The Himalayas are the longest range of mountains on this planet. They also are home to the highest of mountains.
The himalayas, at places rise abruptly, like a wall, and at places, gradually rise in height from undulating hills, to smaller mountains, to higher mountains.
The above photograph was taken in the mid-himalayas, the altitude of the above photograph is about 2800 meters above sea level, roughly 10,000 feet above sea level.
The place is a frigid cold area during winter,
However, during the monsoons, the moist warm air arriving from the southern direction changes the landscape into a lush green forest.
Its heaven. I've been there.