Peaks and Ridges of the UK List with Photos

This is a list of major peaks and ridges in the UK that are of particular interest for mountaineering, scrambling or rock climbing. I have marked the ones which I have climbed and I provide photos and GPS measurements of their summits, where they could be acquired.

Tryfan's characteristic North ridge as seen from the valley.
Tryfan’s characteristic …
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Peaks of Australia List with Photos

In the following, I have assembled a list of all major and some minor peaks in Australia, ordered by state. I give a short description, show a photo or two and list the official elevation. Besides, I provide the coordinates and altitudes that I measured using a GPS device when …

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Climbing Jebel Toubkal — Winter Mountaineering in Morocco

This is a report of my winter mountaineering trip to the highest mountain of North Africa, the Jebel Toubkal. It is located in the High Atlas in Morocco. I took the South cwm South col route.

Panorama taken at Toubkal summit.
Panorama taken at Toubkal summit.

Trip Overview

  • Name: Jebel Toubkal
  • Height: 4167 m
  • Prominence …
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Climbing Mulhacén: Day 1 — Capileira to Refugio Poquiera

This is the first part of a trip report of the climb of Mulhacén, the highest mountain of continental Spain. I started in the small mountain village of Capileira and reached the mountain hut Poquiera.

View down into the valley that I came through. Refugio Poquiera is behind me.
View down into the valley that I came through. Refugio Poquiera is behind me.

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