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The Stunning Cordillera Del Paine Mountains Of Patagonia

Cordillera Del Paine Photograph

Cordillera del Paine is a small but spectacular set of mountains in the Chilean Pantagonia located in Torres del Paine National Park. Referred to as the Torres del Paine (Towers of Paine), the three massive summits photographed above are gigantic granite monoliths that are UNESCO-declared biosphere reserves.

The Matterhorn

The Matterhorn Photograph

Standing at 14,690 feet (4.478 meters), the Matterhorn is one of the highest mountains in the Alps. Since when it was first climbed in 1865, over 500 alpinists have died attempting to reach the summit of the Matterhorn.

Seven Of The World’s Most Treacherous Climbs

While pretty in postcards and from afar, always think twice before attempting to tackle these treacherous climbs:

The World’s Most Treacherous Climbs: Annapurna, Nepal

Most Treacherous Climbs Annapurna Mountain of Nepal

Ranked the tenth highest mountain in world, the icy peaks of Annapurna are the most statistically treacherous climbs in the world. Since 1950 – Annapurna’s first ascent – a total of 153 people have attempted the climb. Out of those 153, 58 have died in their effort. The summit to fatality ratio is the highest in the world.

Most Treacherous Climbs Annapurna

Annapurna Mountain Photograph

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