Mountaineering Photos

Why do people climb high mountains? Often they say it's because of the incredible beauty of these landscapes. Get a taste with Climbing's incredible galleries of mountain photography. Whether it's the Alps or the Himalaya, Denali or Ama Dablam, these photos will inspire you to lace up your boots and start training.

Ice climbing has an otherworldly beauty. The colors, the play of light on the ice, the sheer exposure all combine to create unforgettable imagery. Climbing's ice climbing photo galleries are packed with inspirational photos of vertical pillars, free-hanging daggers, and the most extreme mixed routes anywhere.