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Ultras of the Alps

Peaks with over 1500 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M CountryRange (Level 4)Ascents
1.Mont Blanc46974810France/ItalySavoy Alps374
2.Großglockner24283798AustriaHohe Tauern183
3.Finsteraarhorn22794274SwitzerlandBerner Oberland34
4.Wildspitze22613768AustriaTirol Alpen84
5.Piz Bernina22344049SwitzerlandRhaetian Alps49
6.Hochkönig21812941AustriaKitzbuhel64
7.Monte Rosa21654634SwitzerlandPennine Alps124
8.Hoher Dachstein21362995AustriaSalzkammergut73
9.Marmolada21303342ItalyDolomites81
10.Monte Viso20623841ItalyCottian Alps35
11.Triglav20522864SloveniaJulian Alps288
12.Barre des Écrins20444102FranceDauphine Alps32
13.Säntis20152502SwitzerlandSaint Gallen Alps86
14.Ortles19533905ItalyOrtles45
15.Cima Valdritta19502218ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group49
16.Gran Paradiso18794061ItalyGraian Alps192
17.Pizzo di Coca18783050ItalyOrobie Alps18
18.Cima Dódici18742336ItalyDolomites27
19.Dents du Midi17973258SwitzerlandSavoy Alps51
20.Chamechaude17692082FranceDauphine Alps65
21.Zugspitze17462962Germany/AustriaBavarian Alps343
22.Monte Antelao17353264ItalyDolomites20
23.Pointe d'Arcalod17192217FranceSavoy Alps34
24.Grintovec17062558SloveniaFar Southeastern Alps75
25.Großer Priel17032515AustriaSalzkammergut44
26.Grigna Settentrionale16872410ItalyOrobie Alps48
27.Monte Bondone16852180ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group31
28.Cima Presanella16763558ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group22
29.Birnhorn16652634AustriaKitzbuhel33
30.Col Nudo16452472ItalyCarnic Alps17
31.Pointe Percée16402750FranceSavoy Alps38
32.Jôf di Montasio15972753ItalyJulian Alps33
33.Polinik15802784AustriaHohe Tauern32
34.Tödi15693613SwitzerlandGlarus Alps24
35.Birkkarspitze15672749AustriaBavarian Alps39
36.Wilder Kaiser15522344AustriaKitzbuhel56
37.Grande Tête de l'Obiou15412789FranceDauphine Alps32
38.Hochtor15202369AustriaEastern Austria42
39.Grimming15182351AustriaSalzkammergut34
40.Grand Combin15174314SwitzerlandPennine Alps31
41.La Tournette15142351FranceSavoy Alps56
42.Piz Kesch15023418SwitzerlandRhaetian Alps29
42.Zirbitzkogel15022396AustriaNoric Alps81
44.Cima Brenta15013151ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group16

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List Description

Acknowledgments

The master list of the world's "Ultras" was originally compiled in the 2000-2006 timeframe by Jonathan de Ferranti, Aaron Maizlish, and Eberhard Jurgalski, with the assistance of several other prominence enthusiasts and Edward Earl’s Winprom program. Their listings were published on Peaklist.org. The lists on this site incorporate several updates, additions, and deletions since then, many of them resulting from a worldwide programmatic analysis done by Andrew Kirmse in 2017. All prominence-based climbers owe these pioneers a huge debt of gratitude.

 


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