Kebnekaise, Sweden

Prominence: 1747 m, 5731 ft

Elevation: 2106 meters, 6909 feet

True Isolation: 756.68 km, 470.18 mi
Alternate Name(s)Giebmegaisi
Highest SummitSydtoppen
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)67° 54' 3'' N, 18° 31' 1'' E
67.900843, 18.516911 (Dec Deg)
395774 E 7533902 N, Zone 34 (UTM)
CountrySweden (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceNorrbotten (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Kebnekaise:
     World Country High Points (Rank #121)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #27)
     Sweden County High Points (Rank #1)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #24)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #50)
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #31)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #23)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #90)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #50)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #27)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #112)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #21)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #123)
     Europe Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #9)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #8)
     Ultras of Europe (Rank #61)
     Ultras of Core Europe (Rank #50)
     Ultras of non-Alpine Western Europe (Rank #10)
     High Points of the Arctic (Rank #6)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1974-07-01 by Pierre Duff (Unsuccessful)
     1997-08-09 by Robert Garneau (Unsuccessful)
     2004-08-01 by Rickard Colliander
     2005-07-07 by Caj Svensson
     2010-07-15 by Eric Gilbertson
     2012-09-21 by Jon Colbert
     2013-07-17 by Robert Garneau
     2015-07-13 by Mark McAllister
     2015-07-23 by Tom Milliard
     2015-07-26 by John Stolk
     2016-07-05 by Peter Stone
     2016-07-08 by Caj Svensson (GPS Track)
     2017-06-04 by Joel Wilner (Unsuccessful)
     2017-07-06 by Piotr Kaczynski
     2017-08-22 by Lee Humphries
     2018-08-14 by Andrej Gerber

View ascents of peak by registered members (69 total)

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The East Face of Kebnekaise, with the prominent white crest on the right being the North Peak and the main peak just out of view to the upper left. This provides a fun way up the mountain and avoids the crowds on the regular route (2013-07-17). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1747 m/5731 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1747 m/5731 ft
  Key Col: 359 m/1178 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 756.68 km/470.18 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 62.3225, 9.28
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snøhetta  (SW)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Scandinavia-European Arctic
Range3: Scandinavian Mountains
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Europe
Baltic Sea
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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The summit of Kebnekaise at 02:00 (2016-07-05). Photo by Peter Stone.
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A panorama to the West, from the North Summit with the Southern summit at the left (2016-07-08). Photo by Caj Svensson.
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Highest point in Sweden (2017-08-22). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Kebnekaise seen from the North Summit, HP # 41. (2015-09-01) Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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