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Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks

Showing Kevin Ashworth's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 50, or 10%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
3.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges528.8 
6.Corno Grande24762912Appenines445.3 
41.Monte Amaro18102793Appenines60.3 
11.Gerlachovský štít23542654Carpathian Mountains510.2 
34.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.5 
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.5 
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.31990-04-24
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.6 
21.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps57.4 
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.6 
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps81.1 
37.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps22.6 
8.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands440.4 
27.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.5 
13.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands177.7 
38.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands69.0 
42.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.7 
12.Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3 
18.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges237.2 
49.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.5 
44.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.9 
39.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges42.3 
45.Vihren Vrh17842915Macedonia-Thrace48.4 
30.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace148.2 
14.Finsteraarhorn22804274Northern Alps51.71990-05-20
17.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps37.4 
29.Säntis20202502Northern Alps27.7 
4.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees514.5 
10.Galdhøpiggen23722469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3 
50.Kebnekaise17472106Scandinavian Mountains757.3 
19.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.31991-08-02
16.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps138.01991-09-19
31.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.7 
36.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps23.2 
33.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.3 
25.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.2 
22.Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.2 
48.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.8 
5.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.9 
40.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands207.0 
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.01990-07-02
26.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.6 
35.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.6 
23.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.6 
43.Dents du Midi17963257Western Alps19.7 
47.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps20.6 

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List Description

"Core Europe" includes everything west of Russia except Iceland, Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Madeira, the Azores, and the Canaries. This is a reasonable, compact definition that focuses on areas that are unmistakably "European" in the minds of most people. The main ranges here are the Alps, Pyrenees, Balkan ranges, and seveal large Mediterranean islands (including Cyprus). There is a great variety to this list, as is common with many prominence-based lists that cover a wide area.


Thanks to Petter Bjørstad, Jonathan de Ferranti, Eberhard Jurgalski, Vasja Kavcic and Aaron Maizlish, who did much of the research on which this list was based.


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