Vintage Photographs of the Skiway Sky Bus Lift Used on Mt. Hood, Oregon From the 1950s

Using a modified city bus, a twin-engine design powered the wheels to turn cables in a pulley system that moved the tram back and forth above the slope. Continue reading »

These Amazing Vivid Photochromes Depict the Princely County of Tyrol in 1890, a Mountainous Region of The Austro-Hungarian Empire


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These amazing postcards depict the Princely County of Tyrol, an mountainous region of the Austro-Hungarian empire. The pictures were created using the Photochrom process, a revolutionary procedure that consists of producing ink-based images through the direct photographic transfer of an original negative onto litho and chromographic printing plates. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Powerful Waves On Lake Erie As Liquid Mountains

Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per week, Sandford has been driving 45 minutes to Lake Erie, spending up to 6 hours a day photographing the lake. Continue reading »

Photographer Morgan Bodet Captures The Cold & Primal Beauty Of French Alps

Wonderful mountain landscapes by Morgan Bodet, a talented self-taught photographer, and adventurer based in Chamonix Mont Blanc, France. Morgan focuses mainly on outdoors, adventures, and landscape photography. He travels all over Chamonix to capture spectacular adventure landscapes. Continue reading »

Wonderful Artwork Of British Columbia Mountains By Laura Bifano

A new series from Vancouver-based illustrator and painter Laura Bifano (previously featured here). Touching on the ominous allure of the mountains, “Altars” pays tribute to local haunts like the Lions, Anvil Island, Watersprite Lake, The Stawamus Chief and Black Tusk. Continue reading »

Cat Helps Lost Hikers Find Their Way In The Swiss Mountains

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Redditor sc4s2cg shared some photos of an interesting cat they met while in Switzerland. He got lost while hiking and the cat was nice enough to help him find his way back to the hostel. Other redditors noted that they’ve run into the same cat before and that she helped them find their way home too. Continue reading »

This Super Tiny Cabin Lets People Sleep In The Mountains Under The Stars

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Photography by Giacomo Pompanin

In the northeastern Italy, at an altitude of 6742 feet (or 2,055 meters), lies a single cabin on skis that you can stay the night in. Continue reading »

Photographer Wakes Up At 5AM To Hike The Transylvanian Mountains And Capture Stunning Landscapes

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Transylvania gets a bad rep, what with being the land of Vlad Dracula himself, and #1 destination for vampires. But Alex Robciuc still gets up at 5 AM to hike Transylvanian mountains and take amazing pictures of the scenic surroundings. The results are breathtaking and awe inspiring. The countryside is alive with all the colors of autumn. The mists hastily retreat from the rolling hills. Oh, what a feast for the eyes! Continue reading »

Ice Bubbles Create Picturesque Scene at the Foot of the Rocky Mountains

Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains on the North Saskatchewan River, the rare phenomenon occurs each winter in the man-made lake. The simple but stunning nature of the bubbles was captured on camera by a 40-year-old American photographer, Chip Phillips, who walked onto the lake for a better view of the scene. Ice bubbles occur during the months of November and March when the plants on the lake bed release methane gas, which freezes as it comes closer to the cold surface of the lake. Photos: Ice bubbles in Abraham Lake, located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Canada. In photos by Chip Phillips/Rex Features. Continue reading »