Why do we hike mountains?

What is a good beginner mountain to climb?

5 beginner climbs to get you into mountaineering

  • Pachermo Peak, Nepal. …
  • Gran Paradiso, Italy. …
  • Twin Peaks of Ladakh, India. …
  • Everest Base Camp & Island Peak, Nepal. …
  • Mera Peak, Nepal.

Why do I feel better in the mountains?

A fountain of youth

Our bodies compensate by boosting our hematocrit levels (quantity of red blood cells.) It is the same effect which is created artificially when athletes use performance-enhancing drugs. In this way, the mountain air gives our bodies a natural “boost,” without any risks to our health.

How does it feel to climb a mountain?

Climbing mountains is an experience that is hard to put into words. You are in a beautiful environment and, when you reach the top, you feel incredible. But also you have to climb down, which is when most accidents happen – people are tired, it gets dark, it’s harder.

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