza Norte Volcano in Ecuador

Illiniza Norte is one of the best acclimatization mountains for higher peaks in Ecuador with great views and easy rock climbing.
Okatse Canyon und Hanging Cliff Trail

Okatse Canyon: Panoramic View and Stomach Tingling at the Hanging Cliff Trail

Day trip from Kutaisi or on the way to Svanetia: Okatse Canyon with viewing platform is a worthwhile destination.

Road Trip Georgia: in 4×4 Lada Niva from Kutaisi through Svaneti

Highlights from our road trip with Lada Niva in Georgia, Swanetia. Mountain romance and gravel roads. How is driving the Svaneti Loop?
Wandertipp für Washington State: Mount Pilchuck Fire Lookout

Hike to Mount Pilchuck Fire Lookout, Washington State

Hike to Fire Lookout on Mount Pilchuck with panoramic views of the Cascades, Olympics and Puget Sound. And what if it's foggy?
Isle of Skye – die 9 schönsten Wanderungen

Isle of Skye – die 9 schönsten Wanderungen

The spectacular scenery of the Isle of Skye is a nature lover's paradise - but which hikes are the best?
Das Herz der Cuillins und der Bad Step, Isle of Skye

The Heart of the Cuillins and the Bad Step, Isle of Skye

Eine der schönsten Wanderrouten auf Skye und Teil des Skye Trails im Herzen der Cuillins. Doch wie schlimm ist der "Bad Step" eigentlich?
Reisebericht & Tipps für die Besteigung Point Lenana

Travelogue & Tips for Climbing Point Lenana

Ascent of Point Lenana on Mount Kenya via the Chogoria-Sirimon route. Travelogue, daily stages and many practical tips.
Packliste für die Besteigung des Point Lenana, Mount Kenya

Packing List for the Ascent of Point Lenana, Mount Kenya

Useful packing list for the ascent of Point Lenana on Mount Kenya on a 6-day trekking tour Chogoria-Sirimon route.
Mount Kenya – hoch hinaus auf den Point Lenana

Mount Kenya - high up on Point Lenana

Trekking on Mount Kenya and climbing Point Lenana - travelogue, info and practical tips for the 6-day Chogoria-Sirimon route.