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Europe Country High Points

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RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)AscentsAscent Date
1.RussiaElbrus5642Caucasus Mountains212 
2.GeorgiaShkhara5193Caucasus Mountains4 
3.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps2782002-07-25
3.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps2782002-07-25
5.SwitzerlandMonte Rosa4634Alps101 
6.AzerbaijanBazar Dyuzi4466Caucasus Mountains5 
7.ArmeniaAragats Lerr4090Caucasus Mountains15 
10.AndorraPic de Coma Pedrosa2945Iberian Peninsula100 
11.BulgariaMusala2925Balkan Peninsula111 
12.GreeceOlympus2917Balkan Peninsula115 
14.AlbaniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula61 
14.North MacedoniaKorab2764Balkan Peninsula61 
16.KosovoVelika Rudoka2660Balkan Peninsula25 
17.SlovakiaGerlachovský štít2654Eastern Europe Ranges88 
19.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges67 
20.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula45 
21.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges161 
22.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic1572012-07-10
23.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic2387Balkan Peninsula53 
24.Jan MayenBeerenberg2277Scandinavia-European Arctic7 
25.SerbiaMidzor2169Balkan Peninsula53 
26.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic63 
27.SwedenKebnekaise-Nordtoppen2097Scandinavia-European Arctic17 
28.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges72 
29.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula70 
30.SvalbardNewtontoppen1713Scandinavia-European Arctic2 
31.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges218 
32.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe666 
33.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic43 
34.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe233 
35.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges131 
36.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic26 
37.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands92 
38.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe1852014-06-07
39.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe72 
40.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe1502014-06-07
41.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges36 
42.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula108 
43.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges44 
44.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe1852014-06-07
45.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges72 
46.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges71 
47.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges72 
48.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands89 
49.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe99 
50.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps92 
51.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe31 
52.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe24 
53.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands125 

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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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