An abandoned fire lookout tower on top of Harney Peak. Harney Peak is the highest mountain in South Dakota, located in the Black Hills National Forest. The peak is the highest point east of the Rocky Mountains in mainland North America. The elevation of the peak is 7,242 feet (2,207 meters).
Ismail Samani Peak (from 1932–1962 known as Stalin Peak, from 1962–1998 as Communism Peak), 24,590 ft (7,495 m). Pamir Mountains are formed by the junction of the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges. They are among the world's highest mountains. They are also known by the Chinese name of Congling.
Semo La (La means "pass" in Tibetan, the local language) is situated in the central part of Tibet and gives access to the Chang Tang region. The pass is motorable rising to an altitude of 5565m (18,258 feet) at 30°06′36″N, 85°25′54″E. It is found on the so-called Northern Route, north of Raka and south of Coqen in Central Tibet. Travellers use this route as an alternativ...
Jbel (Jebel) Toubkal is a mountain peak in southwestern Morocco. At 4,167 m, it is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. It is located 63 km south of the city of Marrakech, in the Toubkal National Park.The Atlas Mountains are a mountain range in northwest Africa extending about 2400 km (1500 miles) through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, and including The Rock of Gibraltar...
This is the beginning of the cog railway up to Pikes Peak, CO. Tallest one in the world, at one stage the train is on such an angle that the top and the bottom of the train is equivalent in height to a three story building (don't stand up!)
You can see "two" trains here as they actually go up as separate carriages.
Mount Washington is the highest peak in the northeastern U.S. with an elevation of 6,288'. It is located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. The mountain boasts about some of the world's most severe weather and retains the world record for recorded wind speed at 231 mph.
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