15 Majestic Mountain Ranges That Will Have You Reaching For Your Hiking Boots

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For many of us, it has been far too long since we’ve traveled outside of our own backyards.


The world has so many stunning places to visit, so even if we can’t physically lace up our hiking boots and hit the trails, we can take “armchair hikes” with just a few clicks of the mouse. Here is some inspiration for your next big trip!

1. “Rainbows and Rocky Mountains.”

2. “On our way to the peak Monte Vilander we enjoyed this fantastic view of the majestic Dolomites [in Italy].”

3. Mangart Saddle is a mountain pass in the Julian Alps in northwestern Slovenia. From this vantage point, you can see the Fusine Lakes in Italy.

4. Mount Rainier in Washington state is an active volcano.

5. The Rainbow Mountains in the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in China.

6. “Pomarance, Tuscany, in the late afternoon.”

7. Mount Taranaki in New Zealand is a dormant stratovolcano.

8. North Cascades National Park is in northern Washington.

9. Saunders’ Rock Beach in Cape Town, South Africa.

10. The Tatra Mountains form the border between Slovakia and Poland. This image was taken from the Polish side.

11. A nice example of Arizona’s rugged beauty.

12. Utah has some of the most unique geological formations in the world.

13. Cinque Torri (the Five Towers) are in Cortina D’ Ampezzo in northern Italy.

14. Lake Minnewanka is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada.

15. Lake Louise is another gorgeous lake in Banff National Park, Canada.

We feel better already! Add in some fresh air and exercise, and it’s a recipe for good vibes.

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