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Europe Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 2)
1.RussiaElbrus18,510Caucasus Mountains
2.GeorgiaShkhara17,037Caucasus Mountains
3.FranceMont Blanc15,781Alps
3.ItalyMont Blanc15,781Alps
5.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa15,203Alps
6.AzerbaijanBazar Dyuzi14,652Caucasus Mountains
7.ArmeniaAragats Lerr13,419Caucasus Mountains
8.AustriaGroßglockner12,461Alps
9.GermanyZugspitze9718Alps
10.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa9656Iberian Peninsula
11.BulgariaMusala9596Balkan Peninsula
12.GreeceOlympus9570Balkan Peninsula
13.SloveniaTriglav9396Alps
14.AlbaniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula
14.MacedoniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula
16.KosovoDaravica8720Balkan Peninsula
17.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít8707Eastern Europe Ranges
18.LiechtensteinGrauspitze8527Alps
19.RomaniaMoldoveanu8346Eastern Europe Ranges
20.MontenegroMaja Kolata8314Balkan Peninsula
21.PolandRysy-North Peak8199Eastern Europe Ranges
22.NorwayGaldhøpiggen8100Scandinavia-European Arctic
23.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic7831Balkan Peninsula
24.Jan MayenBeerenberg7470Scandinavia-European Arctic
25.SerbiaMidzor7116Balkan Peninsula
26.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur6923Scandinavia-European Arctic
27.SwedenKebnekaise6909Scandinavia-European Arctic
28.UkraineGora Goverla6762Eastern Europe Ranges
29.CroatiaDinara6007Balkan Peninsula
30.SvalbardNewtontoppen5620Scandinavia-European Arctic
31.Czech RepublicSněžka5256Eastern Europe Ranges
32.United KingdomBen Nevis4409Northwest Europe
33.FinlandHálditšohkka4344Scandinavia-European Arctic
34.IrelandCarrauntoohil3415Northwest Europe
35.HungaryKékes3327Eastern Europe Ranges
36.Faroe IslandsSlaettaratindur2894Scandinavia-European Arctic
37.San MarinoMonte Titano2425Italian Peninsula and Islands
38.BelgiumSignal de Botrange2277Northwest Europe
39.Isle of ManSnaefell2037Northwest Europe
40.LuxembourgKneiff1837Northwest Europe
41.MoldovaBalanesti1411Eastern Europe Ranges
42.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar1398Iberian Peninsula
43.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya1132Eastern Europe Ranges
44.NetherlandsVaalserberg1053Northwest Europe
45.EstoniaSuur Munamagi1043Eastern Europe Ranges
46.LatviaGaizinkalns1024Eastern Europe Ranges
47.LithuaniaAukstojas965Eastern Europe Ranges
48.MaltaDingli Cliffs830Italian Peninsula and Islands
49.DenmarkMøllehøj561Northwest Europe
50.MonacoChemin des Révoires531Alps
51.JerseyJersey High Point446Northwest Europe
52.GuernseyLe Moulin374Northwest Europe
53.Vatican CityVatican High Point236Italian Peninsula and Islands

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List Description

Europe, as defined by this web site, includes all of the Caucasus and all of the Urals, so high points for countries not normally considered "European" (such as Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) are included. Also note that the highest points of Spain and Portugal are on mid-Atlantic islands, which are classified as part of Africa (the Canaries are clearly offshore from Africa, and other islands are grouped that way to keep them all together).

Many climbers and peakbaggers would likely consider this somewhat arbitrary approach very unsatisfactory. Therefore, an alternate Core Europe Country High Point List has been created that adds the Spain and Portugal high points and removes the peaks in the Greater Caucasus and Arctic islands.

The highest reaches of this list are dominated by the Caucasus and the Alps, by far the highest and most dominant of the ranges of Europe.

Links

     Ginge Fullen Europe High Points List

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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