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Famous Peaks that are not High Points

Showing Karine Thate's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 27, or 14.81%)

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M LocationRange (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
18.Cannon Mountain1244219USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians2.82010-06-27
4.Cerro Torre31021227ArgentinaPatagonian Andes4.4 
8.Cuerno del Paine2600 ChilePatagonian Andes4.3 
15.Devils Tower1558278USA-WYGreat Plains5.4 
26.Diamond Head232182USA-HIHawaii4.52010-10-06
3.Eiger3970356Switz-BE/VSNorthern Alps2.1 
11.El Capitan23073USA-CASierra Nevada.4 
12.Gebel Mûsa2285332EgyptSinai-Palestine Ranges2.1 
6.Half Dome2694415USA-CASierra Nevada3.32011-09-15
7.Huayna Picchu2634 PeruPeruvian Andes1.7 
10.Liberty Bell Mountain235361USA-WACascade Range.3 
23.Mars Hill533368USA-MENorthern U.S. Appalachians44.3 
2.Matterhorn44781036Italy/SwitzSouthern Alps14.0 
20.Mount Chocorua1061378USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.42009-10-25
24.Mount Hollywood49581USA-CACentral and Southern California Ranges1.9 
14.Mount Rushmore1745123USA-SDGreat Plains1.8 
9.Mount Saint Helens25401394USA-WACascade Range51.5 
5.Mount Shuksan27831344USA-WACascade Range16.0 
17.Mount Si127479USA-WACascade Range1.0 
25.Pão de Açúcar396376BrazilSouthern Brazilian Highlands5.0 
13.Ship Rock2188475USA-NMColorado Plateau21.2 
27.Suribachi-yama161161JapanOutlying Japanese Islands58.8 
19.Table Mountain10851055South AfricaCape Ranges42.6 
1.Trango Tower6239100PakistanKarakoram.8 
21.Uluru868334Australia-NTCentral Australia Ranges29.3 
16.Vesuvius12811232ItalyWestern Italy19.7 

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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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