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Core Europe Country High Points

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RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascent Date
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges 
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges 
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1344Northwest Europe1970-08-18
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe1986-08-03
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps 
13.KosovoDaravica2658Balkan Peninsula 
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula 
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands 
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges 
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic 
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges 
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges 
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic 
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges 
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic 
47.JerseyJersey High Point136Northwest Europe 
24.SwedenKebnekaise2106Scandinavia-European Arctic 
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges 
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe 
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula 
11.MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula 
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe 
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic2387Balkan Peninsula 
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2534Balkan Peninsula 
22.SerbiaMidzor2169Balkan Peninsula 
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges 
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe 
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps 
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps 
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands 
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps 
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands 
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula 
9.GreeceOlympus2917Balkan Peninsula 
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2943Iberian Peninsula 
5.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands 
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula 
18.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges 
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe2014-08-23
32.Faroe IslandsSlaettaratindur882Scandinavia-European Arctic 
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe2008-04-28
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1602Eastern Europe Ranges 
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges 
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe2013-08-25
49.Vatican CityVatican High Point72Italian Peninsula and Islands 

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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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