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Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence

Showing James Warren's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 98, or 18.37%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
30.Ágion Óros20122030Macedonia-Thrace148.2 
26.Barre des Écrins20444102Western Alps107.6 
83.Birkkarspitze15672749Northern Alps33.1 
69.Birnhorn16652634Northern Alps16.7 
83.Botev15672376Balkan Mountains124.8 
47.Chamechaude17692082Western Alps20.6 
 Cima Brenta14963151Southern Alps18.7 
37.Cima Dódici18742336Eastern Alps22.6 
65.Cima Presanella16763558Southern Alps18.4 
33.Cima Valdritta19502218Southern Alps22.3 
70.Col Nudo16452472Eastern Alps12.8 
6.Corno Grande24762912Appenines445.3 
43.Dents du Midi17963257Western Alps19.7 
14.Finsteraarhorn22804274Northern Alps51.7 
10.Galdhøpiggen23722469Scandinavian Mountains1568.32009-09-05
11.Gerlachovský štít23542654Carpathian Mountains510.2 
35.Gran Paradiso18794061Western Alps44.6 
93.Grand Combin15174314Southern Alps26.5 
87.Grande Tete de l'Obiou15412789Western Alps24.1 
63.Grigna Settentrionale16872410Southern Alps12.6 
92.Grimming15182351Eastern Alps22.1 
59.Grintovec17062558Eastern Alps53.2 
60.Großer Priel17032515Eastern Alps43.7 
9.Großglockner24283798Eastern Alps175.3 
17.Hochkönig21812941Northern Alps37.4 
90.Hochtor15202369Eastern Alps20.8 
20.Hoher Dachstein21362995Eastern Alps47.6 
53.Jiehkkesvárri17411834Scandinavian Mountains156.1 
74.Jôf di Montasio15972753Eastern Alps31.6 
50.Kebnekaise17472106Scandinavian Mountains757.32015-07-10
18.Korab21692764Greek-Albanian Ranges237.22014-08-04
95.La Tournette15142351Western Alps12.8 
28.Maja e Jezercës20362694Dinaric Alps94.5 
67.Maja e Kendrevicës16662121Greek-Albanian Ranges52.8 
89.Maja e Valamares15262373Greek-Albanian Ranges64.7 
85.Mali i Cikës15632044Greek-Albanian Ranges20.4 
21.Marmolada21303342Eastern Alps57.4 
25.Moldoveanu20462544Southern Carpathians391.2 
1.Mont Blanc46974810Western Alps2812.0 
41.Monte Amaro18102793Appenines60.3 
55.Monte Antelao17353264Eastern Alps31.3 
64.Monte Bondone16852180Southern Alps21.4 
80.Monte Cimone15772165Appenines168.4 
5.Monte Cinto27062706Tyrrhennian Islands223.9 
19.Monte Rosa21654634Southern Alps78.3 
23.Monte Viso20623841Western Alps60.6 
8.Mount Ida24562456Greek Islands440.42011-10-15
3.Mulhacén32893479Andalucian Ranges528.8 
44.Nemerçka17922482Greek-Albanian Ranges37.9 
12.Olympus23532917Greek-Albanian Ranges254.32010-07-02
72.Óros Aínos16281628Greek Islands103.22012-04-28
52.Óros Dírfis17431743Greek Islands106.72011-10-01
73.Óros Fengari16111611Greek Islands112.3 
61.Oros Giona17022510Greek-Albanian Ranges160.22012-04-21
38.Óros Killini18682374Greek Islands69.02012-02-25
39.Óros Óssa18541978Greek-Albanian Ranges42.32012-04-07
76.Óros Parnassos15882455Greek-Albanian Ranges34.52011-08-06
13.Óros Taigetos23452405Greek Islands177.72011-10-30
49.Óros Voras17582528Greek-Albanian Ranges51.52011-09-04
31.Ortles19533905Southern Alps49.7 
27.Pachnes20382453Greek Islands67.5 
22.Parângu Mare21032519Southern Carpathians84.2 
48.Peleaga17592509Southern Carpathians50.8 
94.Pelister Vrh15162601Greek-Albanian Ranges101.1 
62.Pico Almanzor16892591Castile Ranges327.2 
4.Pico de Aneto28123404Pyrenees514.5 
16.Piz Bernina22344049Southern Alps138.0 
97.Piz Kesch15043418Southern Alps23.5 
36.Pizzo di Coca18783050Southern Alps23.2 
56.Pointe d'Arcalod17192217Western Alps16.6 
71.Pointe Percée16402750Western Alps23.9 
77.Polinik15802784Eastern Alps18.3 
95.Psili Korifi15141589Greek-Albanian Ranges74.82012-04-29
40.Punta la Marmora18341834Tyrrhennian Islands207.0 
78.Puy de Sancy15781885Massif Central225.4 
87.Roman-Kosh15411545Ukrainian Plains391.4 
29.Säntis20202502Northern Alps27.7 
91.Sarektjåhkkå15192089Scandinavian Mountains62.3 
57.Serra Dolcedorme17152267Appenines258.3 
54.Smólikas Óros17362637Greek-Albanian Ranges120.22011-09-06
66.Snøhetta16752286Scandinavian Mountains83.3 
67.Solunska Glava16662540Greek-Albanian Ranges59.6 
42.Spathi17982148Greek Islands63.7 
81.Store Lenangstind15751625Scandinavian Mountains26.0 
82.Tödi15703614Northern Alps42.1 
34.Torrecerredo19312648Cordillera Cantabrica346.5 
24.Triglav20522864Eastern Alps81.1 
78.Vârful Pietrosu15782303Carpathian Mountains221.2 
45.Vihren Vrh17842915Macedonia-Thrace48.4 
86.Wilder Kaiser15522344Northern Alps25.5 
15.Wildspitze22613768Eastern Alps48.6 
98.Zirbitzkogel15022396Eastern Alps35.0 
51.Zugspitze17462962Northern Alps42.82009-08-30

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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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