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5 Mountains to Climbs for Beginners and Where to Find Them

Don’t let your lack of mountaineering skills stop you from enjoying the experience of climbing. Everyone is a beginner at some point. So if you are thinking of giving it a go, here are some of the best mountains to climb for beginners.

Mount Elbrus
Mount Elbrus
Location: Russia
Elevation: 5,642 m
Located in Russia’s Caucasus Mountains, Mount Elbrus stands as the highest mountain in Europe. Beginners can take a cable car to 12,500 feet where their trek to the summit begins. The climb to the summit takes about a day or two.

Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji
Location: Japan
Elevation: 3,776 m
Mount Fuji or Fuji-san is the tallest peak in Japan. It is also one of the country’s most iconic and famous attractions. The climb begins at 2,300m and takes less than ten hours both ways for fit hikers.

Mount Hood
Mount Hood
Location: USA
Elevation: 3,429 m
Mount Hood is one of North America’s most frequently climbed glaciated volcanic peaks. Taking the South Side Route, beginners can enjoy less than a day’s snow climb while enjoying the stunning views along the way.

Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Location: Tanzania
Elevation: 5,895 m
Mount Kilimanjaro is a volcano and the highest mountain in Africa. The trek up the summit typically takes about five to six days allowing beginners enough time to acclimatize to the thin air.

Mount Temple
Mount Temple
Location: Canada
Elevation: 3,544 m
Located at the Banff National Park, Mount Temple is one of the most visible peaks in the area and one of the most frequently climbed. Beginners can reach the trek in one day.