Franz’s Great Climbing Adventures
If you’re a climbing aficionado like Franz, you must be looking for the next great adventure travel destination.
Need some inspiration to add to your bucket list? Franz has got some fantastic suggestions.
Take a look at the place Franz has gone to and see if it somewhere you’d want to be for your next big adventure.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. It’s located in northern Tanzania just on the border with Kenya.
Although this is the highest mountain in Africa, it’s possible for a beginner to do the climb—with some training and preparation.
If you’re newer to climbing, choose the 8 to 10-day climb to allow your body to get acclimated.
The Andes, Peru
This great adventure travel destination is one you don’t want to miss.
Take the Inca Trail and climb through many different ecosystems such as deserts, cloud forests, and plains. It will all culminate in the final part of the journey—Machu Picchu.
Incredible views of the lost city of the Incan empire will greet you. The trek down will lead you to Cusco.
Denali, also known as Mount McKinley, is located in Denali National Park, Alaska. It is the highest mountain in North America measuring at 20,320 feet.
This is a mountain climb you cannot miss if you want panoramic vistas of the Alaskan landscape.
If you’re interested in climbing Denali, the best months are May and June. Otherwise, there is the risk of avalanches and open crevasses.
Longs Peak, Colorado
If you’re looking for a more relaxed yet challenging climb, Longs Peak is worth a try.
Located in the Rocky Mountain National Park, this peak is 14,359 feet high.
Although Longs Peak is suitable for inexperienced climbers, they should be comfortable with physical activity.
If you want to make the most of this climb, you need to start early. It’s recommended you get to the trail between 2 and 3 am. Expect a round trip of about 12 hours.
Half Dome, California
Half Dome is located in the famous Yosemite National Park and stands at 8,839 feet high.
The half dome is iconic and recognized worldwide. Retailer The North Face even uses the dome as their brand logo.
If you wish to climb Half Dome, you’ll have to go through a lottery process.
The park selects 225 hikers and 75 backpackers each day to go on the trail.
Bonus: Mount Everest, Nepal
This is a bonus climb for those who seek the ultimate mountain climbing adventure.
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. It’s 29,035 feet above sea level, and some say it continues to grow about 2 inches each year.
Climbing the highest peak on earth is no easy feat, even with the right gear. Over the years many have tried to conquer this mountain. About 2,000 have accomplished climbing this mountain.
Great Adventure Travel Awaits
So many adventures are waiting for you. Whether you want to go big or start small, you will experience the inimitable feeling of reaching the summit.
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