Montes Vascos

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointAketegi (1551 m/5089 ft)
States/ProvincesBasque Country (66%), Navarra (29%), Castilla y León (4%), La Rioja (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area8,516 sq km / 3,288 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent270 km / 168 mi North-South
193 km / 120 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 50' N; 2° 25' W
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Map of Montes Vascos
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Montes Vascos.
Cordillera CantabricaLevel 3 (Parent)
         Western Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Eastern Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Montes VascosLevel 4

Major Peaks of the Montes Vascos

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Montes Vascos

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Susan Mackenzie on summit of Gorbeia (2021-10-24). Photo by Stuart Mackenzie.
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At 1'454m Larrasa is the highest peak of the "cinco dedos". Summit cross is on the aptly named Cruz de Castillo (picture left) (2019-10-25). Photo by Jörn Fiege.
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Summit marker of Codés (2018-07-05). Photo by Brad Dozier.
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