Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag
Showing Jim Doyle's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 63, or 1.59%)
|Rank||Peak|| Elev-Ft ||Country||Range (Level 2)||Ascents||Ascent Date|
| ||Elbrus||18,510||Russia||Caucasus Mountains||197|| |
| ||Shkhara||17,037||Georgia/Russia||Caucasus Mountains||4|| |
| ||Mount Ararat||16,854||Turkey||Anatolia||56|| |
| ||Mont Blanc||15,781||France/Italy||Alps||262|| |
| ||Monte Bianco di Courmayeur||15,577||Italy||Alps||8|| |
| ||Monte Rosa||15,203||Switzerland||Alps||96|| |
| ||Bazar Dyuzi||14,652||Azerbaijan/Russia||Caucasus Mountains||4|| |
| ||Aragats Lerr||13,419||Armenia||Caucasus Mountains||13|| |
| ||Großglockner||12,461||Austria||Alps||120|| |
| ||Pico de Teide||12,198||Spain||Mid-Atlantic Islands||142|| |
| ||Mulhacén||11,414||Spain||Iberian Peninsula||96|| |
| ||Pic de Coma Pedrosa||9662||Andorra||Iberian Peninsula||91|| |
| ||Musala||9596||Bulgaria||Balkan Peninsula||104|| |
| ||Olympus||9570||Greece||Balkan Peninsula||103|| |
| ||Triglav||9396||Slovenia||Alps||152|| |
| ||Korab||9068||Albania/North Macedonia||Balkan Peninsula||56|| |
| ||Velika Rudoka||8727||Kosovo/North Macedonia||Balkan Peninsula||19|| |
| ||Ðeravica||8717||Kosovo||Balkan Peninsula||32|| |
| ||Gerlachovský štít||8707||Slovakia||Eastern Europe Ranges||84|| |
| ||Grauspitze||8527||Liechtenstein/Switzerland||Alps||62|| |
| ||Moldoveanu||8346||Romania||Eastern Europe Ranges||64|| |
| ||Maja Kolata||8284||Albania/Montenegro||Balkan Peninsula||40|| |
| ||Rysy-North Peak||8199||Slovakia/Poland||Eastern Europe Ranges||154|| |
| ||Galdhøpiggen||8100||Norway||Scandinavia-European Arctic||144|| |
| ||Maglic||7831||Bosnia and Herzegovina/Montenegro||Balkan Peninsula||47|| |
| ||Montanha do Pico||7713||Portugal||Mid-Atlantic Islands||59|| |
| ||Beerenberg||7470||Jan Mayen||Scandinavia-European Arctic||7|| |
| ||Midzor||7116||Bulgaria/Serbia||Balkan Peninsula||49|| |
| ||Hvannadalshnúkur||6923||Iceland||Scandinavia-European Arctic||62|| |
| ||Kebnekaise||6909||Sweden||Scandinavia-European Arctic||73|| |
| ||Gora Goverla||6762||Ukraine||Eastern Europe Ranges||66|| |
| ||Serra da Estrela||6539||Portugal||Iberian Peninsula||54|| |
| ||Dinara||6007||Croatia||Balkan Peninsula||59|| |
| ||Newtontoppen||5620||Svalbard||Scandinavia-European Arctic||2|| |
| ||Sněžka||5259||Czech Republic/Poland||Eastern Europe Ranges||204|| |
| ||Ben Nevis||4413||United Kingdom||Northwest Europe||592|| |
| ||Hálditšohkka||4344||Finland/Norway||Scandinavia-European Arctic||41|| |
| ||Snowdon||3560||United Kingdom||Northwest Europe||638|| |
| ||Carrauntoohil||3409||Ireland||Northwest Europe||208|| |
| ||Mahya Dagi||3379||Turkey||Balkan Peninsula||11|| |
| ||Kékes||3327||Hungary||Eastern Europe Ranges||117|| |
| ||Scafell Pike||3209||United Kingdom||Northwest Europe||567|| |
| ||Slættaratindur||2894||Faroe Islands||Scandinavia-European Arctic||25|| |
| ||Slieve Donard||2799||United Kingdom||Northwest Europe||120|| |
| ||Monte Titano||2425||San Marino||Italian Peninsula and Islands||84|| |
| ||Signal de Botrange||2277||Belgium||Northwest Europe||170|| |
| ||Snaefell||2037||Isle of Man||Northwest Europe||62|| |
| ||Kneiff||1837||Luxembourg||Northwest Europe||137|| |
| ||Balanesti||1411||Moldova||Eastern Europe Ranges||32|| |
| ||Rock of Gibraltar||1398||Gibraltar||Iberian Peninsula||98|| |
| ||Hara Dzyarzhynskaya||1132||Belarus||Eastern Europe Ranges||40|| |
| ||Vaalserberg||1053||Netherlands||Northwest Europe||170|| |
| ||Suur Munamagi||1043||Estonia||Eastern Europe Ranges||69|| |
| ||Gaizinkalns||1024||Latvia||Eastern Europe Ranges||69|| |
| ||Aukstojas||965||Lithuania||Eastern Europe Ranges||69|| |
| ||Dingli Cliffs||830||Malta||Italian Peninsula and Islands||85|| |
| ||Møllehøj||561||Denmark||Northwest Europe||91|| |
| ||Yding Skovhøj||561||Denmark||Northwest Europe||56|| |
| ||Chemin des Révoires||531||Monaco/France||Alps||76|| |
| ||Les Platons||469||Jersey||Northwest Europe||28|| |
| ||Le Moulin||374||Guernsey||Northwest Europe||24|| |
| ||Vatican Hill||256||Vatican City||Italian Peninsula and Islands||119|| |
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There is no truly satisfactory way to construct a list of European country high points. There are issues with the definition of the European continent, with which offshore islands are included or not, and with what constitutes a country or dependency. There are other flavors of this list on the site, but this one is included as a comprehensive "grab bag" of all peaks that could be considered country high points by most reasonable criteria.
This list starts out with the formally defined list of Nation and Dependency high points that are geographically located in Europe. To this are added the following:
- The actual highest points of Spain and Portugal, on islands out in the Atlantic.
- The mainland high points of Spain and Portugal, too.
- The highpoints of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, which although not independent countries, are often thought of that way and are often climbed as part of a European high point quest.
- The highest point in Turkey, and the higest point in the European section on Turkey.
- Yding Skovhøj in Denmark, which is a few centimeters higher than Møllehøj but is officially disqualified due to its status as an ancient burial mound.
- Ðeravica in Kosovo, which was only recently demoted to 2nd highest peak in that country by 3 meters.
- The entire Caucasus region high points.
- For Italy, both Mont Blanc, and the minor sub-peak of Mont Blanc de Courmayeur, which the French (not the Italians) feel is the highest point on their common border.
Even though many people would find this list to be too extensive, I don't think anyone would doubt your claim to have finished the Europe High Points if you climbed all these peaks!
Map Showing Location of Peaks
= Peaks climbed by Jim Doyle = Unclimbed peaksClick on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.
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