choosemountains Photos & Videos

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April showers bring May showers bring June showers and somewhere in there are wild flowers. Trillium and bleeding heart!

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Andre the amateur photographer 📸

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The night is dark and full of terrors, but the fire burns them all away. 🔥 (and some nights are full of laughter and marshmallows)

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✔️ San Pellegrino (BG) : Monte Zucco e Rifugio G.E.S.P. - Monte Zucco —–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–—–

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☀️Good morning!☀️ • Went up Cable Line Trail this morning before work. With 1348 feet of elevation gain per mile, it’s a great conditioning hike for mountaineering! • What’s your favorite training hike?

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Sound ON! 🔛🔊 . . Remembering the impromptu Himalayan adventure ⛰️ at Sikkim! Shot on my @goproin 📸. . Have you been here yet?

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If you’re in the mood for a giveaway our friend Ken is hosting one on his page! You’ll get a shot at winning a $200 gift card from us, some BA-2s from @hereticstudio , and a swag pack from @tacomabeast ! —— Go Follow: @hoglundoverland —— Tag us and use #thatprinsulife to be featured! Tell us your story with #whyiexplore ——

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Spent two weeks driving down winding roads with mountains on our left and the ocean on our right. Time seemed to slow down, we were worry free.

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Trust yourself, you got this 👊🏼 . . Just a picture I like, doing something I love, many moons ago

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What's it really all about if not for hanging out with friends in the mountains

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~ CARDO MARIANO ~ 💜 Da più di 500 anni è il fiore simbolo della SCOZIA. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Tutta questa importanza deriva da un’antica leggenda secondo cui gli scozzesi riuscirono a sbaragliare una compagine vichinga intenta in un’imboscata notturna grazie all’urlo di uno dei nemici, incapace a trattenere il suo dolore dopo aver pestato le foglie appuntite di cardo. Questo racconto ha donato al cardo mariano importanza e un nomignolo tutt’ora in uso tra le Highlands: “Guardian Thistle” (il cardo protettore).

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We can’t wait to be back in Oregon! With an extra bonus this time of reuniting william with his best friend who he hasn’t seen in over a year 😬 stay tuned for their cute reunion which will probably consist 99.9% of just napping together but hey that sounds like a great kind of friendship to me 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Guys, I’m so excited, I think I just peed my pants.⠀ .⠀ So many of you have asked for advice on climbing your first 14er (or trying again after turning around).⠀ .⠀ So for weeks now, I have been working my butt off to create a course that will help you get 14er fit for summer and dramatically increase your chances of reaching the top! (Yes, even if it's your first 14er.)⠀ .⠀ The condo is a mess. The cat is hungry. The dishes are piling up. But it's all worth it, because it's finally here!⠀ .⠀ Colorado 14er Academy teaches you everything you need to know to hike a 14er and come back alive. While this course will definitely increase your chances of getting to the top, my #1 goal is for you to be safe out there! ⠀ .⠀ This online course covers:⠀ .⠀ 🗻 How to choose the perfect 14er for your first climb⠀ 🗻 The 10 survival gear essentials you need to carry on every hike⠀ 🗻 The most common 14er emergencies — and how to prevent and survive them (falling, getting lost, storms, etc.)⠀ 🗻 Why 60% of visitors to the Rockies get altitude sickness, and how to decrease your risk⠀ 🗻 A 14-week workout plan to get you 14er fit in time for summer, plus my Beginner and Absolute Zero training plans⠀ 🗻 Tools and templates to take the guesswork out of trip planning⠀ 🗻 ... and much more.⠀ .⠀ Wondering what it's all about? ⠀ .⠀ 👇Click the link in my sig to check it out. But don't wait too long.⠀ .⠀ ❗To ensure that every student receives tons of individual attention, enrollment in this course will close at midnight on Wednesday, May 29.❗And they might not open again until 2020.⠀ .⠀ So don't get left out in the rain. Jump inside now and get ready to climb that 14er ... and blow your own mind.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #coloradotography #coloradogram #colorfulcolorado #coloradolove #jj_colorado #viewsfromcolorado #outtherecolorado #viewcolorado #summitcastle #amongthewild #co14ers #keepitwild #gooutside #optoutside #theoutbound #welivetoexplore #stayandwander #getoutstayout #adventurethatislife #meetthemoment #liveoutdoors #staywild #liveyouradventure #gotherestarthere #liveapeaklife #epiclifestyle #choosemountains #themountainsarecalling #igersmountains

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My dogs remind me this every day.

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Iao Needle in Maui. Second wettest place in Hawaii definitely lived up to its reputation as it showered on us as soon as we arrived. Add this to the list if you’re ever on the island it’s a quick 5 min walk from the parking lot. Loved the views, as you drive in you’re surrounded by deep lush green mountains.

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Is the view you are looking at real? . This was the first thing which came into my mind when I firstly saw this astonishing sight. Isn't it amazing? . Money can buy you happiness. But true happiness can't be bought. It is earned. When you are happy from inside and your soul is peaceful. Then actually you are happy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (📸: @itskashmiripandit ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #manimahesh #kailash #himachaldiaries #himachal #kinnerkailash #chamba #onehimachal #pahadi #mountains #mounteverest #himalayas #nepaldiaries #himachali #omnamahshivay #shiv #shiva #mahadev #manikaran #mountains #mountainlife #choosemountains #incrediblehimachal #lonelyplanetindia #indianshutterbugs #visitindia #takeahike #himalayangeographic #uttrakhand_dairies

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Hello sunshine; we missed you.

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Check out Lenny Michelle @lennymichelle at Starved Rock State Park (French Canyon) in Illinois. Keep feeling like a kid in a candy store and traveling the world! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Voted the #1 Attraction in the State of Illinois, Starved Rock State Park is a world apart from anything else!  Starved Rock State Park is a wilderness area on the Illinois River and is known for its steep sandstone canyons formed by glacial meltwater. Several canyons, including the St. Louis, French and Wildcat canyons, have waterfalls active in the spring and after heavy rains. There are 13 miles of trails to explore and the Illinois River offers fishing (ice fishing, too), boating, extraordinary views and great places to relax. . A wooded trail leads to Lover’s Leap Overlook, with views of the river and Starved Rock Dam. Park wildlife includes white-tailed deer, bald eagles and migratory birds. For a full park experience, stay in a cozy Lodge room or Cabin right inside the park! And best of all... Starved Rock State Park is a free state park with no entrance fee. . . 📍 Starved Rock State Park (French Canyon), Illinois @starvedrocklodge | 📸 @lennymichelle . . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 🛫 🌍 Tag 📸 @diverseegotv or #diverseegotv to be featured ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ . . #travel   #enjoyillinois #starvedrockstatepark #peoplewhohike #wildernessculture #choosemountains #naturelovers #womenwhoexplore #black #optoutside #hikingtrails #hike #hiker #blackwomentravel #blackgirlmagic #blackgirlstravel #naturephotography #womenwhohike #unlikelyhikers #blackoutdoors #theadventuregap #diversifyoutdoors #diversityinadventure #diversifyoutdoors #thegreatoutdoors #naturetherapy #idhikethat #fitness #womenwhohike ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Follow @diverseegotv Follow @lennymichelle Follow @starvedrocklodge Follow @enjoyillinois

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No better way to meet locals and have a positive impact during your travels than to go with a guide and a porter on trek. I can guarantee you that you will have the time of your life. And you have some new Nepali brothers! Jens from Belgium is walking the Annapurna Basecamp trek with Our guide Dorje and porter Rupesh. 📸 Dorje

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Oh how I wish we were hiking at this very moment. Instead I’m still doing yard clean up and trying to figure out details for tree removal and roof inspection. Adulting is hard....but the best thing about pups like pippin, is that they make the best out of every situation. Fallen tree in the yard? New obstacle course! Branches scattered everywhere? Chew toys for daysssss! Snow on the grass? Fresh water smoothies with some added greens!! I think we could all use an outlook on life like Pippin ❤️ ↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟❁↟ #wishingforsummer #flattielove #flattiesofinstagram #flattiepuppy #flattieoftheday #flattiemoments #flatcoatedretriever #liverflatcoatedretriever #bestpup #puppy #puppylove #colorado #coloradodog #dogsofcolorado #frontrangedog #choosemountains #chooseadventure #getoutside #dogsthathike #hikingbuddy #neverleavethedogbehind #6monthsold #bestboy #springtimeintherockies #campingpleasecomesoon #vitamindplease

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"Love's not real, I just wanna eat carbs / Pass the ice cream / I am not a thing you can just use / To fill emotional voids with" -The Lego Movie 2 Cast, Everything's Not Awesome ~ This whole allowing myself to feel emotion kinda sucks. But I have to stay true to the program (12 steps ya'll) or fall prey to the dark side of myself. ~ Here's a pic Adelaide took earlier this month when we were in Yosemite. #waterfallwednesday

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We always need the blues in our life. The blue of expanse.. the blue of coolness.. the blue of clarity. And the blue mountains are never far away in Rishikesh. Just a hop, skip and jump and you are standing on some small high peak in the Himalayas. Choose your favorite excursion at Summit '19. Early Bird Prices till 30th May. . Namaste Yogis! 💖🙏💖 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #Mountains #MountainView #MountainLife #MountainsAreCalling #HippieInHills #MountainScape #MountainStories #ChooseMountains #MountainLover #MountainLove #Himalayas #Rishikesh #IncredibleIndia #Uttarakhand #TravelersNotebook #SattvaSummit #SattvaYogaAcademy #AnandMehrotra #LonelyPlanetIndia #TravelIndia #TravelRealIndia #IndiaTravel #Blues #YogaTravel

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This place never gets old. 🌵⛰

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After all these years if I told you that no matter how much I travel, you’re still the main thing running through my mind. Thoughts of you fill up the lonely roads, they echo in the mountains and scream up at the stars. In a world full of so much to explore, i’m still chasing you 💟

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"Vegans are so annoying, pushing their beliefs onto others." This reminds me of the times when I used to be an annoying militant meat eater, literally shoving my meat eating beliefs down other people's throats by forcing them to eat dead animal flesh. My sister (also vegan) didn't want to eat chicken so while my parents lectured her on how "healthy" it is to eat animal corpses (aka chicken), I kept putting chopped up chicken flesh on her plate, telling her to eat more. Sorry sis, for being a meat eating bully. And most important of all, sorry to all the animals I exploited because I used to be an ignorant meat eater who was too brainwashed by society to see the truth. . . . #vegan #veganforlife #proudtobevegan #ignorancekills #animalactivist #animalrights #savetheanimals #voiceforthevoiceless #newzealand #nz #lakematheson #lakereflection #womenwhoexplore #speakthetruth #optoutside #choosemountains #bullying #truthhurts #hiking #explorenewzealand #explorenz #nzsouthisland #ilovehiking #mountainviews

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So thankful that I was able to hike Mt. St Helens last week with my bestie @collette_kuntz. 5600 ft elevation gain in 10 miles and my first time using an ice axe to glissade down the mountain! I was nervous about glissading at first, but it was so much fun! (Glissading video is the last pic). It felt great to be in good enough shape to be able to summit this mountain on last minute notice when other friends had to cancel. I love climbing mountains so much! Now I just want to do another one! I’m looking at you Mt Adams and Mt Rainier! #choosemountains #summit #hikingadventures #getoutside #girlswhohike #mtsthelens #pnwonderland

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Finn AKA: Stealer of the covers Stealer of the bed Stealer of kisses Stealer of hearts AND STEALER OF MY TREATS!! 😂 I just recently tried @healthwarrior Dark Chocolate Coconut Almond Pumpkin Seed Protein Bars and I’m obsessed. I’m always looking for a good bar to bring with me on my hikes. These are simple, organic and vegan! Link in bio to purchase. #Sponsored #healthwarrior #hwoutdoors

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DESTINATION // YOSEMITE⠀ Not just a valley, but a shrine to the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra. Best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles lays your next adventure.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #yosemite #yosemitenationalpark #travel #nature #california #yosemitevalley #hiking #nationalpark #elcapitan #explore #nationalparks #photography #hike #wanderlust #mountains #waterfall #solotraveler #travelgram #travelholic #doyoutravel #goexplore #travellifestyle #wonderfulplaces #keyeventssf #choosemountains #postcardsfromtheworld

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— Думаете, где-то там есть жизнь? — Среди ста миллиардов галактик, в каждой из которых сто миллиардов звезд и почти столько же солнечных систем? Вероятность того, что мы во Вселенной одни, почти равна нулю.

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Erratic the noun, being so unlike it’s adjective definition. Steady. Now a print available in my shop, and a new favorite painting.

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Let all problems run off of your body like water. The leading line of the water flowing, just draws you to the top, & start of the waterfall. Peaceful, you can hear it. Photo by @lifeonclaude9 __ If you roam the P.N.W tag @pnwroamers #pnwroamers to be featured!

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Somewhere in this picture, my early childhood dreams of growing up to be Kim Possible, and living the dirtbag life of the Wild Thornberrys, are taking a vital new step toward reality. 📷: @accuracy.over.volume

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Sony NEX-6 Tamron 10-24mm

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As the second party to ski down the freshly groomed Palmer Glacier before the lift started spinning for paying guests, we were a bit concerned we were violated the rules or something. Then, a number of snowmobiles started coming down after us and we were ALARMED! Turns out we were okay - they were just doing their own thing - but I remembered the age-old “bear” rule and practiced it to a T. “You don’t have to be faster than the bear (or in this case snomo), you just have to be faster than your friend. 🐻 How he manages to look directly at the camera with that huge cheese ball grin is beyond me, but he sure knows how to make frozen corduroy look good. Thanks for the 8am birthday ski!

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— Э! Я не понял! А что, звёзды каждую ночь одни и те же? — Ну да! — А в чём прикол? — Фиг его знает... Наверное в том, то всё меняется, а они — нет.

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I don’t know about any of you, but I even consider trips in my home city to be a sort of travel. Especially since my home city is HUGE. And to get to this pretty spot, we did have to drive around 2 hours from our school. But these are the beaches I’ve been exploring for years now. It was definitely weird to go to my home city with five of my friends (only one had visited with me before). Around that curve in the land there is Zuma beach, which my dad says translates to “four winds” but who knows how true that is. Behind that is PCH, which takes you from Santa Monica to as far north as you want to go (keep an eye out for some cool stuff in September). Behind PCH are the canyons: Kanan, Malibu, and Topanga, my favorite and the road home. Behind the canyons is the Valley, which is home, no matter how far I go. ____ #keepnaturewild #wildkeepers #womenwhohike #wanderwomen #choosemountains #nature #hiking #veganhiker #travel #vegantravel #explore #solotravel #solofemaletraveler #solofemaletravel #leaveitbetter #adventureenthusiasts #takemoreadventures #themountainsarecalling #KNW #vtravelers #findyourpark #malibu #losangeles #beach #pointdume #santamonicamountains #santamonicamountainsnps

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One of my most favorite places✨

18 hours ago

Dreamy sites from a quick 4 day road trip. ⛰☁️

2 weeks ago

Exploring Koroška doesn't need to be a lonely affair. Take your four-pawed best friend with you! They will be happy to discover the forests, hills and roads with you! 🐕

2 weeks ago

Today, many people in Slovenia have been woken up by an early reveille played by orchestras on main squares and even in front of their houses! 🎺🥁 Would that work for you on Labor Day? 😉

3 weeks ago

What’s better to catch: sunrise or sunset? ☀️ We think they each have its charm as long as the views are there to reward you!