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Core Europe Country High Points

Showing Patrick Thornley's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 49, or 57.14%)

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascent Date
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula2016-06-13
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2945Iberian Peninsula 
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges2017-10-07
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe2014-01-24
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic2387Balkan Peninsula2017-10-05
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula2014-08-24
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula2017-10-02
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges2015-10-17
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe2014-01-21
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges2015-10-12
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur882Scandinavia-European Arctic 
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic 
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps2005-09-13
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula2017-04-18
9.GreeceOlympus2917Balkan Peninsula2014-08-28
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe 
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges2013-05-18
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic 
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe2015-02-19
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe2015-11-10
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps2005-09-13
47.JerseyJersey High Point136Northwest Europe 
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka2661Balkan Peninsula 
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges2015-10-13
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges2015-10-14
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe2014-01-24
11.MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula2016-06-13
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands 
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges2013-05-13
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps2017-04-20
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2534Balkan Peninsula 
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe2014-01-24
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic 
18.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges2012-08-31
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands 
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges 
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands 
22.SerbiaMidzor2169Balkan Peninsula2016-06-15
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges 
5.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands 
24.SwedenKebnekaise2106Scandinavia-European Arctic 
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps 
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges2013-05-16
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1344Northwest Europe1995-06-04
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands2017-04-25

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List Description

The main Europe Country High Point list on this site has some issues that make it a somewhat unsatisfactory list. First of all, it does not include the high points of Spain and Portugal, since those peaks are on mid-Atlantic islands grouped as part of Africa in the continent scheme. Second, it includes several peaks in the Caucasus Mountains, which are far removed from the heart of the area traditionally considered "European". Finally, that list also includes peaks on the remote islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, well north of the Arctic Circle.

Therefore, this list was created to address all those issues. The result is a list that conforms to a more common-sense notion of "Europe Country High Points". Also, is also easier to complete, avoiding the treacherous icy peaks of the Caucasus and major Arctic expeditions to Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

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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