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Core Europe Country High Points

Showing Norbert Schaefer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (33 out of 49, or 67.35%)

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)AscentsAscent Date
1.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps375 
1.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps375 
3.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps124 
5.SpainPico de Teide3715Mid-Atlantic Islands2292006-10-19
7.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2943Iberian Peninsula1422011-10-09
8.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula1402017-08-11
9.GreeceOlympus2918Balkan Peninsula156 
11.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula842022-09-13
11.North MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula842022-09-13
13.KosovoVelika Rudoka2660Balkan Peninsula38 
14.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges1132009-08-10
16.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges98 
17.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula72 
18.PolandRysy - Northwest Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges2062009-08-03
19.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic2042002-09-05
20.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglić2386Balkan Peninsula742015-06-16
21.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands852016-04-08
22.SerbiaMidžor2169Balkan Peninsula752017-08-09
23.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic76 
24.SwedenKebnekaise - Nordtoppen2097Scandinavia-European Arctic29 
25.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges89 
26.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula1022013-04-14
27.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges3132005-07-14
28.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe9931998-08-01
29.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic49 
30.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe3052011-07-09
31.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges1572008-10-19
32.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic37 
33.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands1232005-05-16
34.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe2362004-12-27
35.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe93 
36.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe2032017-04-27
37.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges45 
38.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula1552014-03-12
39.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges49 
40.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe2502004-12-27
41.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges992010-12-28
42.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges962010-12-28
43.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges93 
44.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands1252003-09-22
45.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe1272014-11-20
46.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps1162008-08-11
47.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe392015-08-12
48.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe272015-08-10
49.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands1502007-03-11

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List Description

The main Europe Country High Point list on this site has some issues that make it a somewhat unsatisfactory list. First of all, it does not include the high points of Spain and Portugal, since those peaks are on mid-Atlantic islands grouped as part of Africa in the continent scheme. Second, it includes several peaks in the Caucasus Mountains, which are far removed from the heart of the area traditionally considered "European". Finally, that list also includes peaks on the remote islands of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, well north of the Arctic Circle.

Therefore, this list was created to address all those issues. The result is a list that conforms to a more common-sense notion of "Europe Country High Points". Also, is also easier to complete, avoiding the treacherous icy peaks of the Caucasus and major Arctic expeditions to Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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