Kebnekaise is situated in the northern part of Sweden, south from Abisko and reasonably close to the city of Kiruna. Kebnekaise is the highest mountain in Sweden, which peak is at 2104 meters (6,900 ft.).
It is part of Scandinavian Mountains, like Finland’s highest peak at Halti. Some say that when the weather conditions are perfect you could see as much as 9% of Sweden’s surface area from the peak of Kebnekaise.
On the busiest days in the late summer, the summit of Galdhopiggen is often visited by hundreds of people. Galdhopiggen means the mountain peak Galdho.
Geologically Galdhopiggen, just like the most mountains in southern Norway, is part of the Caledonian fold.
Besides the beautiful natural image of Bhutan more important for most visitors is the meaning of culture and tradition, which binds clearly the scope and their larger neighbors.
Bhutan is the only Vajrayana Buddhist nation in the world, and the profound lessons from this tradition remain well received and exert a strong influence on all aspects of life in Bhutan.
Himalayas (meaning “home of the snows”) is the highest and perhaps the best known mountain range in the world. It is located in southern Asia, north from India, between Tibetan Plateau and Nepal.
There are numerous massive mountains in Himalayas, actually over 30 peaks over 7500 meters high. Mount Everest naturally the highest one in the whole world, peaking at the unbelievable height of 8,850 meters (29,035 ft.).
The Appalachian Trail, officially The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, is a marked hiking trail in the eastern part of United States. It is located between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.
The length of the trail may sound unbelievable; the trail is over 3,200km (2,000 miles) long. Hiking the Appalachian Trail is the ultimate dream of many hikers.