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Europe Country High Points

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RankCountryPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 2)Ascent Date
1.United KingdomBen Nevis4409Northwest Europe1980
2.IrelandCarrauntoohil3409Northwest Europe1995-08-01
3.Vatican CityVatican High Point236Italian Peninsula and Islands1999-12-31
4.Isle of ManSnaefell2037Northwest Europe2006
5.LuxembourgKneiff1837Northwest Europe2010
6.BelgiumSignal de Botrange2277Northwest Europe2010-09-12
6.NetherlandsVaalserberg1053Northwest Europe2010-09-12
8.DenmarkMøllehøj561Northwest Europe2012-07-01
9.NorwayGaldhøpiggen8100Scandinavia-European Arctic2012-07-10
10.Czech RepublicSněžka5256Eastern Europe Ranges2012-08-09
11.PolandRysy-North Peak8199Eastern Europe Ranges2012-08-22
12.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít8707Eastern Europe Ranges2012-08-25
13.HungaryKékes3327Eastern Europe Ranges2012-08-31
15.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar1398Iberian Peninsula2013-06-01
16.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa9656Iberian Peninsula2013-08-01
17.CroatiaDinara6007Balkan Peninsula2014-07-03
18.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic7831Balkan Peninsula2014-07-13
19.AlbaniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula2014-07-24
19.MacedoniaKorab9068Balkan Peninsula2014-07-24
21.GreeceOlympus9570Balkan Peninsula2014-08-13
22.BulgariaMusala9596Balkan Peninsula2014-08-17
23.SerbiaMidzor7116Balkan Peninsula2014-08-22
24.RomaniaMoldoveanu8346Eastern Europe Ranges2014-08-26
26.San MarinoMonte Titano2425Italian Peninsula and Islands2015-07-07
27.MonacoChemin des Révoires531Alps2015-07-31
 RussiaElbrus18,510Caucasus Mountains 
 GeorgiaShkhara17,037Caucasus Mountains 
 FranceMont Blanc15,781Alps 
 ItalyMont Blanc15,781Alps 
 SwitzerlandMonte Rosa15,203Alps 
 AzerbaijanBazar Dyuzi14,652Caucasus Mountains 
 ArmeniaAragats Lerr13,419Caucasus Mountains 
 KosovoDaravica8720Balkan Peninsula 
 MontenegroMaja Kolata8314Balkan Peninsula 
 Jan MayenBeerenberg7470Scandinavia-European Arctic 
 IcelandHvannadalshnúkur6923Scandinavia-European Arctic 
 SwedenKebnekaise6909Scandinavia-European Arctic 
 UkraineGora Goverla6762Eastern Europe Ranges 
 SvalbardNewtontoppen5620Scandinavia-European Arctic 
 FinlandHálditšohkka4344Scandinavia-European Arctic 
 Faroe IslandsSlaettaratindur2894Scandinavia-European Arctic 
 MoldovaBalanesti1411Eastern Europe Ranges 
 BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya1132Eastern Europe Ranges 
 EstoniaSuur Munamagi1043Eastern Europe Ranges 
 LatviaGaizinkalns1024Eastern Europe Ranges 
 LithuaniaAukstojas965Eastern Europe Ranges 
 MaltaDingli Cliffs830Italian Peninsula and Islands 
 JerseyJersey High Point446Northwest Europe 
 GuernseyLe Moulin374Northwest Europe 

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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.


     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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