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Alpine 4000-meter Peaks

Showing Edward Whymper's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 49, or 8.16%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 4)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Barre des Écrins13,4586706Dauphine Alps66.71864-06-24
2.Dent Blanche14,2952936Pennine Alps4.51865-06
3.Aiguille Verte13,5242260Savoy Alps4.61865-06-29
4.Matterhorn14,6923399Pennine Alps8.71865-07-14
 Mont Blanc15,78115,410Savoy Alps1747.3 
 Monte Rosa15,2037103Pennine Alps48.6 
 Zumsteinspitze14,970361Pennine Alps.3 
 Signalkuppe14,941335Pennine Alps.4 
 Dom14,9113432Pennine Alps10.5 
 Liskamm14,8521234Pennine Alps1.8 
 Weisshorn14,7833901Pennine Alps6.9 
 Täschhorn14,734689Pennine Alps.7 
 Mont Maudit14,649531Savoy Alps.7 
 Parrotspitze14,541446Pennine Alps.4 
 Nadelhorn14,196676Pennine Alps.9 
 Grand Combin14,1544977Pennine Alps16.5 
 Finsteraarhorn14,0227480Berner Oberland32.1 
 Mont Blanc du Tacul13,937719Savoy Alps.6 
 Castor13,871541Pennine Alps1.2 
 Zinalrothorn13,8481608Pennine Alps2.6 
 Piramide Vincent13,829420Pennine Alps.5 
 Grandes Jorasses13,8062795Savoy Alps4.9 
 Alphubel13,7991178Pennine Alps1.3 
 Rimpfischhorn13,7762106Pennine Alps2.9 
 Aletschhorn13,7573330Berner Oberland8.0 
 Strahlhorn13,7471316Pennine Alps1.1 
 Dent d’Hérens13,6842270Pennine Alps2.3 
 Breithorn13,6611421Pennine Alps2.5 
 Jungfrau13,6422254Berner Oberland5.2 
 Aiguille Blanche13,491584Savoy Alps.3 
 Mönch13,4741916Berner Oberland2.2 
 Pollux13,425810Pennine Alps.4 
 Schreckhorn13,3792585Berner Oberland3.5 
 Ober Gabelhorn13,3301759Pennine Alps2.0 
 Gran Paradiso13,3236165Graian Alps27.6 
 Aiguille de Bionassay13,294525Savoy Alps.8 
 Gross-Fiescherhorn13,2841283Berner Oberland3.0 
 Piz Bernina13,2847329Rhaetian Alps85.6 
 Gross-Grünhorn13,2681001Berner Oberland1.5 
 Lauteraarhorn13,261420Berner Oberland.7 
 Dürrenhorn13,238404Pennine Alps.4 
 Allalinhorn13,212840Pennine Alps1.3 
 Hinter-Fiescherhorn13,205335Berner Oberland.5 
 Weissmies13,1793868Pennine Alps6.9 
 Dome de Rochefort13,173623Savoy Alps.5 
 Dent du Géant13,166456Savoy Alps.8 
 Lagginhorn13,1561677Pennine Alps2.1 
 Aiguille de Rochefort13,127348Savoy Alps.4 
 Les Droites13,123669Savoy Alps.7 

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List Description

This list was inspired by Richard Goedeke's guidebook The Alpine 4000m Peaks - by the Classic Routes, and many of the prominence numbers come from an early edition of this seminal work.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       The Alpine 4000m Peaks by the Classic Routes (Goedeke)

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


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