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Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0 
3.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges528.8 
4.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees514.5 
5.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.9 
6.Corno Grande24762912Appenines445.3 
8.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands440.4 
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3 
10.Galdhøpiggen23722469Scandinavian Mountains1568.3 
11.Gerlachovský štít23542654Carpathian Mountains510.2 
12.Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.3 
13.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands177.7 
14.Finsteraarhorn22804274Northern Alps51.7 
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.6 
16.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps138.0 
17.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps37.4 
18.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges237.2 
19.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.3 
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.6 
21.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps57.4 
22.Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.2 
23.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.6 
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps81.1 
25.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.2 
26.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.6 
27.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.5 
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.5 
29.Säntis20202502Northern Alps27.7 
30.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace148.2 
31.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.7 
33.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.3 
34.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.5 
35.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.6 
36.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps23.2 
37.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps22.6 
38.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands69.0 
39.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges42.3 
40.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands207.0 
41.Monte Amaro18102793Appenines60.3 
42.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.7 
43.Dents du Midi17963257Western Alps19.7 
44.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.9 
45.Vihren Vrh17842915Macedonia-Thrace48.4 
47.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps20.6 
48.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.8 
49.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.5 
50.Kebnekaise17472106Scandinavian Mountains757.3 
51.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps42.8 
52.Óros Dírfis17431743Greek Islands106.7 
53.Jiehkkesvárri17411834Scandinavian Mountains156.1 
54.Smólikas Óros17362637Greek-Albanian Ranges120.2 
55.Monte Antelao17353264Eastern Alps31.3 
56.Pointe d'Arcalod17192217Western Alps16.6 
57.Serra Dolcedorme17152267Appenines258.3 
59.Grintovec17062558Eastern Alps53.2 
60.Großer Priel17032515Eastern Alps43.7 
61.Oros Giona17022510Greek-Albanian Ranges160.2 
62.Pico Almanzor16892591Castile Ranges327.2 
63.Grigna Settentrionale16872410Southern Alps12.6 
64.Monte Bondone16852180Southern Alps21.4 
65.Cima Presanella16763558Southern Alps18.4 
66.Snøhetta16752286Scandinavian Mountains83.3 
67.Solunska Glava16662540Greek-Albanian Ranges59.6 
67.Maja e Kendrevicës16662121Greek-Albanian Ranges52.8 
69.Birnhorn16652634Northern Alps16.7 
70.Col Nudo16452472Eastern Alps12.8 
71.Pointe Percée16402750Western Alps23.9 
72.Óros Aínos16281628Greek Islands103.2 
73.Óros Fengari16111611Greek Islands112.3 
74.Jôf di Montasio15972753Eastern Alps31.6 
76.Óros Parnassos15882455Greek-Albanian Ranges34.5 
77.Polinik15802784Eastern Alps18.3 
78.Vârful Pietrosu15782303Carpathian Mountains221.2 
78.Puy de Sancy15781885Massif Central225.4 
80.Monte Cimone15772165Appenines168.4 
81.Store Lenangstind15751625Scandinavian Mountains26.0 
82.Tödi15703614Northern Alps42.1 
83.Birkkarspitze15672749Northern Alps33.1 
83.Botev15672376Balkan Mountains124.8 
85.Mali i Cikës15632044Greek-Albanian Ranges20.4 
86.Wilder Kaiser15522344Northern Alps25.5 
87.Grande Tete de l'Obiou15412789Western Alps24.1 
87.Roman-Kosh15411545Ukrainian Plains391.4 
89.Maja e Valamares15262373Greek-Albanian Ranges64.7 
90.Hochtor15202369Eastern Alps20.8 
91.Sarektjåhkkå15192089Scandinavian Mountains62.3 
92.Grimming15182351Eastern Alps22.1 
93.Grand Combin15174314Southern Alps26.5 
94.Pelister Vrh15162601Greek-Albanian Ranges101.1 
95.La Tournette15142351Western Alps12.8 
95.Psili Korifi15141589Greek-Albanian Ranges74.8 
97.Piz Kesch15043418Southern Alps23.5 
98.Zirbitzkogel15022396Eastern Alps35.0 
 Cima Brenta14963151Southern Alps18.7 

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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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