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Europe Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascents
1.RussiaElbrus5642Caucasus Mountains244
2.GeorgiaShkhara5193Caucasus Mountains5
3.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps330
3.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps330
5.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps115
6.AzerbaijanBazar Dyuzi4466Caucasus Mountains6
7.ArmeniaAragats Lerr4090Caucasus Mountains20
10.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2943Iberian Peninsula119
11.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula122
12.GreeceOlympus2918Balkan Peninsula139
14.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula71
14.North MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula71
16.KosovoVelika Rudoka2660Balkan Peninsula29
17.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges106
19.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges83
20.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula66
21.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges188
22.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic187
23.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglić2386Balkan Peninsula66
24.Jan MayenBeerenberg2277Scandinavia-European Arctic7
25.SerbiaMidžor2169Balkan Peninsula63
26.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic70
27.SwedenKebnekaise-Nordtoppen2097Scandinavia-European Arctic27
28.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges87
29.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula90
30.SvalbardNewtontoppen1713Scandinavia-European Arctic2
31.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges279
32.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe871
33.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic49
34.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe274
35.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges150
36.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic32
37.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands114
38.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe213
39.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe82
40.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe185
41.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges41
42.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula134
43.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges49
44.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe222
45.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges94
46.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges90
47.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges89
48.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands113
49.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe113
50.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps104
51.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe35
52.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe25
53.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands136

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List Description

Europe, as defined by this web site, includes all of the Caucasus and all of the Urals, so high points for countries not normally considered "European" (such as Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) are included. Also note that the highest points of Spain and Portugal are on mid-Atlantic islands, which are classified as part of Africa (the Canaries are clearly offshore from Africa, and other islands are grouped that way to keep them all together).

Many climbers and peakbaggers would likely consider this somewhat arbitrary approach very unsatisfactory. Therefore, an alternate Core Europe Country High Point List has been created that adds the Spain and Portugal high points and removes the peaks in the Greater Caucasus and Arctic islands.

The highest reaches of this list are dominated by the Caucasus and the Alps, by far the highest and most dominant of the ranges of Europe.


     Ginge Fullen Europe High Points List

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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