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Ultras of East Africa

Peaks with over 1500 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M CountryRange (Level 3)Ascents
1.Kilimanjaro58855895TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania663
2.Mount Meru31704565TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania77
3.Mount Stanley39515109Congo DRC/UgandaEast Rift Valley Ranges33
4.Mount Kenya38255199KenyaEast Central Kenya30
5.Ras Dashen39904543EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopian Highlands24
6.Loolmalasin20063648TanzaniaCentral East Africa Plateau11
7.Volcan Karisimbi33244519Rwanda/Congo DRCEast Rift Valley Ranges9
8.Hanang20473417TanzaniaCentral East Africa Plateau8
9.Gelai19302948TanzaniaEast Central Kenya7
9.Kitumbeine17832871TanzaniaEast Central Kenya7
11.Muhabura15304127Rwanda/UgandaEast Rift Valley Ranges6
12.Shengena17502464TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania5
12.Sungwi17312301TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania5
14.Abune Yosef20714280EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopian Highlands4
14.Amba Farit19194270EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands4
14.Guna Terara15104120EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopian Highlands4
14.Choqa22254100EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopian Highlands4
18.Batu25274400EthiopiaSouthern Ethiopian Highlands2
18.Lesatima20814001KenyaEast Central Kenya2
20.Mount Elgon24584321UgandaCentral East Africa Plateau1
20.Moussa Ali16072021Djibouti/Ethiopia/EritreaDenakil1
22.Bada16054195EthiopiaSouthern Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Tigray High Point15413941EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Guje20133568EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Nakugen15313540KenyaCentral East Africa Plateau0
22.Mont Mohi15923480Congo DRCWest Rift Valley Ranges0
22.Argun22083418EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Argun North16103405EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Muleta15023405EthiopiaAhmar-Somali0
22.Mai Gudo15893359EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Aggio16303358EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Mtelo17503325KenyaCentral East Africa Plateau0
22.Delo15103240EthiopiaSouthern Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Tulu Welel16813240EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Kinyeti21203187South SudanCentral East Africa Plateau0
22.Wuhevi15703095Congo DRCWest Rift Valley Ranges0
22.Moroto18183083UgandaCentral East Africa Plateau0
22.Kadam16903063UgandaCentral East Africa Plateau0
22.Mtorwi16882980TanzaniaSouthern Tanzania0
22.Mount Ng'iro15012848KenyaEast Central Kenya0
22.Beleya Terara16012731EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Kabobo16042725Congo DRCWest Rift Valley Ranges0
22.Kimhandu21212653TanzaniaNortheast Tanzania0
22.Emogadong17302623South SudanCentral East Africa Plateau0
22.Mount Smith16902560EthiopiaCentral Ethiopian Highlands0
22.Mount Kulal15422285KenyaEast Central Kenya0
22.Karenga15292279TanzaniaSouthern Tanzania0
22.Ramlu19202248EritreaDenakil0
22.Karkoor15982120SomaliaAhmar-Somali0

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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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