Mountains make up one-fifth of our planet’s landscape, and provide shelter and home to at least one-tenth of the world's people. Millions of people depend on mountains for food, timber, and minerals etc. We all depend on these mountains for the source of our fresh water. And with the water sources getting scarcer, we all need to protect the life on mountains.
Why many people like to live among the mountain is the clean fresh environment plus healthy nature surroundings. Life there is definitely cheaper and healthier. Plus there are plenty of activities to do in mountains. There are rapid changes in the major characteristic of the mountain ecosystems. You will come across a large variety of flora and fauna in mountains. Life on mountains will expose you to the great biodiversity around you that you will never find in the dense populated cities of today.
Browse this section to learn more about trekking an sports on mountains.
Get info on mountain trekking gear & the important equipment to carry. Browse through the trekking gear list so as to enjoy the trip.»