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Core Europe Country High Points

Showing Steve Dixon's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 49, or 48.98%)

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascent Date
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps 
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps 
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps 
5.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands 
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2943Iberian Peninsula 
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula2009-08-15
9.GreeceOlympus2917Balkan Peninsula1999-08-11
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula2015-07-06
11.MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula2015-07-06
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka2661Balkan Peninsula 
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges 
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges2011-09-07
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2534Balkan Peninsula2014-07-06
18.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges2005-06-25
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic2004-09-02
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic2387Balkan Peninsula2013-06-24
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands 
22.SerbiaMidzor2169Balkan Peninsula2015-07-12
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic2012-06-28
24.SwedenKebnekaise2106Scandinavia-European Arctic 
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges 
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula2014-07-11
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges2010-06-10
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1344Northwest Europe1996-08-01
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic 
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe2002-06-04
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges2005-06-30
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur882Scandinavia-European Arctic 
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands1994-04-01
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe2017-04-24
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe 
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe 
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges 
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula 
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges 
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe2015-08-26
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges 
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges 
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges 
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands2013-11-06
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe 
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps2014-09-30
47.JerseyJersey High Point136Northwest Europe 
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe 
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands2017-02-21

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List Description

The main Europe Country High Point list on this site has some issues that make it a somewhat unsatisfactory list. First of all, it does not include the high points of Spain and Portugal, since those peaks are on mid-Atlantic islands grouped as part of Africa in the continent scheme. Second, it includes several peaks in the Caucasus Mountains, which are far removed from the heart of the area traditionally considered "European". Finally, that list also includes peaks on the remote islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, well north of the Arctic Circle.

Therefore, this list was created to address all those issues. The result is a list that conforms to a more common-sense notion of "Europe Country High Points". Also, is also easier to complete, avoiding the treacherous icy peaks of the Caucasus and major Arctic expeditions to Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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