Alps

Just how big is the world's biggest photo?

Just how big is the world's biggest photo?

A panoramic 365-gigapixel shot of Europe's Mont Blanc is the world's new largest photo, featuring 70,000 stitched together hi-res images
Frozen footsteps: Stunning geometric shapes appear on snowy lakes

Frozen footsteps: Stunning geometric shapes appear on snowy lakes

Simon Beck treads his fractal-inspired artworks into the icy landscapes of the European Alps
World's most spectacular footbridges

World's most spectacular footbridges

Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
Semi-secret Alpine huts: Where hard core hikers party

Semi-secret Alpine huts: Where hard core hikers party

Lens-popping mountain scenery! Vodka clear lakes! Marmots! You get it all -- with cheap prices -- at Europe's best hiking huts
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