Mount Washington

Pictured By – wwoods Mount Washington at a height of 1916m (6288 ft) is called Agiocochook by some Native American tribes and is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States and offers spectacular view from the summit. The mountain is notorious for its erratic weather and anyone contemplating a walk to its summit should…

Mount Whitney

Pictured By – Geographer Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in California, as well as the highest summit in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada—with an elevation of 4421 meters (14,505ft). It is the tallest mountain in California, as well as the highest summit in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada…

Mount Rainier

Pictured By – Lyn Topinka (USGS) Mount Rainier at a height of 4,392 m (14,411 ft) is also known as Tahoma or Tacoma and  is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest mountain in the U.S. state of Washington. It is a large active volcano located 59 miles south-southeast…

Mount Shasta

Pictured By – Ewen Denney At 4321 meters 14,179 ft. Mount Shasta is the second highest volcanic peak in the contiguous 48 states. There are many climbing routes up Mt. Shasta, providing options for mountaineers of all levels. The summit is often tackled in two days and a high degree of mountain proficiency and physical fitness is…

Mount Evans

Pictured By – Boilerinbtown Mount Evans at a height of 4350 meters (14,271ft ) is the highest summit of the Chicago Peaks in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The peak is one of the characteristic Front Range peaks, dominating the western skyline of the Great Plains and can be seen…

Maroon Bells

Pictured By – Rhododendrites Maroon Bells North and South Maroon Peak are two adjacent 14,000 foot summits at the center of the Elk Mountains in the Western Rockies situated just a few miles away from the popular ski resort town of Aspen. Besides their bell shape and deep red color, the peaks and many of…

Denali

Pictured By – Denali National Park and Preserve Denali at 6,144 m(20,146 ft) is the highest mountain peak in North America and was previously known as Mount Mc Kinley until 2015 when it was renamed after many years of dispute  Denali. It is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak on Earth, after Mount…