Kebnekaise, Sweden

Prominence: 1747 m, 5731 ft

Elevation: 2106 meters, 6909 feet

Approx. Isolation: 757.25 km, 470.53 mi
Alternate Name(s)Giebmegaisi
Highest SummitSydtoppen
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)67° 54' 3'' N; 18° 31' 1'' E
67.900843, 18.516911 (Dec Deg)
395774E 7533902N Zone 34 (UTM)
CountrySweden (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceNorrbotten (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Kebnekaise:
     World Country High Points (Rank #121)
     Sweden County High Points (Rank #1)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #27)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #50)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #24)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #95)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #50)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #30)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #23)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #21)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1974-07-01 by Pierre Duff (Unsuccessful)
     1997-08-09 by Robert Garneau (Unsuccessful)
     2004-08-01 by Rickard Colliander
     2005-07-07 by Caj Svensson
     2010-07-15 by Eric Gilbertson
     2012-09-21 by Jon Colbert
     2013-07-17 by Robert Garneau
     2015-07-13 by Mark McAllister
     2015-07-26 by John Stolk

View ascents of peak by registered members (39 total)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The East Face of Kebnekaise, with the prominent white crest on the right being the North Peak and the main peak just out of view to the upper left. This provides a fun way up the mountain and avoids the crowds on the regular route (2013-07-17). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1747 m/5731 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1747 m/5731 ft
  Key Col: 359 m/1178 ft
Isolation757.25 km/470.53 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snøhetta  (SW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Scandinavian Mountains
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Europe
Baltic Sea
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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