Peakbagger.com

Korab, Albania/Macedonia


Prominence: 2169 m, 7116 ft

Elevation: 2764 meters, 9068 feet


Approx. Isolation: 237.24 km, 147.41 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 47' 27'' N; 20° 32' 46'' E
41.7908967, 20.54619312 (Dec Deg)
462294E 4626660N Zone 34 (UTM)
CountryAlbania (Highest Point)
Macedonia (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceDibrë
Links

Search Engines - search the web for "Korab":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Lists that contain Korab:
     World Country High Points (Rank #86)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #14)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #11)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #18)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #18)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #17)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #11)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #102)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #15)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-09-09 by Scott Cockrell
     2009-08-08 by Matthias Fieles
     2012-09-14 by Lyngve Skrede
     2015-07-22 by Andrew Rankine

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (26 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Korab
     Elevation Ladder from Korab
     Prominence Ladder from Korab


Climbing Notes

Here are some notes from an American traveler who climbed Korab in 2006:

"Korab especially has some special requirements – it is in a controlled military zone, and is only accessible on a regular basis once a year, when they have a group hike to observe Macedonian Independence Day, which is September 8. They have about 1000 people – I didn’t meet any other Americans! There were a whole lot of friendly people, though, all on or near the summit at the same time."

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Bet: If we reach the summit,there is a 360 panorama view at the top and no other people around. I will get naked. Said and done (2013-07-19). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Web Map LinksBing Maps   Google Maps
Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2169 m/7116 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2169 m/7116 ft
  Key Col: 595 m/1952 ft
Isolation237.24 km/147.41 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Vihren Vrh  (E)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Balkan Peninsula
Range3: Greek-Albanian Ranges
Drainage BasinsMediterranean - Europe
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Google Maps Dynamic Map

 Korab    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map



This page has been served 6055 times since 2004-11-01.

Man of Steel opened yesterday, a much-anticipated reboot of the story of Superman¡¯s origins. The title character is played by British actor Henry Cavill, who appeared at the June 12 U.K. premier of the movie in London sporting a Tom Ford suit and an Omega Seamaster wristwatch. It has been reported that in 2005 Cavill was a contender to www.attrinity.com play the new James Bond in Casino Royale, which hit theaters in 2006. Apparently, the producers found him too ¡°young¡± for the role at the time, and it was given to Daniel Craig. This is interesting because both James Bond and Daniel Craig are Omega ambassadors, though both of their model choices generally fall in the sporty Seamaster direction. The version of the elegant Omega Seamaster that Cavill sports includes an annual calendar function. This replica omega Seamaster addition to the automatic movement displays day and date, and will only need to be manually corrected on March 1 due to the differing lengths of February. One very notable thing about the Seamaster¡ªand every other movement now made by Omega¡ªis that it contains the Co-Axial escapement invented by Dr. George Daniels and serialized by Omega over the course of more than ten years to make it perfect for use in a wristwatch movement. The finely finished movement can be seen through the sapphire crystal case back of this officially certified chronometer¡ªwhich means that the movement has undergone a series of grueling tests performed by Switzerland¡¯s Contr?le Official Suisse de Chronom¨¨tres (C.O.S.C. for short), a non-profit organization established in 1973 in Switzerland to certify accuracy. The version that Cahill wears is housed in a 41 mm red gold case that is water-resistant to 100 meters. On a brown leather strap it retails for $23,900 in the United States.


Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
Copyright ?1987-2015 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved.