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Famous Peaks that are not High Points

Showing Adam McBride's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 25, or 8%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
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LocationRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Diamond Head761596USA-HIHawaii2.82000-10
2.Mount Si4180300USA-WACascade Range.62004-03
 Trango Tower20,469328PakistanKarakoram.5 
 Matterhorn14,6923399Italy/SwitzSouthern Alps8.7 
 Eiger13,0251168SwitzNorthern Alps1.3 
 Cerro Torre10,1774026ArgentinaPatagonian Andes2.7 
 Mount Shuksan91314451USA-WACascade Range9.9 
 Half Dome88801440USA-CASierra Nevada2.1 
 Huayna Picchu8642 PeruPeruvian Andes1.1 
 Cuerno del Paine8530 ChilePatagonian Andes2.7 
 Mount Saint Helens83334613USA-WACascade Range32.0 
 Liberty Bell Mountain7760240USA-WACascade Range.2 
 El Capitan756949USA-CASierra Nevada.2 
 Gebel Mûsa74971089EgyptSinai-Palestine Ranges1.3 
 Shiprock71781578USA-NMColorado Plateau13.2 
 Mount Rushmore5725445USA-SDGreat Plains1.1 
 Devils Tower5112932USA-WYGreat Plains3.3 
 Vesuvius42034042ItalyWestern Italy12.2 
 Cannon Mountain4120800USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians1.7 
 Table Mountain35603461South AfricaCape Ranges26.5 
 Mount Chocorua35201320USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians5.2 
 Uluru28481096Australia-NTCentral Australia Ranges18.2 
 Rakata26672667IndonesiaJava13.5 
 Mars Hill17481218USA-MENorthern U.S. Appalachians27.5 
 Mount Hollywood1625305USA-CACentral and Southern California Ranges1.2 
 Pão de Açúcar12991299BrazilSouthern Brazilian Highlands3.1 
 Suribachi-yama528528JapanOutlying Japanese Islands36.5 

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List Description

This is a random and very subjective list of famous peaks that are not famous because they are high. No peak is allowed on this list if it is the highest point of a country, state, province, county, region, large island, or PEMRACS Range1, 2, 3, or 4. These summits are famous because of their appearance, historic events, or popularity as climbing destinations. I am sure there are many other such peaks in Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world that I am not familiar with that belong on this list.

Many of these peaks are iconic symbols that serve to define a city, region, or country. Many have instantly recognizable shapes or profiles.

 


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