Information and advice on the climbing equipment needed for mountain scrambling in safely. It is an international meeting place for the best scholarship on mountains from the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, and other communities of practice. In fault-block mountains, tectonic plates slide past each other to create the mountain.

3. Climbing Equipment for Scrambling: Light and versatile is the order of the day. All-mountain bikes are generally slightly heavier than cross-country bikes. Coffee grown at elevations between 1,500 and 3,000 feet (910 m) is called Jamaica High Mountain, and coffee grown below 1,500-foot (460 m) elevation is called Jamaica Supreme or Jamaica Low Mountain.

Explore more of the unique myths and legends of the Mournes in great company including our Men and Mountains, Strugglers and Smugglers and our new CS Lewis Tour. The AvaLung is a very cool device that draws air directly from snow packs and lets climbers breath in the life giving air even if they’re under ten or twenty feet of snow.

Volcanic mountains may be active, meaning they are erupting; dormant, meaning it is not currently erupting but may in the future; or extinct, meaning it has not erupted for over 10,000 years. It’s easy to get lost in the mountains when you’re not familiar with them.

The Satpura range is a triangular shaped mountain range present in central India. It houses world’s second highest mountain peak known as K2 and many of the world’s longest glaciers like Siachen glacier at 70km and the Biafo glacier at 63km. We are dedicated specifically to understanding mountains, mountain cultures, and mountain activities in relation to one another, and to bringing students, faculty members, and community together through the study of mountains.