Nominate: Top 10 places in the World

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I always suspected that Astronuc was a bit of a mountaineer.

Got any favourites? I've only really done mini-mountaineering in the Scottish Highlands and French Alps. I think I'd be in way over my depth on anything over about 4500m.
 
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brewnog said:
I always suspected that Astronuc was a bit of a mountaineer.

Got any favourites? I've only really done mini-mountaineering in the Scottish Highlands and French Alps. I think I'd be in way over my depth on anything over about 4500m.
Just about any mountain, but some of my favorites are listed above in Post #21.

I need to get over to the Scottish Highlands - hopefully the next year or two.

I've been through the alps several times, but never stopped long enough to do a peak.

Himalayas/Karakoram, Pamirs, Tien Shan are on my to do list, as are the Andes and Denali, and the Rocky Mountains around Banff/Jasper.

I guess I'll be busy for a while. :biggrin:

Acutally, I have a mountains/peaks folder on one of my PC's. I need to post some pics, but I'll run out of space if I post them on PF.

Also, here is a thread "Cool Places!" with some places I have been, and some I have yet to visit.
 
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Wow, i guess u want to conquer all the high mount in the world?
 
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The top of the Alps in Zermatt, one of the cooler places that we've been.

http://www.ski-europe.com/images/gallery/zermatt/zermatt1.jpg [Broken]

In the middle of town sits a small cemetary. I would guess that the average age of death indicated was around twenty-five. :eek:
 
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Sandy Beach in Hawaii.

My favorite place
MY NUMBER ONE most Beautiful beach in the WORLD (I've been to a lot), is definitely the big beach on Anderson Air Force base, at the North of Guam. As I said before, I haven't gotten a good picture yet.

This picture from Astronuc's link is SWEET!
http://www.consulmexatlanta.org/tulum.jpeg [Broken]
 
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Mt. Everest, called the top of the world, is the highest. :biggrin:
yay....!!!!!!111 :smile:
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
In the middle of town sits a small cemetary. I would guess that the average age of death indicated was around twenty-five. :eek:

Wow, thats surprising low! Is there a reason behind that? is it due to accident?
 
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Number 1:
http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/world/images/mars.jpg [Broken]
Number 2: The northern areas of Pakistan:
http://www.pakistanpage.net/gallery/main/mountains/np.jpg [Broken]
 
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The Big Sur area of California is incredibly beautiful, idyllic even. I've attached a few pictures from a trip I took last summer.

I think Utah is also underrated in general in terms of natural beauty. Astronuc got it right, Zion and Bryce Canyon national parks are gorgeous. Yellowstone is also astounding in the depth and variety of its natural beauty.

As far as areas outside of the USA mainland go, I haven't been to many places, but Iceland has some really nice and impressive geography.
 

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