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Europe Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascents
1.RussiaElbrus5642Caucasus Mountains209
2.GeorgiaShkhara5193Caucasus Mountains4
3.FranceMont Blanc4810Alps276
3.ItalyMont Blanc4810Alps276
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 Ranges87
19.RomaniaMoldoveanu2544Eastern Europe Ranges67
20.MontenegroMaja Kolata2525Balkan Peninsula45
21.PolandRysy-North Peak2499Eastern Europe Ranges161
22.NorwayGaldhøpiggen2469Scandinavia-European Arctic155
23.Bosnia and HerzegovinaMaglic2387Balkan Peninsula53
24.Jan MayenBeerenberg2277Scandinavia-European Arctic7
25.SerbiaMidzor2169Balkan Peninsula53
26.IcelandHvannadalshnúkur2110Scandinavia-European Arctic63
27.SwedenKebnekaise2106Scandinavia-European Arctic80
28.UkraineGora Goverla2061Eastern Europe Ranges70
29.CroatiaDinara1831Balkan Peninsula70
30.SvalbardNewtontoppen1713Scandinavia-European Arctic2
31.Czech RepublicSněžka1603Eastern Europe Ranges216
32.United KingdomBen Nevis1345Northwest Europe657
33.FinlandHálditšohkka1324Scandinavia-European Arctic43
34.IrelandCarrauntoohil1039Northwest Europe228
35.HungaryKékes1014Eastern Europe Ranges131
36.Faroe IslandsSlættaratindur880Scandinavia-European Arctic26
37.San MarinoMonte Titano739Italian Peninsula and Islands90
38.BelgiumSignal de Botrange694Northwest Europe185
39.Isle of ManSnaefell621Northwest Europe71
40.LuxembourgKneiff560Northwest Europe150
41.MoldovaBalanesti430Eastern Europe Ranges36
42.GibraltarRock of Gibraltar426Iberian Peninsula107
43.BelarusHara Dzyarzhynskaya345Eastern Europe Ranges44
44.NetherlandsVaalserberg321Northwest Europe183
45.EstoniaSuur Munamagi318Eastern Europe Ranges72
46.LatviaGaizinkalns312Eastern Europe Ranges71
47.LithuaniaAukstojas294Eastern Europe Ranges72
48.MaltaDingli Cliffs253Italian Peninsula and Islands89
49.DenmarkMøllehøj171Northwest Europe98
50.MonacoChemin des Révoires162Alps88
51.JerseyLes Platons143Northwest Europe31
52.GuernseyLe Moulin114Northwest Europe24
53.Vatican CityVatican Hill78Italian Peninsula and Islands122

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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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