Tepui, The Table Of The Gods

Tepuis Argentinian Amazon

The word Tepui comes from the ancient Pemon language, where it means “house of the gods”. Largely found in South America, tepuis are mesas that rise abruptly from the jungle and give its visitors spectacular views of the surrounding wildlife. One tepui, Auyantepui, is the source of Angel Falls, the world’s tallest waterfall.

The Celestial Grandeur Of Matterhorn

Matterhorn Mountain Stars

One of the Swiss Alps’ most iconic features, Matterhorn’s mesmerizing appearance is matched by its inherent deadliness. With a nearly 15,000-foot high summit, Matterhorn’s pernicious peak has ended the lives of over 500 alpinists whose sky-high ambition has been to set foot upon it.

Patagonia’s Majestic Mount Fitz Roy

Mount Fitz Roy Patagonia

Don’t let this serene Argentine image fool you; Mount Fitz Roy’s rocky nature and impossible angles make it one of the world’s most technically challenging mountains to climb.

China’s Dazzling Mount Danxia

Danxia Mountains China

Found in Guangdong, China, Mount Danxia is “sacred” for a couple reasons. The first of which being that the mountains, formed by the erosion of reddish sandstone, are sprinkled with various temples. The second is that in 2010 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.