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Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
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1.Elbrus18,51015,554  
2.Shkhara17,0374452  
3.Mount Ararat16,85411,847  
4.Mont Blanc15,78115,410  
5.Monte Bianco di Courmayeur15,57759  
6.Monte Rosa15,2037103  
7.Bazar Dyuzi14,6528051  
8.Aragats Lerr13,4197031  
9.Großglockner12,4617966  
10.Pico de Teide12,19812,198  
11.Mulhacén11,41410,791  
12.Zugspitze97185728  
13.Pic de Coma Pedrosa96621424  
14.Musala95968114  
15.Olympus95707720  
16.Triglav93966732  
17.Korab90687116  
18.Velika Rudoka8727755  
19.Ðeravica87173337  
20.Gerlachovský štít87077707  
21.Grauspitz85271158  
22.Moldoveanu83466722  
23.Maja Kolata8284177  
24.Rysy-North Peak819930  
25.Galdhøpiggen81007762  
26.Maglic78311135  
27.Montanha do Pico77137713  
28.Beerenberg74707470  
29.Midzor71164852  
30.Hvannadalshnúkur69236923  
31.Kebnekaise69095722  
32.Gora Goverla67622365  
33.Serra da Estrela65393940  
34.Dinara60072388  
35.Newtontoppen56205620  
36.Sněžka52593914  
37.Ben Nevis44134413  
38.Hálditšohkka43440  
39.Snowdon35603406  
40.Carrauntoohil34093409  
41.Mahya Dagi33792756  
42.Kékes33272539  
43.Scafell Pike32092992  
44.Slættaratindur28872887  
45.Slieve Donard27992707  
46.Monte Titano2425620  
47.Signal de Botrange2277390  
48.Snaefell20372037  
49.Kneiff1837180  
50.Balanesti1411935  
51.Rock of Gibraltar13981388  
52.Hara Dzyarzhynskaya1132607  
53.Vaalserberg10530  
54.Suur Munamagi1043715  
55.Gaizinkalns1024614  
56.Aukstojas965   
57.Dingli Cliffs830830  
58.Møllehøj561528  
58.Yding Skovhøj561   
60.Chemin des Révoires5310  
61.Les Platons469469  
62.Le Moulin374374  
63.Vatican Hill256   

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Mike Sanders, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

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!

 


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