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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 Alps302
2.Großglockner24283798AustriaHohe Tauern146
3.Finsteraarhorn22794274SwitzerlandBerner Oberland28
4.Wildspitze22613768AustriaTirol Alpen70
5.Piz Bernina22344049SwitzerlandRhaetian Alps42
7.Monte Rosa21654634SwitzerlandPennine Alps105
8.Hoher Dachstein21362995AustriaSalzkammergut54
10.Monte Viso20623841ItalyCottian Alps20
11.Triglav20522864SloveniaJulian Alps221
12.Barre des Écrins20444102FranceDauphine Alps27
13.Säntis20152502SwitzerlandSaint Gallen Alps59
15.Cima Valdritta19502218ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group29
16.Gran Paradiso18794061ItalyGraian Alps146
17.Pizzo di Coca18783050ItalyOrobie Alps10
18.Cima Dódici18742336ItalyDolomites17
19.Dents du Midi17973258SwitzerlandSavoy Alps33
20.Chamechaude17692082FranceDauphine Alps44
21.Zugspitze17462962Germany/AustriaBavarian Alps269
22.Monte Antelao17353264ItalyDolomites12
23.Pointe d'Arcalod17192217FranceSavoy Alps21
24.Grintovec17062558SloveniaFar Southeastern Alps54
25.Großer Priel17032515AustriaSalzkammergut34
26.Grigna Settentrionale16872410ItalyOrobie Alps28
27.Monte Bondone16852180ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group20
28.Cima Presanella16763558ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group11
30.Col Nudo16452472ItalyCarnic Alps11
31.Pointe Percée16402750FranceSavoy Alps26
32.Jôf di Montasio15972753ItalyJulian Alps24
33.Polinik15802784AustriaHohe Tauern22
34.Tödi15693613SwitzerlandGlarus Alps18
35.Birkkarspitze15672749AustriaBavarian Alps25
36.Wilder Kaiser15522344AustriaKitzbuhel34
37.Grande Tete de l'Obiou15412789FranceDauphine Alps20
38.Hochtor15202369AustriaEastern Austria35
40.Grand Combin15174314SwitzerlandPennine Alps24
41.La Tournette15142351FranceSavoy Alps29
42.Piz Kesch15023418SwitzerlandRhaetian Alps20
42.Zirbitzkogel15022396AustriaNoric Alps65
 Cima Brenta14963151ItalyBrenta-Adamello-Garda Group10

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List Description


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 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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