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List of top mountain climbing ranges. What are the most popular mountain ranges for climbing? This list ranks the mountain ranges that every mountain climber should conquer in his or her lifetime. These are the top mountain climbing ranges and rock climbing ranges in the world.

The highest mountains in the world are called the Eight Thousanders, ranges with mountain peaks that reach more than 8,000 meters or 26,247 feet. Mount Everest and Annapurna are among those highest peaks. Those mountains all lie in the Himalayans and Karakoram, making the two mountain ranges some of the most popular and well-known mountain ranges for climbers. 

The mountain ranges of the world are associated in two categories: the Pacific Ring of Fire and the Alpide Belt. The Alpides consist of Asian and European mountain ranges such as the Himalayas through the Alps. The Pacific Ring of Fire includes the North American ranges, South American and around the Pacific Ocean. This system includes the Andes and Aleutian Range. 

There are many mountain ranges in the world, but what are the world's best climbs? Rank up the top mountain ranges in the world and get ready to view the world from new heights! 
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15 5
Himalayas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Asia
2
13 4
North Cascades is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
North Cascades Washington, USA
3
16 7
Rocky Mountains is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
North America
4
11 5
Alps is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Europe
5
7 3
Patagonia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Patagonia
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6 2
Andes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
South America
7
5 1
Yukon Ranges is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Yukon Ranges
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10 7
Sierra Nevada is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
North America
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8 5
Ural Mountains is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Ural Mountains Eurasia, Russia
10
6 3
Canadian Rockies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Alberta, Canada
11
4 1
Dolomites is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
jaka4eva added Europe
12
7 5
Transantarctic Mountains is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Transantarctic Mountains Antarctica
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6 4
Aleutian Range is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Aleutian Range
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5 3
Atlas Mountains is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Atlas Mountains Africa
15
4 2
Pyrenees is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Southern Europe
16
4 2
Alaska Range is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
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3 1
Front Range is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Front Range North America
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3 1
French Alps is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
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3 1
Rwenzori Mountains is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Rwenzori Mountains Uganda
20
4 3
Blue Mountains is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Blue Mountains New South Wales, Australia
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4 3
Karakoram is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Karakoram Asia
22
4 3
Carpathian Mountains is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
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3 2
Selkirk Mountains is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Selkirk Mountains British Columbia, Canada
24
3 2
Caucasus Mountains is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Caucasus Mountains Eurasia
25
2 1
Zagros Mountains is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing
Zagros Mountains Asia