Situated in the heart of the North American continent and sprawling from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, the United States is the fourth largest country on Earth. Due to its immense size, the US is home to a vast array of diverse landscapes and mountain ranges, making it a popular destination for all sorts of outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Famous Mountains in the United States
The US is home to some of the most well-known mountain ranges in the world, including the Rocky Mountains. However, for intrepid mountaineers and trekkers, the pristine wilderness of Alaska and the Alaska Range are the preeminent destination.
Situated at the heart of the Alaska Range is Denali. At 6,190 metres (20,310 feet) in elevation, Denali is the highest peak in North America and one of the world’s Seven Summits. Climbing the peak is a tough task, requiring a high level of physical fitness and a lot of technical abilities.
Other popular peaks in the United Kingdom are:
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