Mountains are really a stunning natural occurrence. Most of us aren’t lucky enough to see these regularly, but they create the backdrop to some of the most breathtaking landscapes if you have the opportunity to see at least one of these awe inspiring ranges.

1. Rockies

Spanning from British Columbia, Canada down to New Mexico, United States. Some of the dramatic peaks have been shaped by glaciers, which also provide the setting for some beautiful moraine lakes which lay at the base.Rockies

2. Andes

The Andes are notable for being the longest mountain range covering a continent. Located in South America the Andes are also split up into several smaller mountain ranges. There are a variety of points of interest due to the geographic scale of this mountain range, but one notable feature is active volcanoes.Andes