The world 'rooftops' challenge adventurers

For a long time, the "rooftops" in the world have become the dream of people who like to conquer height. Here are the proven mountains of "hardship".

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Everest
Topping the list of "rooftops of the world" at an altitude of 8,848 m, Everest is a mountain in the Himalayas, between Nepal and Tibet border. The average temperature in the mountain is minus 19 degrees Celsius in the summer and minus 36 degrees Celsius in the winter. Despite extreme weather and geographical conditions, the world's tallest mountain is still attractive to tourists around the world. Photo: Daniel.
K2
Behind Everest is K2, a mountain in the Karakoram range, bordering Pakistan and China with an elevation of 8,611 m. K2 is also known as the "wild mountain" because the journey to conquer this mountain is very fierce with a high mortality rate, one person dies every 4 people conquering the mountain. Photo: Pakawat Thongcharoen.
Denali
Denali, former name McKinley, is the tallest mountain in North America, located south of the state of Alaska, part of the Alaskan range. The upper half of the 6,190 m high mountain is completely covered by snow and glaciers. In the coldest part of the mountain, from a height of 5,700 m, the ice can reach minus 60 degrees Celsius. If there is a cold wind, the air temperature will be at minus 83 degrees Celsius. With this temperature background, the human body may freeze immediately. Photo: Explore Fairbanks.
Elbrus
With a height of 5,642 m, Elbrus is called the "European roof". This peak is located in the western part of the Caucasus Mountains (Russia). The people of Russia have put many different names for Elbrus such as "giant snow mountain", "eternal mountain" or "happy mountain" ... Previously, Elbrus was a volcano but stopped working long ago and covered with snow and ice. Today, if you set foot on the mountain range, visitors will witness huge white ice sheets. Photo: PramePrizma.
Kilimanjaro
 Kilimanjaro is located on the border between Tanzania and Kenya, dubbed the "African roof" with an altitude of 5,895 m. Kilimanjaro is made up of three inactive volcanoes. This is not only an ideal shelter for wild nature but also a symbol of African independence. Photo: Melanie Hobson.
Matterhorn
Matterhorn is a mountain in the Alps, located on the border between Switzerland and Italy. This mountain peak is 4,478 m above sea level and represents the highest peaks of the Alps. Photo: Biletskiy.
Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy (3,375 m) is located on the border between Argentina and Chile, is considered one of the most majestic and fantasy mountains in the world with rugged terrain and craggy cliffs. This mountain is also known as the "smoking mountain" because of the frequent occurrence of white clouds, sometimes dark gray around the top of the mountain like smoke. Photo: Saiko3p.
Fansipan peak
With a height of 3,143 m, Fansipan peak is dubbed the "roof of Indochina". Belonging to the Hoang Lien Son range, this mountain is bordered by Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces in northwestern Vietnam. Whatever season you come here, visitors can admire the majestic and unique natural scenery. Photo: Ekkalak Ngamjarasvanij.

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