Mountain Inspired Dog Names

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Introduction

Mountains may be one of the most majestic features that Earth has to offer. From the towering peaks to the impressive valleys, with snow-capped decorations and an impressive array of trees to blanket the sides, mountains are breathtaking. People everywhere enjoy the majesty that mountains have to offer, along with the sense of adventure that can be found there. Those who love to hike, mountain bike, and ski are just a few who embrace everything that the great landmasses have in store. If you are one of those mountain loving people and have a new dog to name, you may have stumbled across this list with the hope of finding inspiration. Thanks to the great amount of beautiful mountains that are spread across the world, it won't be hard to discover the perfect title!

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Mountain Inspired Dog Name Considerations

Depending on what type of dog you have and what your favorite feature of mountains may be, the type of mountain themed monikers available to choose from can be quite varied. Perhaps you like the name of a certain mountain in Africa that has a fun and unique sound to it. Or, you may be extremely into hiking and choose a name that reflects one of the most popular mountains to hike. No matter which path you choose to go down, when it comes to mountain themed names, there is no doubt that it will be memorable and impressive.

Take, for instance, the name "Sierra". This moniker is short for the Sierra Blanc mountain found in New Mexico. At an elevation of 12,003 feet (or 3,659 meters) the Sierra Blanc is the dominate peak in it's area and extremely popular for activities such as skiing and spirited drives; as there is a ski area located on the eastern side along with a few paved roads that allow access to the location. If you are looking for a gorgeous, feminine name that reflects your love for skiing, the name "Sierra" may be perfect. When it comes to a strong male name, there is no shortage of options either. One example that may be perfect for a large dog of any kind may be "Everest". Although daunting for those who climb it, Mount Everest is the adventure of a life time; full of fierce beauty and strength. Those who live near Mount Everest see it as a home for their gods. The title of "Everest" may be a great fit for a breed with a majestic nature and astounding beauty; it is important to remember that just because it is a strong name doesn't mean it can't be elegant as well!

Male Mountain Inspired Dog Names

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Logan
There are two peaks known as Mount Logan, one is in Yukon, Canada (19,550 feet) while the other is located in Washington State of the US (9,087 feet)
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Makalu
Located in Nepal, Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 27,765 feet (8,462 meters)
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Kidd
Mount Kidd is found in Alberta, Canada and is listed at 9,705 feet (or 2,958 meters)
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Irazu
This mountain of Costa Rica is full of interesting craters and offers extremely beautiful views to those who hike it
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Dusty
One of Montana's many beautiful mountains, the Dusty Star Mountain is located in the Lewis Range of Glacier National Park
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Denny
This mountain has an elevation of 5,522 feet (1,683 meters) and can be found in Washington state; it is named after the founder of Seattle, Arthur Denny
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Darwin
Mount Darwin can be found in California and is known as one of the most prominent peaks in the Evolution region at 13,831 feet (4,216 meters)
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Major
Major's Point is nestled in the wilderness of Australia and has an elevation of 5,095 feet (1,553 meters)
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Cagire
Located in France, Cagire is not a supremely high mountain (listed at 6,273 feet) however it is considered sacred and offers many beautiful views
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Castor
A very popular climbing mountain in the Swiss Alps, Castor is one of the easiest 4,000 meter peaks of the Alps to hike
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Api
One of three sharp, icy peaks that can be found in the extreme northwestern part of Nepal
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Balfrin
This Swiss peak is 12,451 feet high (3,795 meters) and breathtaking with two main peaks
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Anzer
Anzer is a mountain found in Turkey and it has a special place in the hearts of climbers due to its beautiful wildlife and 7 crater lakes
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Alcazaba
A challenging mountain to climb with slippery rock surfaces, this mountain in Spain offers breathtaking views and one hut for adventurous climbers who make it to the top
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Dru
The shortened form of Drus, the Les Drus mountains of France are impressive and have a granite wall that is over 1000 meters high; making it one of the steepest walls of the Alps
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Andes
A great and wondrous mountain system of South America that covers a distance of around 5,500 miles (8,900 kilometers)
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Rocky
In honor of the Rocky Mountains, which is a range of mountains that dominates the western part of North America, stretching from Alberta to New Mexico; a distance of around 3,000 miles (4,800 kilometers)
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Cameroon
This mountain is a volcanic mass that covers around 800 square miles and is higher than any other mountain found in West Africa
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Gasherbrum
A group of high peaks found in Pakistan that form a semi-circle around the South Gasherbrum Glacier; it is listed at 26,470 feet (8,068 meters)
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Eiger
The name of this Swiss mountain actually means "Ogre" which is an appropriate title due to it's impressive North face which is listed at 5,000 feet high
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Alborz
A mountain range in Iran that reaches a height of 18,406 feet (5,610 meters)
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Tagh
Short for the Muztagh Ata mountain in China, this name represents the second highest peak in the Kunlun Shan
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Matterhorn
The Matterhorn of Switzerland is one of the most popular climbing mountains in the world
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Chimborazo
An extinct volcano which is the highest peak in Ecuador at 20,565 feet (6,268 meters)
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Oyu
Short for the mountain, Cho Oyu, which is the 6th highest mountain in the world and a popular climbing location located on the Nepal and Tibet border
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Elbrus
Mount Elbrus is an extinct volcano that is located in Russia and is listed as the highest peak in Europe at 18,510 feet (5,642 meters)
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Kilimanjaro
The highest of the seven summits in Africa and listed at 19,340 feet (5,895 meters)
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K2
Not only does this name sound like an awesome Droid from Star Wars, but it is also the second highest mountain in the world (28,253 feet) located in Asia; thought to be the ultimate climb by most climbers
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Everest
Located in Nepal, Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world and is listed at 29,035 feet (8,850)
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Weston
Weston Peak is a walk-up hiking mountain found in Denver, Colorado area and is listed at 13,572 feet (4,137 meters)

Female Mountain Inspired Dog Names

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Wila
The full name of this mountain in Bolivia is Wila Llojo and it is a popular walk-up hiking mountain listed at 16,424 feet (5,006 meters)
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Echo
Located in the Madison Range of Montana, Echo Peak is the third highest peak in the range at 11,214 feet (3,418 meters) and offers popular semi-difficult climbing opportunities
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Canali
This rocky peak in Italy is impressive due to its 500 foot high West Face, making Canali a popular technical climb destination
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Sierra
The Sierra Blanca mountain in New Mexico has a softly sloped incline with an elevation of 12,003 feet (3,659 meters) that offers decent skiing on its eastern side
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Rainier
Mount Rainier is the largest mountain of the Cascade Range in Washington State and is actually a dormant volcano with two ice-filled summit craters nestled at the top; listed at 14,411 feet high (4,392 meters)
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Lena
Mount Lena can be found in Washington State and is commonly known as Mt. Baldy; it is a popular hiking mountain at only 5,995 feet (1,827 meters) high
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Ipala
Volcanic in nature, the Ipala Mountain in Guatemala is a beautiful place for hiking with a short 1 hour walk up to the crater lake at the top
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Easter
This little mountain is only 5,326 feet high (1,623 meters) and is located in Washington State
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Dana
There are two different Mount Danas that can be found in the US, one in California which is listed at 13,053 feet (3,979 meters) and the other in Washington at 6,209 feet (1,893 meters)
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Preti
Cima Preti is a beautiful mountain found in Italy which, due to it's high peaks and loose rocks, is dangerous to climb despite it's relatively low elevation of 8,868 feet (2,703 meters)
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Jazzi
Another mountain found in Italy, Cima di Jazzi is a popular basic snow/ice climb and listed at a moderate elevation of 12,477 feet (3,803 meters)
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Bernina
This icy mountain towers above the others in the Bernina Range at 13,284 feet (4,049 meters) and is breathtaking in the beauty of Switzerland
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Benna
A popular skiing location in Italy, Benna Mountain is listed at 7,356 feet in elevation (2,242 meters)
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Hope
Mount Hope in Alaska offers gorgeous views for climbers as they hike their way up to base camp along the ridge walk; this mountain is listed at 12,200 feet (3,719 meters)
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Nona
Located in Norway, Nona Mountain is petite at an elevation of 3,320 feet (1,012 meters)
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Askja
Iceland offers a lot of wild beauty and Mount Askja is no different; it is a volcanic mountain who's latest eruption in 2001 created Lake Askja which is 220 meters (722 feet) at its deepest point
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Ailama
Located in Georgia, this mountain offers major mountain expeditions and is awe-inspiring at 14,918 feet (4,547 meters)
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Rose
Mount Rose of California 10,776 feet high (3,285 meters) and offers great views of the Lake Tahoe area
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Jaya
Shortened version of the mountain Pachajaya in Bolivia which is 13,615 feet high (4,150 meters)
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Fuji
The highest mountain in Japan and known as Fuji-san, this peak is listed at 12,389 feet (3,776 meters) and is an isolated volcano about 50 miles outside of Tokyo
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Kamet
This amazing mountain found in India is the second highest peak in the Garhwal Region at 25,447 feet (7,756 meters) and is popular for major mountain expeditions
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Orizaba
Fully known as Pico de Orizaba, this mountain is a dormant volcano in Mexico; being the third highest in that area at 18,405 feet (5,620 meters)
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Cascade
This New York mountain is actually rather impressive for that area, coming in at 4,098 feet (1,249 meters) and offers excellent climbing for beginners
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Namcha
This name is the shortened version of Namchabrava, which is a large mountain in India at 25,449 feet (7,757 meters)
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Pamir
A highland region of Central Asia
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Devi
Nanda Devi is the highest mountain in India at 25,645 feet (7,817 meters) whose name means "Blessed Goddess"
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Lhotse
The fourth highest mountain in the world at 27,940 feet (8,516 meters) and located in Nepal
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Tirich
Tirich Mir is part of a group of large, icy pyramids located in the Hindu Kush region
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Kea
Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano in Hawaii and is one of the tallest island mountains in the world at 13,796 feet (4,205 meters)
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Denali
This is actually the "old" name for Mount McKinley which is found in Alaska; recently, President Obama renamed the mountain with it's previous name of "Denali" which means "tall one"

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