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Ultras of the Middle East

Peaks with over 1500 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M CountryRange (Level 3)Ascents
1.Damavand46675610IranElburz66
2.Mount Ararat36115137TurkeySoutheast Anatolia62
3.Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb33263666YemenYemen Highlands1
4.Sabalan32834811IranNorthwest Iran Ranges6
5.Taftan29013941IranSoutheast Iran2
6.Jebel Shams28183018OmanSoutheast Arabia24
7.Hezar27414500IranCentral Iranian Plateau2
8.Dena26044409IranSouth Central Zagros2
9.Resko Tepe24834136TurkeySoutheast Anatolia0
10.Erciyes Dagi24193917TurkeyCentral Anatolia4
11.Kuh-e Zendan24003503IranSoutheast Iran0
12.Gebel Katherîna23992629EgyptSinai-Palestine Ranges28
13.Qurnat as Sawda23933088LebanonNorthern Levant Coastal Ranges15
14.Kizilkaya23473767TurkeyTaurus Mountains1
15.Shir Kuh22714050IranCentral Iranian Plateau4
15.Kackar Dagi22713931TurkeyPontic Mountains5
17.Suphan Dagi21894058TurkeySoutheast Anatolia11
18.Zard Kuh21164221IranNorth Central Zagros2
19.Kuh-e Shab21002681IranSouthern Zagros0
20.Kuh-e Fareghan20823240IranSouthern Zagros0
21.Medetsiz Tepe20583524TurkeyTaurus Mountains8
22.Genu20352350IranSouthern Zagros0
23.Oshtoran Kuh19864139IranNorth Central Zagros0
24.Kuh-e Palvar19704229IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
25.Nayband19682960IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
26.Khvoshkuh19672650IranSouthern Zagros0
27.Kizlar Sivrisi19663070TurkeyWestern Anatolia6
28.Kuh-e Hami19443190IranSouth Central Zagros0
29.Hasan Dagi19223268TurkeyCentral Anatolia10
30.Shahvar18813890IranElburz1
31.Alam Kuh18724850IranElburz10
32.Kuh-e Siah Khvani18703314IranEastern Iranian Ranges1
33.Kuh-e Parau18333360IranNorthern Zagros0
34.Eshdeger Range High Point18302920IranEastern Iranian Ranges0
35.Sahand18263707IranNorthwest Iran Ranges3
36.Mor Dagi18053800TurkeySoutheast Anatolia0
37.Mount Hermon18042814Lebanon/SyriaNorthern Levant Coastal Ranges1
38.Kuh-e Garin17803630IranNorthern Zagros0
39.Babadag17631969TurkeyWestern Anatolia10
40.Hezar Masjed17603120IranEastern Iranian Ranges0
41.Kuh-e Khabr17583856IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
42.Kuhe Haji Ebrahim17473587Iran/IraqNorthern Zagros1
43.Kuh-e Kharanaq17323150IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
44.Samdi Dag17293811TurkeySoutheast Anatolia0
45.Jebel al Harim17272087OmanSoutheast Arabia2
46.Uludaz17202233TurkeyCentral Anatolia0
47.Jebel Kawr17182730OmanSoutheast Arabia6
48.Shahu17143350IranNorthern Zagros3
49.Kuh-e Gar17102950IranEastern Iranian Ranges1
50.Jebel Jar17092300Saudi ArabiaHejaz0
51.Karkas16983870IranCentral Iranian Plateau3
52.Kuh-e Mafarun16883480IranNorth Central Zagros0
53.Mila Kuh16862888IranEastern Iranian Ranges0
54.Kuh-e Takht16752975IranNorthern Zagros0
55.Uyluk Tepe16643016TurkeyWestern Anatolia4
56.Dedegol Tepesi16592988TurkeyTaurus Mountains5
57.Kuh-e Mirza 'Arab16572887IranEastern Iranian Ranges0
58.Alvand16543570IranNorthern Zagros4
59.Kuh-e Bagh-e Bala16353775IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
59.Jebel Raymah16352920YemenYemen Highlands0
61.Aq Dagh16253321IranElburz1
62.Kuh-e Hezar Darreh16203880IranSouth Central Zagros0
63.Jebel Khadar16112211OmanSoutheast Arabia4
64.Kuh-e Rag16093661IranSouth Central Zagros0
65.Kuh-e Namak16012846IranSouthern Zagros1
66.Jupar15974150IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
67.Jabal Sabir15863006YemenYemen Highlands1
68.Kuh-e Mohammadabad15853592IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
69.Boz Dag15792156TurkeyWestern Anatolia5
70.Cheekha Dar15753611Iran/IraqNorthern Zagros1
71.Barla Dagi15742800TurkeyWestern Anatolia5
72.Kuh-e Ja'in15722980IranSouthern Zagros0
73.Kuh-e Bul15633943IranSouth Central Zagros1
74.Molkooh15602958IranEastern Iranian Ranges0
74.Jabal al Lawz15602518Saudi ArabiaSyrian Desert1
76.Kesis Dagi15593546TurkeyPontic Mountains6
77.Kuh-e Gereh15573990IranSouth Central Zagros0
78.Davraz Tepe15532635TurkeyWestern Anatolia6
79.Killi Tepe15473075TurkeyCentral Anatolia0
80.Ilgaz Daglari15442587TurkeyPontic Mountains3
81.Geyik Daglari15432877TurkeyTaurus Mountains4
82.Kuh-e Denband15392777IranCentral Iranian Plateau0
83.Geli Kuh15342995IranSoutheast Iran0
84.Kuh-e Par-e Lavar15302209IranSouthern Zagros0
85.Menar15103750IranNorth Central Zagros0
85.Kuh-e Nozva15103730IranElburz1
85.Kuh-e Raziyeh15103120IranSouth Central Zagros1
88.Akbaba Tepesi15093457TurkeySoutheast Anatolia0
88.Kuh-e Patu15093070IranEastern Iranian Ranges0
90.Uludag Tepe15072546TurkeyWestern Anatolia5
91.Kiyamaki Dagh15003358IranNorthwest Iran Ranges0

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List Description

Acknowledgments

The master list of the world's "Ultras" was originally compiled in the 2000-2006 timeframe by Jonathan de Ferranti, Aaron Maizlish, and Eberhard Jurgalski, with the assistance of several other prominence enthusiasts and Edward Earl’s Winprom program. Their listings were published on Peaklist.org. The lists on this site incorporate several updates, additions, and deletions since then, many of them resulting from a worldwide programmatic analysis done by Andrew Kirmse in 2017. All prominence-based climbers owe these pioneers a huge debt of gratitude.

 


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