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Famous Peaks that are not High Points

Showing Eric Gilbertson's most recent Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 25, or 16%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
LocationRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Saint Helens83334613USA-WACascade Range32.017632015-01-11
2.Mount Shuksan91314451USA-WACascade Range9.95222015-02-21
3.Mount Si4180300USA-WACascade Range.620772015-02-24
4.Half Dome88801440USA-CASierra Nevada2.111172018-01-27
 Trango Tower20,469328PakistanKarakoram.50 
 Matterhorn14,6923399Italy/SwitzSouthern Alps8.769 
 Eiger13,0251168SwitzNorthern Alps1.320 
 Cerro Torre10,1774026ArgentinaPatagonian Andes2.73 
 Huayna Picchu8642 PeruPeruvian Andes1.1182 
 Cuerno del Paine8530 ChilePatagonian Andes2.70 
 Liberty Bell Mountain7760280USA-WACascade Range.2398 
 El Capitan756949USA-CASierra Nevada.2119 
 Gebel Mûsa74971089EgyptSinai-Palestine Ranges1.342 
 Ship Rock71781578USA-NMColorado Plateau13.28 
 Mount Rushmore5725445USA-SDGreat Plains1.111 
 Devils Tower5112932USA-WYGreat Plains3.367 
 Vesuvius42034042ItalyWestern Italy12.267 
 Cannon Mountain4120800USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians1.71469 
 Table Mountain35603461South AfricaCape Ranges26.5103 
 Mount Chocorua35201320USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians5.2818 
 Uluru28481096Australia-NTCentral Australia Ranges18.248 
 Mars Hill17481218USA-MENorthern U.S. Appalachians27.520 
 Mount Hollywood1625305USA-CACentral and Southern California Ranges1.2547 
 Pão de Açúcar12991299BrazilSouthern Brazilian Highlands3.128 
 Diamond Head761596USA-HIHawaii2.8361 
 Suribachi-yama528528JapanOutlying Japanese Islands36.53 

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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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