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Famous Peaks that are not High Points

Showing Tim Halder's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 27, or 14.81%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft LocationRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Si4180260USA-WACascade Range.619612014-03-07
2.Mount Saint Helens83334573USA-WACascade Range32.016102014-03-07
3.Cannon Mountain4080720USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians1.71340 
4.Half Dome88401360USA-CASierra Nevada2.11039 
5.Mount Chocorua34801240USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians5.2749 
6.Mount Hollywood1625265USA-CACentral and Southern California Ranges1.2533 
7.Mount Shuksan91314411USA-WACascade Range9.9476Unknown
8.Diamond Head761596USA-HIHawaii2.8345 
9.Liberty Bell Mountain7720200USA-WACascade Range.23442014-03-07
10.Huayna Picchu8642 PeruPeruvian Andes1.1176 
11.El Capitan75699USA-CASierra Nevada.2103 
12.Table Mountain35603461South AfricaCape Ranges26.598 
13.Matterhorn14,6923399Italy/SwitzSouthern Alps8.766 
14.Devils Tower5112912USA-WYGreat Plains3.365 
15.Vesuvius42034042ItalyWestern Italy12.263 
16.Uluru28481096Australia-NTCentral Australia Ranges18.244 
17.Gebel Mûsa74971089EgyptSinai-Palestine Ranges1.339 
18.Pão de Açúcar12991234BrazilSouthern Brazilian Highlands3.125 
19.Eiger13,0251168SwitzNorthern Alps1.320 
20.Mars Hill17481208USA-MENorthern U.S. Appalachians27.518 
21.Mount Rushmore5725405USA-SDGreat Plains1.111 
22.Ship Rock71781558USA-NMColorado Plateau13.28 
23.Cerro Torre10,1774026ArgentinaPatagonian Andes2.73 
24.Suribachi-yama528528JapanOutlying Japanese Islands36.52 
26.Trango Tower20,469328PakistanKarakoram.50 
26.Cuerno del Paine8530 ChilePatagonian Andes2.70 

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List Description

This is a random and very subjective list of famous peaks that are not famous because they are high. No peak is allowed on this list if it is the highest point of a country, state, province, county, region, large island, or PEMRACS Range1, 2, 3, or 4. These summits are famous because of their appearance, historic events, or popularity as climbing destinations. I am sure there are many other such peaks in Asia, Africa, and other parts of the world that I am not familiar with that belong on this list.

Many of these peaks are iconic symbols that serve to define a city, region, or country. Many have instantly recognizable shapes or profiles.


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