I have climbed all three types of mountains covered in geography; the volcanic, fold and Rocky mountain.
All three were different experiences. I found the Rocky most challenging to climb while the fold was the easiest. Nevertheless, you need a lot of stamina to climb any mountain.
The thin air can make you tired easily plus the steepness can drain you of energy. Eating right in the mountain matters a lot too.
General discussion of rock, ice, and mountaineering gear, technique and other climbing-related topics
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To be honest, I don't know the name of the mountain that I had climbed. It is located in the province of Zambales, Philippines and it took us about an hour to climb with no gear. It is scary though because the mountain side was steep and had no trail. Besides, we had no equipment, no gear, we just used our hands to crawl on our way up. And once at the peak, it was worth the effort of climbing. I don't remember how we went down but for sure it was the same crawling position because there's no other way to do it.
I have climbed Mount Kenya and I conquered the lowest peak called Lenana.It was an awesome experience considering it was my first time.I did it with a few friends for fun.We enjoyed the scenery all the way up,but as the altitude increased,breathing became hard.I also experienced a slight head ache.Our guide told us those are the effects of not being acclimatized.Lenana was the highest we could go as the other peaks require trained skills.It was a fantastic endeavor and I hope to return there before I hit 30.