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Ultras of Australia and the Pacific

Peaks with over 1500 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M CountryRange (Level 3)Ascents
1.Mauna Kea42054205United StatesHawaii604
2.Haleakala30553055United StatesHawaii531
3.Mount Kosciuszko22282228AustraliaSouth N.S.W. Great Dividing Range260
4.Mauna Loa21584169United StatesHawaii171
5.Mount Taranaki22982518New ZealandNew Zealand North Island60
6.Mount Ruapehu27972797New ZealandNew Zealand North Island54
7.Mount Ossa16171617AustraliaTasmania53
8.Mount Cook37243724New ZealandSouthern Alps24
9.Kawaikini15981598United StatesHawaii23
10.Mount Aspiring24713033New ZealandSouthern Alps20
10.Tapuae-o-Uenuku20222885New ZealandLesser South Island Ranges20
10.Single Cone19692319New ZealandLesser South Island Ranges20
13.Mount Taylor16362333New ZealandLesser South Island Ranges16
14.Kamakou15121512United StatesHawaii11
15.Manakau17982608New ZealandLesser South Island Ranges10
16.Puu Kukui17281764United StatesHawaii7
16.Skippers Range High Point15981648New ZealandSouthern Alps7
18.Mauga Silisili18581858SamoaSamoa4
19.Volcán Wolf17071707EcuadorGalapagos Islands2
20.Mount Taron23402340Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago1
20.Mont Orohena22412241French PolynesiaSouthern Polynesia1
20.Mount Kanangio18291829Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago1
23.Mount Tutoko-The Divide21912723New ZealandLesser South Island Ranges0
23.Mount Balbi27152715Papua New GuineaSolomon Islands0
23.Mount Vineuo25002500Papua New GuineaOwen Stanley Range0
23.Mount Popomanaseu23352335Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands0
23.Mount Ulawun23342334Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago0
23.Nakanai Mountains High Point20362316Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago0
23.Mount Takuan15112251Papua New GuineaSolomon Islands0
23.Mount Sinewit16702030Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago0
23.Fergusson High Point19471947Papua New GuineaOwen Stanley Range0
23.Whiteman Range High Point16101930Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago0
23.Mount Talawe17731824Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago0
23.Manam High Point18201820Papua New GuineaNorthern New Guinea Coast Ranges0
23.Mount Veve17681768Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands0
23.Volcán Cerro Azul16681689EcuadorGalapagos Islands0
23.Peak 166515971665Papua New GuineaOwen Stanley Range0
23.Umboi High Point16301630Papua New GuineaBismarck Archipelago0
23.Mont Panié16291629New CaledoniaNew Caledonia0

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List Description

Includes all of the Oceania/Australia "continent" outside of the island of New Guinea.


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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