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Famous Peaks that are not High Points

Showing Eric Gilbertson's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 25, or 32%)

RankPeak Elev-M
LocationRange (Level 3)Isol-KmAscentsAscent Date
1.Huayna Picchu2634 PeruPeruvian Andes1.7177Unknown
1.Mount Chocorua1067390USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.4763Unknown
3.Cannon Mountain1250232USA-NHNorthern U.S. Appalachians2.813682005-05-08
4.Liberty Bell Mountain235973USA-WACascade Range.33612016-05-07
5.Half Dome2701427USA-CASierra Nevada3.310602018-01-27
6.Gebel Mûsa2285332EgyptSinai-Palestine Ranges2.1402018-03-26
7.Mount Shuksan27831351USA-WACascade Range16.04892018-05-05
8.Mount Saint Helens25401400USA-WACascade Range51.516742019-01-13
9.Mount Si127485USA-WACascade Range1.020042019-04-02
 Trango Tower6239100PakistanKarakoram.80 
 Matterhorn44781036Italy/SwitzSouthern Alps14.067 
 Eiger3970356SwitzNorthern Alps2.120 
 Cerro Torre31021227ArgentinaPatagonian Andes4.43 
 Cuerno del Paine2600 ChilePatagonian Andes4.30 
 El Capitan23079USA-CASierra Nevada.4108 
 Ship Rock2188478USA-NMColorado Plateau21.28 
 Mount Rushmore1745130USA-SDGreat Plains1.811 
 Devils Tower1558281USA-WYGreat Plains5.465 
 Vesuvius12811232ItalyWestern Italy19.763 
 Table Mountain10851055South AfricaCape Ranges42.6100 
 Uluru868334Australia-NTCentral Australia Ranges29.345 
 Mars Hill533370USA-MENorthern U.S. Appalachians44.319 
 Mount Hollywood49587USA-CACentral and Southern California Ranges1.9539 
 Pão de Açúcar396386BrazilSouthern Brazilian Highlands5.027 
 Diamond Head232182USA-HIHawaii4.5349 
 Suribachi-yama161161JapanOutlying Japanese Islands58.82 

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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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