Mountain Info

Here is some additional info on some of the mountains that are listed with primary factors above 1300 meter. In particular, the determination of the primary factor, by way of the location of the lowest saddle on the highest route to any higher mountain is often described.


Mount Blanc

  • Elevation: 4810 meter
  • Primary factor: 4697 meter
  • Location: N45:49:57, E006:51:52
  • Location: Highest point in continental Europe
  • Saddle: Along the Volga-Baltic Canal at 113 m
  • Saddle location: N60:42:12, E037:07:46
  • Nearest main airport: Geneva in Switzerland.
  • Nearest town: Chamonix
  • Difficulty: PD, Technically easy, some exposure, a high mountain
  • Mountain hut: Several, Refuge de Gouter on the standard route.
  • Note: The elevation has long been 4808 m, however, recent adjustments now make it 4810 meter.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Mulhacén

  • Elevation: 3479 meter
  • Primary factor: 3285 meter
  • General: This mountain is the highest in (continental) Spain.
  • Location: N37:03:16, W003:18:36
  • Location:Sierra Nevada, south-east side of Spain.
  • Saddle: Col de Naurouze at 194 meter.
  • Saddle location: N43:21:04, E001:48:55
  • Nearest airport: Malaga, Costa del Sol area.
  • Difficulty: This mountain is an easy walk.
  • Note: The elevation has long been 3482 m, however, recent adjustments now make it 3479 meter.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Pico Aneto

  • Elevation: 3404 meter
  • Primary factor: 2812 meter
  • General: This mountain is the highest in the Pyrenees, Spain.
  • Location: N42:37:56, E000:39:28
  • Location: Pyrenees, north in Spain, close to the French border.
  • Saddle: Puerta de Dima, 592m.
  • Saddle location: N43:04:41, W002:40:56
  • Nearest airport: Toulouse in France or Barcelona in Spain.
  • Difficulty: F+, A long, but easy hike, mixed rock and snow. A short pitch YDS class 3 immediately before the summit.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Etna

  • Elevation: 3326 meter
  • Primary factor: 3326 meter
  • General: This mountain is the highest on the island Sicily.
  • Location: North 37:45.304, East 014:59.715
  • Location: West of Southern Italy
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest airport: Catania or Palermo
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2
  • Note: Etna is currently an active, erupting vulcano.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Cinto

  • Elevation: 2706 meter
  • Primary factor: 2706 meter
  • Location: North 42:22.781, East 008:56.737
  • Location: Corsica in the Mediterranean, south of France
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest airport: Nice, Marseille + ferry or Ajaccio, Calvi, Bastia on Corsica
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Musala

  • Elevation: 2925 meter
  • Primary factor: 2473 meter
  • General: This mountain is the highest in Bulgaria and south-east Europe. A good starting point is the ski resort Borovets.
  • Location: N42:10:47, E023:35:12
  • Location: In the Tila mountain range, North 42:10:47, East 23:35:12.
  • Saddle: Is located near Presevo, 452 meter.
  • Saddle location: North 42:17:20, East 21:41:45
  • Nearest main airport: About 73 km to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.
  • Difficulty: This mountain is an easy walk,


Timios Stavros (Psiloritis, Óros Idi)

  • Elevation: 2456 meter
  • Primary factor: 2456 meter
  • General: This is the island of Crete HP.
  • Location: N35:13.580, E024:46.250
  • Location: The mountain range is called Óros Idi.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Heraklio (or Chania)
  • Difficulty: Easy, but possibly long walk.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Páchnes

  • Elevation: 2453 meter
  • Primary factor: 2038 meter
  • General: 2nd. highest on Crete.
  • Location: N35:17:33, E024:02:00
  • Location: Crete, Greece
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N35:15:15, E024:30:09
  • Nearest main airport: Chania
  • Difficulty: Long but easy walk
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Corno Grande

  • Elevation 2912 m
  • Primary factor 2476
  • General: The highest peak in the Apennines.
  • Location: N42:28:12, E13:34:02
  • Location: About 115 km north-east of Rome.
  • Saddle: Colle di Cadibona, 436 m.
  • Saddle Location: N44:20:18, E008:20:59
  • Nearest main airport: Rome
  • Nearest town: L'Aquila
  • Difficulty: Normal route is YDS class 2+
  • Hotel: Albergo di Campo Imperatore, phone +39-0862-411257
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Galdhøpiggen

  • Elevation: 2469 m
  • Primary factor: 2372 m
  • General: The highest peak in Scandinavia
  • Location: North 61:38:11, East 008:18:41 (UTM: 32, 463557 +6833880)
  • Location: About 350 km north of Oslo, in Jotunheimen.
  • Closest higher mountain: Tatra mountains, Poland/Slovakia
  • Saddle: East of the Baltic to White Sea canal, NW of Poca at 97 meter.
  • Saddle location: Approx. North 62:18:15, East 37:46:37. The mountain is separated from other (higher) areas by a system of rivers connecting the Baltic Sea with the White Sea (Arctic).
  • Nearest town: Lillehammer
  • Nearest main airport: Oslo Airport
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2, F-, An easy hike, a first route requires the crossing of a crevassed glacier, a second route with more vertical gain avoids this altogether.
  • Hotel: High quality mountain lodges (with road access) at Juvasshytta (first route) and Spiterstulen (second route).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Grossglockner

  • Elevation: 3798 m
  • Primary factor: 2423 m
  • General: The highest peak in Austria.
  • Location: N47:04:27, E012:41:40
  • Location: 48 km by toll road from Bruck.
  • Saddle: Brenner Pass, 1375 m
  • Saddle location: N47:00:12, E011:30:26
  • Nearest main airport: Munich
  • Nearest town: Zell am See (train)
  • Difficulty: PD, exposure, rope and crampons needed.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut:
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Gerlach

  • Elevation: 2654
  • Primary factor: 2356
  • General: The highest peak in Slovakia and the Tatra range.
  • Location: N49:09:51, E020:08:09
  • Location: Near the border to Poland
  • Saddle: Near Moravska Brana, 298 m.
  • Saddle location: N49:33:22, E017:53:57
  • Nearest main airport: tbd
  • Nearest town: Poprad (south of the peak)
  • Access: Normal route from Batyzowiecka Valley.
  • Difficulty: Fairly easy climbing on easiest route??.
  • Mountain hut: tbd.
  • Note: Guide recommended, difficult route finding..


Olympos

  • Elevation: 2919
  • Primary factor 2355
  • General: Greece HP, the highest point on Mount Olympos is named Mytikas.
  • Location: N40:05:10, E022:21:31
  • Saddle: Near Asproklisia, 564 m.
  • Saddle location: N39:52:34, E21:35:20
  • Nearest main airport: Thessaloniki, (Athens is about 450 km)
  • Nearest town: Litochoro, trailhead is Prionia, 1084 meter
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3.
  • Mountain hut: Refuge Spelios Agapitos, 2059 meter.
  • Note: Even the newest map tend to list the elevation as 2918 m, however the official measurement is 2918.8 m, so should be rounded up.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Profitis Ilias

  • Elevation: 2404 meter
  • Primary factor: 2344 m (2404 m)
  • General: Peloponnese Penisula HP, in Greece.
  • Location: The highest of the Taiyetos range.
  • Location: N36:57:14, E022:21:08
  • Saddle: Corinth, 60 meter. There is now a very narrow canal cut through, it opened in 1882. The primary factor is determined without regard to this. Peloponnese is not an island.
  • Location of Corinth canal: N37:55:40, E022:59:45
  • Nearest main airport: Athens.
  • Nearest town: Spárti.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut: Yes, but closed 1550 meter (dirt road access).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Finsteraarhorn

  • Elevation: 4274 meter
  • Primary factor: 2280 meter
  • General: Highest in the Bernese Alps
  • Location: N46:32:14, E008:07:34 (GPS on the summit)
  • Saddle: Near Simplon 1994 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:15:05, E008:01:41
  • Nearest main airport: Zurich
  • Nearest town: Grindelwald
  • Difficulty: YDS class 4, French PD, summit ridge exposed rock to UIAA II.
  • Mountain hut:Finsteraarhornhutte (Swiss Alpine Club).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Wildspitze

  • Elevation: 3768 meter
  • Primary factor: 2261 meter
  • General: Highest in Tyrol
  • Location: End of Pitztal
  • Location: N46:53:07, E010:52:02
  • Saddle: Reschenpass 1507 m
  • Saddle location: N46:50:04, E010:30:43
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: PD
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Piz Bernina

  • Elevation: 4049 meter
  • Primary factor: 2234 meter
  • General: Easternmost 4000 meter peak in the Alps.
  • Location: On the Swiss-Italian border.
  • Location: N46:22:56, E009:54:29
  • Saddle: Maloja 1815 m
  • Saddle location: N46:24:08, E009:41:50
  • Nearest main airport: St. Moritz
  • Nearest town: Ponteresina
  • Difficulty: PD+, glacier route, exposed summit ridge.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Hochkonig

  • Elevation: 2941 meter
  • Primary factor: 2181 meter
  • General: Saltzburger Alps
  • Location: N47:25:13, E013:03:45
  • Saddle: Maishofen 760 m.
  • Saddle location: N47:21:31, E012:49:05
  • Nearest main airport: Munich.
  • Nearest town: Muhlbach.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2 (a very short ladder)
  • Mountain hut: There is a hut, Matrahaus on the very summit.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Dufourspitze

  • Elevation: 4634 meter
  • Primary factor: 2165 meter
  • General: The highest summit of the large mountain Monte Rosa is called Dufourspitze.
  • Location: In Switzerland, 160 meter from Italy
  • Location: N45:56:13, E007:52:01
  • Saddle: Saint Bernhard Pass, 2469 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:52:09, E007:10:17
  • Nearest main airport: Geneve
  • Nearest town: Zermatt.
  • Difficulty: PD+, rock to UIAA III
  • Mountain hut:Monte Rosa hut.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Hoher Dachstein

  • Elevation: 2996 meter
  • Primary factor: 2137 meter
  • General: A famous peak, a steep south face and glaciers on the other sides.
  • Location: South of Bad Ischl, south-east of Salzburg.
  • Saddle: Eben im Pongau, 859 meter.
  • Nearest main airport: Salzburg/Munich.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: PD-, Easy climbing (YDS class 3 on west ridge), fixed cables, ice axe, crampons, rope and harness required.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut: Adamek hut (2196m, 120 beds)
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Marmolada

  • Elevation: 3343 meter
  • Primary factor: 2131 meter
  • Location: Dolomites,near the village of Canazei
  • Location: N46:26:05, E011:51:03
  • Saddle: Dobbiaca, 1212 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:43:35, E012:13:29
  • Nearest main airport: Venice.
  • Nearest town: Canazei
  • Difficulty: PD-, glacier and rock climb from the north. YDS sustained class 3.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Monte Viso

  • Elevation: 3841 meter
  • Primary factor: 2062 meter
  • Location: In the Cottian Alps
  • Location: N44:40:03, E007:05:27
  • Saddle: Le Mauvais Pas, 1779 m.
  • Saddle location: N45:02:39, E006:39:32
  • Nearest main airport: Torino (Milan, Geneva)
  • Nearest town: Crissolo.
  • Difficulty: PD
  • Mountain hut: Rifugio Quintino Sella
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Korab

  • Elevation: 2764 m
  • Primary factor: 2169 m
  • General:Highest peak in both Albania and Macedonia. The name in Albania is Korabit.
  • Location: N41:47:28, E020:32:52
  • Location: Korab Range
  • Saddle: Godovic 595 m, in Slovenia
  • Saddle location: N45:57:28, E014:05:31
  • Nearest main airport: Tirane (Albania).
  • Nearest town: Radomire (Albania)
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2, nice hike partly on trails.
  • Mountain hut: There were signs of activity to create accommodation in Radomire.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Triglav

  • Name: Triglav
  • Elevation: 2864 m
  • Primary factor: 2052 m
  • General: Highest peak in Slovenia. In the Julian Alps.
  • Location: North 46:22:41, East 13:50:13
  • Saddle: Sella di Camporosso, 812 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:30:23, E013:31:14
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: Steep, but with bolts and wires along the route.
  • Mountain hut:Kredarica, Planika.


Barre de Ecrins

  • Name: Barre de Ecrins
  • Elevation: 4102 m
  • Primary factor: 2045 m
  • General: East Dauphine Alps.
  • Location: N44:55:21, E006:21:36.
  • Saddle: Lautaret, 2057 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:02:06, E006:24:23
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: Briancon, bigger town is Grenoble
  • Difficulty: PD+
  • Mountain huts: Cezanne hut, 1874m, Glacier Blanc hut, 2550m and Ecrins hut, 3170m.


Moldoveanu

  • Name: Moldoveanu
  • Elevation: 2544 m
  • Primary factor: 2046 m
  • General: Highest peak in Romania
  • Location: Fagaras range
  • Location: N45:36:00, E024:44:16
  • Saddle: Near Dukla Pass 498 meter.
  • Saddle location: N49:25:03, E021:41:48
  • Nearest main airport: Bucharest.
  • Nearest town: Victoria, elevation 800 meter on the north side.
  • Difficulty: Easy, but quite a long hike.
  • Mountain hut: Popasul Simbata 1300m, 10 km from Victoria.
  • Note: A Romanian source give 2545, pf=2047.
  • More info: (Access, routes and pictures)


Santis

  • Name: Santis
  • Elevation: 2503 m
  • Primary factor: 2021 m
  • Location: Appenzeller Alps
  • Location: N47:14:58, E009:20:36
  • Saddle: SE of Sargans, 482 m.
  • Saddle location: N47:03:10, E009:25:33
  • Nearest main airport: Zürich.
  • Nearest town: Appenzell, 20 km south of St. Gallen
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2+
  • Mountain hut: Berghotel Schwägalp (at the base).
  • More info: (Access, routes and pictures)


Athos

  • Elevation: 2030 m
  • Primary factor: 2012 m
  • General:
  • Location: Athos Peninsula
  • Location: N40:09:32, E024:19:42
  • Saddle: Near Nea Roda, 18 m.
  • Saddle location: N40:22:20, E023:55:23
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: Very easy hike, May through September.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Additional info: A visitor permit system is in place. Only men may visit the area (yes, no females are permitted!). One needs to have a letter of recommendation from your country embassy as well as another permit form filled out. Appearently, only 14 foreign (non-orthodox) visitors are permitted per day.


Paringul Mare

  • Elevation: 2519 m
  • Primary factor: 2103 m
  • General: In Romania, also called Virful Mindra or Paringul Mare
  • Location: N45:20:28, E023:32:26
  • Saddle: Near Ocna Sibiului, 416 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:51:40, E024:04:01
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Note: A Romanian source gives 2522, pf=2106, subject to verification.
  • Contact: tbd.


Jezerces

  • Elevation: 2694 m
  • Primary factor: 2036 m
  • General: Also Maja e Jezerces
  • Location: Albanian Alps
  • Location: N42:26:31, E019:48:46
  • Saddle: SW of Trdevce, 658 m.
  • Saddle location: N42:33:16, E020:49:09
  • Nearest main airport: Tirane (Albania).
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3 (only about 3 meter).
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Monte Baldo

  • The summit is called Cima di Valdritta
  • Elevation: 2218 m
  • Primary factor: 1950 m
  • Location: East of Lago di Garda
  • Location: North 45:43.581, East 010:50.631 (GPS at the summit)
  • Saddle: South of Passo San Giovanni, 268 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:52:08, E010:54:19
  • Nearest main airport: Venice.
  • Nearest town: Malcesine.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1, a nice trail.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Torre de Cerredo

  • Elevation: 2648 m
  • Primary factor: 1931 m
  • General: NW in Pyrenees.
  • Location: Picos de Europa Natl. Park, Cordillera Cantabrica HP
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Minaya Railway, 717 meter.
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: Bilbao
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: Exposed scramble ??
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Pizzo di Coca

  • Elevation: 3050 m
  • Primary factor: 1878 m
  • General:
  • Location: Bergamasker Alps
  • Location: N46:04:18, E010:00:41
  • Saddle: Aprica 1172 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:09:18, E010:09:33
  • Nearest main airport: Milan.
  • Nearest town: Valbondione
  • Difficulty: YDS class 4, French Alpine: PD
  • Mountain hut: Refuge Coca, Coca hut, 1892 m.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Gran Paradiso

  • Elevation: 4061 m
  • Primary factor: 1891 m
  • General: Highest mountain completely inside Italy
  • Location: Eastern Grajian Alps
  • Location: N45:31.065, E007:16.033 (GPS on the summit)
  • Saddle: Petit Saint Bernard, 2170 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:40:47, E006:52:49
  • Nearest main airport: Geneva and Torino
  • Nearest town: Aosta.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3, French Alpine: F
  • Mountain hut: Refugio Vittori Emanuele
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Smolikas

  • Elevation: 2637 m
  • Primary factor: 1736 m
  • General: Also called Oros Smolikas
  • Location: Pindos Range in Greece
  • Location: N40:05:21, E020:55:29
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N40:33:56, E021:00:03
  • Nearest main airport: Athen.
  • Nearest village: Palioseli
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut:Smolikas refuge, 1720 m.


Nemercka

  • Elevation: 2482 m
  • Primary factor: 1792 m
  • General: Also called Maja e Drites
  • Location: Melesine Range, Albania
  • Location: N40:07:27, E020:25:58
  • Saddle: In Greece,
  • Saddle location: N40:00:00, E020:37:29
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Serra Dolcedorme

  • Elevation: 2267 m
  • Primary factor: 1715 m
  • Location: Parco Nazionale del Pollino
  • Location: N39:53.661, E016:12.994
  • Saddle location: N41:27:20, E014:35:23
  • Nearest main airport: Napoli, Rome
  • Nearest town: Mormanno
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1
  • Mountain hut: Rifugio De Gasperi
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Monte Amaro

  • Elevation: 2795 m
  • Primary factor: 1812 m
  • General: About 8 hours roundtrip hike
  • Location: Abruzzo, Italy
  • Location: N42:05:13, E014:05:15
  • Saddle: Sella di Corno, 983 meter.
  • Saddle location: N42:30:37, E013:11:55
  • Nearest main airport: Rome.
  • Nearest town: Scafa.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut: Pelino refuge always open (near summit).
  • Starting point: Passo Lanciano


Dikti (the summit is also called Spathi)

  • Elevation: 2148 m
  • Primary factor: 1798 m
  • General: The range is called Óros Dikti.
  • Location: N35:07:08, E025:29:56
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N35:09:41, E025:17:31
  • Nearest main airport: Heraklio
  • Nearest town: Lagou (inland), at the coast: Malia.
  • Difficulty:Easy, trail.
  • Mountain hut:
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Haute Cime

  • Elevation: 3257 m
  • Primary factor: 1796 m
  • General: Near Maurice and Martigny
  • Location: Dents du Midi (mountain range)
  • Location: N46:09:40, E006:55:24
  • Saddle: Montets, 1461 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:00:13, E006:55:25
  • Nearest main airport: Geneva.
  • Nearest town: Champery
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Cima Dodici

  • Elevation: 2336 m
  • Primary factor: 1874 m
  • General: A very nice area for family hiking
  • Location:Vicentiner Pre-Alps
  • Location: North 45:59.859, East 011:28.079 (GPS on the summit)
  • Saddle: SE of Pergine Valsugana, 462 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:03:21, E011:14:04
  • Nearest main airport: Venice
  • Nearest town: Asiago, near Trento
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Kaimaktsalan

  • Elevation: 2528 m
  • Primary factor: 1758 m
  • General: Also known as Mount Voras
  • Location: Voras Range
  • location: N40:55:52, E021:47:21
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N40:44:34, E021:38:03
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: Edessa, then Agras, then skiresort.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Vihren

  • Elevation: 2914 m
  • Primary factor: 1783 m
  • General: Also known as Vikhren
  • Location: Pirin Range, Bulgaria
  • Location: N41:46:04 , E023:24:03
  • Saddle: Predel, 1140 meter?
  • Saddle location: N41:52:55, E023:20:59
  • Nearest main airport: Sofia
  • Nearest town: Bansko
  • Difficulty:Easy hike
  • Mountain hut: Vihren refuge


Chamechaude

  • Elevation: 2082 m
  • Primary factor: 1769 m
  • Location: North of Grenoble
  • Location: N45:17.260, E005:47.291
  • Saddle: Chambery, 313 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:31:20, E005:58:44
  • Nearest main airport: Geneve or Lyon
  • Nearest town: Grenoble
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2 (possibly class 1 in summer)
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Kebnekaise

  • Elevation: 2109 m
  • Primary factor: 1750 m
  • General: Sweden HP, The peak (south summit) is a glacier summit, the highest rock below the south summit (about 2070 meter) is lower than the 2097 meter north summit of Kebnekaise. The summit elevation has been decreasing in recent years. The connecting ridge is sharp and icy and may be difficult to traverse.
  • Location: Lappland
  • Location: North 67:54:03, East 18:31:10
  • Saddle: East of Tunnsjøen at 359 m.
  • Saddle location: North 64:40:02, East 013:39:47 (UTM: 33 436168 +7172061)
  • Closest higher mountain: Snøhetta in Norway.
  • Nearest main airport: Kiruna.
  • Nearest town: Kiruna.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2, (Easy, but a long walk.)
  • Mountain hut:Kebnekaise Fjällstation.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Peleaga

  • Elevation: 2509 m
  • Primary factor: 1759 m
  • General: In Romania
  • Location: N45:21:58, E022:53:40
  • Saddle: Pasul Banita-Merisor, 750 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:27:22, E023:15:34
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Zugspitze

  • Elevation: 2962 m
  • Primary factor: 1746 m
  • General: Germany HP
  • Location: Wetterstein Range
  • Location: N47:25:16, E010:59:07
  • Saddle: Fernpass, 1216 meter.
  • Saddle location: N47:21:46, E010:49:58
  • Nearest main airport: Munich.
  • Nearest town: Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
  • Difficulty: Long hike from the village, final section YDS class 3.
  • Mountain hut: Reintalhutte and Knorrhutte.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Jiehkkevarri

  • Elevation: 1833 m
  • Primary factor: 1740 m
  • General: Highest on the Lyngen penisula, Troms, Norway
  • Location: Lyngen penisula, Troms, Northern Norway
  • Location: North 6928'08", East 1952'34" (UTM: 34, 456073 +7707088)
  • Closest higher mountain: Storsteinfjellet 1894 m.
  • Saddle: Near Øvergård, 93 m.
  • Saddle location, WGS: North 69:11:49, East 019:45:00 (UTM: Zone 34, N7676854, E450464)
  • Comment: The summit has a permanent snow/ice cover. Actual elevation may differ a bit from year to year.
  • Nearest main airport: Tromsø
  • Nearest town: Tromsø
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2
  • More info: (access, routes, picture)


Antelao

  • Elevation: 3263 m
  • Primary factor: 1734 m
  • General: East Dolomites
  • Location: SSE of Cortina
  • Location: N46:27:09, E012:15:38
  • Saddle: Cimabanche, 1529 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:37:10, E012:10:58
  • Nearest main airport: Venice
  • Nearest town: Cortina
  • Difficulty: UIAA rock II.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Kissavos

  • Elevation: 1978 m
  • Primary factor: 1854 m
  • General: A nice peak, very visible from the plains around Larissa.
  • Location: Oros Ossa Range, east of Larissa.
  • Location: N39:47:45, E022:41:07
  • Saddle: tbd
  • Saddle location: N39:41:22, E022:47:15
  • Nearest main airport: Thessaloniki / Athens.
  • Nearest town: Spilia.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Marmora

  • Elevation: 1834 m
  • Primary factor: 1834 m
  • General: Sardinia island HP
  • Location: Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: N39:59.272, E009:19.476
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Olbia.
  • Nearest town: Fonni and Desulo
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Pte. d'Arcalod

  • Elevation: 2217 m
  • Primary factor: 1719 m
  • Location: East Bauges, France
  • Location: N45:40:54, E006:13:42
  • Map: 3432 OT, Massif des Bauges
  • Saddle: Faverges, 498 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:45:15, E006:17:34
  • Nearest main airport: Lyon/Geneve.
  • Nearest town: Faverges.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3, UIAA rock II
  • Mountain hut:Chalet d'Orgeval.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Grintovec

  • Elevation: 2558 m
  • Primary factor: 1706 m
  • General:
  • Location: Slovenia
  • Location: N46:21:26, E014:32:08
  • Saddle: Ratece, 852 m
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Grosser Priel

  • Elevation: 2515 m
  • Primary factor: 1703 m
  • General: 1900 meter vertical from the trail head.
  • Location: Totes Gebirge, Austria.
  • Location: N47:43:01, E014:03:48
  • Saddle: Near Knoppen, 812 meter.
  • Saddle location: N47:33:57, E013:52:55
  • Nearest main airport: Linz/Salzburg/Munich
  • Nearest town: Grünau.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut: Prielschutzhaus (east side), Almtalerhaus (north).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Cornetto

  • Elevation: 2180 m
  • Primary factor: 1685 m
  • General: Highest of the "Tre Cime" on Monte Bondone, southwest of Trento in Italy.
  • Location: N45:59:17, E011:01:53
  • Saddle: East of Vezzano, 495 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:04:44, E011:01:45
  • Nearest main airport: Venice.
  • Nearest town: Trento.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1 except a 5 meter section which is easy class 2.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Almanzor

  • Elevation: 2592 m
  • Primary factor: 1690 m
  • General:
  • Location: East of Madrid
  • Saddle: Pradillo Verde, 902 m.
  • Nearest main airport: Madrid.
  • Nearest town:
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3.
  • Mountain hut: Elola, 136 beds.
  • Contact: Hut phone 920207576.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Grigna Settentrionale

  • Elevation: 2410 m
  • Primary factor: 1687 m
  • Location: East of lake Como
  • Saddle: Colle di Bialiso, 723 m.
  • Nearest main airport: Milan
  • Nearest town: Varenna
  • Difficulty: Easy hike, YDS class 2+.
  • Mountain hut: There is a hut, Rifugio Brioschi, at the summit.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Snøhetta

  • Elevation: 2286 m
  • Primary factor: 1675 m
  • General: Highest point in Norway outside Jotunheimen.
  • Location: Dovre, Oppland
  • Location, North 6219'11", East 916'00" (UTM: 32, 513882 +6909847)
  • Closest higher mountain: Glittertinden 2465 m.
  • Saddle: Lake Lesjaskogsvatnet, 611 m.
  • Saddle location, WGS: North 62:13:24, East 008:24:46 (UTM: Zone 32, N6899215, E469477)
  • Nearest main airport: Værnes, Trondheim
  • Nearest town: Trondheim
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2, F-, easy hike.
  • Mountain hut: DNT hut Reinheim.
  • More info: (Acess and routes)


Birnhorn

  • Elevation: 2634m
  • Primary factor: 1665 m
  • General:
  • Location: N47:28:29, E012:44:02
  • Saddle: Near Hochfilzen, 959 meter?
  • Saddle location: N47:27:50, E012:38:03
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:Easy, can be done as a single day climb.
  • Mountain hut: Passauer hut, 2040m.


Solunska Glava

  • Elevation: 2540 m
  • Primary factor: 1666 m
  • General:
  • Location: Jakupica Range, Macedonia
  • Location: N41:42:15, E021:24:19
  • Saddle: Near Barbara, 864 m.
  • Saddle location: N41:30:12, E021:17:22
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: Aldince ??
  • Difficulty:Easy, but the very summit (last 30 meter?) closed by military.
  • Mountain hut:Ceples hut 1450m, south side.


Presanella

  • Elevation: 3558m m
  • Primary factor: 1676 m
  • General:
  • Location: North 46:13.196, East 010:39.836 (GPS on the summit)
  • Saddle: Tonale, 1884 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:15:33 , E010:35:04
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: Madonna de Campiglio
  • Difficulty: PD-, glacier and a short (YDS) class 4 pitch.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut: Rifugio Segantini (2373m, 50beds).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Dirfis

  • Elevation: 1743 m
  • Primary factor: 1743 m
  • General: Évia island HP, Greece.
  • Location: North N38:37.596, East 023:50.460 (GPS on the summit)
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Athens
  • Nearest town: Halkida
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2
  • Routes: South ridge
  • Mountain hut: Yes, but likely closed
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Pangaion

  • Elevation: 1956 m
  • Primary factor: 1773 m
  • General:
  • Location: Macedonia part of Greece
  • Location: N40:54:53, E024:05:30
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N40:54:23, E024:14:15
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Col Nudo

  • Elevation: 2472 m
  • Primary factor: 1645 m
  • General:
  • Location: North 46:13.647, East 012:24.200 (GPS on summit)
  • Saddle: San Osvaldo, 827 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:17:12, E012:24:40
  • Nearest main airport: Venice.
  • Nearest town: Belluno.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2+ on the easiest route.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Oros Ainos / Mount Enos / Megas Soros

  • Elevation: 1627 m
  • Primary factor: 1627 m
  • General: Kefalonia island HP, Greece
  • Location: The mountain range is called Oros Ainos, however the highest point is named Megas Soros.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Kefalonia (EFL), connections to Athens
  • Nearest town: Argostoli
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1 (dirt road)
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Fengari

  • Elevation: 1611 m
  • Primary factor: 1611 m
  • General: Samothrace island HP, Greece
  • Location: N40:27:42, E025:35:15
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd
  • Nearest town: Loutra
  • Difficulty: Easy scramble
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Kendervices

  • Elevation: 2121 m
  • Primary factor: 1666 m
  • General:
  • Location: Griba Range, Albania
  • Location: N40:17:13, E019:51:06
  • Saddle: In Greece
  • Saddle location: N39:47:55, E020:29:50
  • Nearest main airport: Tirana (Albania).
  • Nearest town: Tepelene.
  • Difficulty:YDS class 2.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Pointe Percée

  • Elevation: 2753 m
  • Primary factor: 1643 m
  • Location: N45:57:20, E006:33:22
  • Map: 3430 ET, La Clusaz, Grand-Bornand
  • Saddle: Megeve, 1110 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:57:20, E006:33:22
  • Nearest main airport: Geneve or Lyon
  • Nearest town: Le Grand Bornand
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3
  • Mountain hut:Gramusset hut.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Liakoura

  • Elevation: 2455 m
  • Primary factor: 1588 m
  • Location: HP of the Parnassos mountain range, Greece.
  • Location: N38:32:06, E022:37:21
  • Saddle: Amvlema, 867 meter, Hwy. E-65 N of Ámfissa. (W of mountain)
  • Saddle location: N38:37:45, E022:22:36
  • Note: On my map the Hwy. saddle is marked as 850 m, needs field checking.
  • Nearest main airport: Athens.
  • Nearest town: Ar´hova, several alpine ski areas nearby.
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Mountain hut:Yes two, near ski centers.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Montalto

  • Elevation: 1956 m
  • Primary factor: 1710 m
  • General: A statue of Christ at the summit
  • Location: In Calabria, far south Italy
  • Location: North 38:09.515, East 015:55:197
  • Saddle: Marcellinara, 350 meter ?
  • Saddle location: N38:54:47, E016:28:29
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: Gambarie
  • Difficulty: Easy trail, one must start in Gambarie
  • Mountain hut:Hotels in Gambarie
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Ortler

  • Elevation: 3905 m
  • Primary factor: 1601 m
  • Location: Ortler Alps
  • Location: N46:30:32, E010:32:41
  • Saddle: Passo di Fraele, 1952 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:33:14, E010:15:11
  • Nearest main airport: Milan.
  • Nearest town: Sulden.
  • Difficulty: PD+.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut:Payer hut (3029m, 70 beds).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Olympos

  • Elevation: 1952 m
  • Primary factor: 1952 m
  • General: There is a military radar station (fenced in) at the very summit.
  • Location: Cyprus,
  • Location: N34:56:00, E32:52:00
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Larnaka and Pafos
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Routes: Multiple
  • Mountain hut: tbd


Montasch

  • Elevation: 2752 m
  • Primary factor: 1596 m
  • General:
  • Location: Julian Alps
  • Location: N46:26:09, E013:26:01
  • Saddle: Predel 1156 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:25:06, E013:34:41
  • Nearest main airport: Venezia/Trieste.
  • Nearest town: Travisio.
  • Difficulty: Fixed cables and steps, Via Ferrata style
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Kerkini/Radomir

  • Elevation: 2031 m
  • Primary factor: 1595 m
  • General: On the border Greece/Bulgaria, Radomir in Bulgaria
  • Location: N41:19:18, E023:07:19
  • Saddle: Near Kosturino, 436m, in Macedonia
  • Saddle location: N41:21:03, E022:36:41
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Psili Korifi

  • Elevation: 1589 m
  • Primary factor: 1514 m
  • General: Needs more verification, very little info.
  • Location: N38:45:32, E20:59:44
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N38:50:50, E021:10:01
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Polinik

  • Elevation: 2784 m
  • Primary factor: 1580 m
  • General:
  • Location:Kreuzeck Range, Austria
  • Location: N46:53:42, E013:09:29
  • Saddle: Iselsberg, 1204 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:51:12, E012:51:30
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: Obervellach.
  • Difficulty: Class 2
  • Mountain hut:Polinik Haus.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Todi

  • Elevation: 3614 m
  • Primary factor: 1570 m
  • General:
  • Location: Glarner Alps, Switzerland
  • Location: N46:48:40, E008:54:53
  • Saddle: Oberalp, 2044 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:39:31, E008:40:21
  • Nearest main airport: Zurich.
  • Nearest town: Linthal
  • Difficulty: PD
  • Mountain hut:Fridolin hut, 2111m.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Birkkarspitze

  • Elevation: 2749 m
  • Primary factor: 1567 m
  • General:
  • Location: Karwendel, Austria
  • Location: N47:24:40, E011:26:16
  • Saddle: Seefeld in Tirol, 1182 meter.
  • Saddle location: N47:19:07, E011:11:53
  • Nearest main airport: Munich
  • Nearest town: Innsbruck
  • Difficulty:Scramble
  • Mountain hut: Karwendel hut, (Karlwendelhaus).


Bihor

  • Elevation: 1849 m
  • Primary factor: 1478 m
  • General:
  • Location: Romania
  • Location: N46:26:29, E022:41:25
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N46:47:29, E024:11:05
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Novaya Zemlya

  • Elevation: 1549 m
  • Primary factor: 1549 m
  • General: Novaya Zemlya HP
  • Location: N75:10:29, E057:49:29
  • Saddle: Island HP
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Store Lenangstind

  • Elevation: 1624 m
  • Primary factor: 1576 m
  • Location: Lyngen, Troms, Norway
  • Location: N69:42.605, E020:05.156 (UTM: 34, 464599 +7733828)
  • Saddle: Lyngseidet, 48 meter
  • Saddle location: N69:34:32, E020:11:56 (Zone 34, N7718891, E468393)
  • Nearest main airport: Tromsø.
  • Nearest town: Tromsø.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 4 (winter class 5)
  • Mountain hut: None really, camp on glacier.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


L'Obiou

  • Elevation: 2790 m
  • Primary factor: 1542 m
  • Location:Devoluy, France
  • Location: N44:46:34, E005:50:27
  • Map: 3337 OT, Dévoluy / Obiou, Pic de Bure
  • Saddle: Col Bayard, 1248 meter.
  • Saddle location: N44:37:04, E006:04:59
  • Nearest main airport: Lyon/Geneve/Nice
  • Nearest town: Corps.
  • Difficulty: (YDS, class 3), Rock II, grade F.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Maja e Valamara

  • Elevation: 2373 m
  • Primary factor: 1526 m
  • General:
  • Location: Central Albania
  • Location: N40:47:39, E020:27:55
  • Saddle location: N40:49:30, E020:44:38
  • Nearest main airport: Tirane (Albania).
  • Nearest town: Gramsh.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1.
  • Mountain hut: Hotel Grabova.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Ellmauer Halt

  • Elevation: 2344 m
  • Primary factor: 1552 m
  • General: Also called Vorder Kaiser
  • Location: Wilder Kaiser, Austria
  • Location: N47:33.700, E012:18.152
  • Saddle: Ellmau, 804 meter
  • Saddle location: N47:30:56, E012:19:14
  • Nearest main airport: Munich
  • Nearest town: Ellmau
  • Difficulty: Fixed cables, UIAA I-II, rockfall (from south)
  • Mountain hut: Grutten hut (south), Anton-Karg Haus (north)
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Roman Kosh

  • Elevation: 1545 m
  • Primary factor: 1541 m
  • General: Crimea HP
  • Location: N44:36:47, E034:14:36
  • Location: Ukraine, Black Sea
  • Saddle: Perekop Isthmus 4 meter, near Krasnoperekopsk.
  • Saddle location: N45:56:03, E033:49:07
  • Nearest main airport: Simferopol.
  • Nearest town: Yalta.
  • Difficulty: Easy


Puy de Sancy

  • Elevation: 1885 m
  • Primary factor: 1578 m
  • Location: North 45:31.694, East 002:48.841
  • Saddle: Near Valdrieu Lutran, 307 meter
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: Lyon.
  • Nearest town: Clermont-Ferrand (major) / Mont Dore (minor).
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1 (easiest route).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Botev

  • Elevation: 2380 m
  • Primary factor: 1571 m
  • General:
  • Location: Stara Range, Bulgaria
  • Location: N42:43:03, E024:55:00
  • Saddle: Troianos
  • Saddle location: N42:38:15, E023:52:06
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Mal e Cikes

  • Elevation: 2044 m
  • Primary factor: 1563 m
  • General:
  • Location: Albania
  • Location: N40:11:54, E019:38:31
  • Saddle: Is 481 meter
  • Saddle location: N40:09:18, E019:48:21
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Monte Vettore

  • Elevation: 2476 m
  • Primary factor: 1463 m
  • General:
  • Location: N42:49:30, E013:16:36
  • Saddle: Passo di Torrita, 1013 m, or Ritunno, should be checked more.
  • Saddle location: N42:36:27, E013:12:55
  • Nearest main airport: Rome.
  • Nearest town: Ascoli Piceno.
  • Trailhead: a pass named Forca di Presta, 1534m
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Hochtor

  • Elevation: 2369 m
  • Primary factor: 1520 m
  • General: HP, Gesäuse National Park.
  • Location:Eisenerzer Alps, Austria
  • Location: N47:33:42, E014:37:58
  • Saddle: Schoberpass, 849 meter
  • Saddle location: N47:27:06, E014:40:04
  • Nearest main airport: Linz and Graz.
  • Nearest town: Admont
  • Difficulty:Easy, normal route on north east ridge.
  • Mountain hut: Hess Hütte.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Pelister

  • Elevation: 2601 m
  • Primary factor: 1516 m
  • General:
  • Location: Baba Range, Macedonia
  • Location: N41:00:13, E021:11:12
  • Saddle: Preseka, (1080-1100) 1085 meter
  • Saddle location: N41:26:07, E020:49:28
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Sarektjåkkå

  • Elevation: 2089 m
  • Primary factor: 1519 m
  • General: The peak is considered to be the 2nd. highest in Sweden.
  • Location: Sarek National Park, Northern Sweden.
  • Location: North 67:25.884, East 017:43.386
  • Saddle: SW of border cairn 249, between lake Gussajavri and lake Njallajavri.
  • Saddle location: North 67:49:13, East 016:39:05 (UTM: 33, 571275 +7523215)
  • Nearest main airport: Kiruna / Evenes
  • Nearest town: Gällivare
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3 (winter)
  • Mountain hut: There are really none
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Grimming

  • Elevation: 2351 m
  • Primary factor: 1518 m
  • General: A fairly isolated mountain with many steep sides.
  • Location: Grimming Range, Austria
  • Location N47:31.238 E014:01.023
  • Saddle: Near Schrodis, 833 meter.
  • Saddle location: N47:33:09, E014:00:47
  • Nearest main airport: Salzburg/Munich.
  • Nearest town: Bad Aussee.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3 (from the south-east)
  • Mountain hut:Grimminghütte.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Grand Combin

  • Elevation: 4314 m
  • Primary factor: 1517 m
  • General:
  • Location: Walliser Alps, Switzerland
  • Location: N45:56:15, E007:17:57
  • Saddle: Durand, 2797 meter.
  • Saddle location: N45:54:33, E007:21:21
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: PD+ (Rock UIAA to III)
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


La Tournette

  • Elevation: 2351 m
  • Primary factor: 1514 m
  • Location: Bornes, Haute Savoie, France
  • Location: N45:49:38, E006:17:11
  • Map: 3431 OT, Lac d'Annecy
  • Saddle: Marais, 837 meter
  • Saddle Location: N45:49:32, E006:20:04
  • Nearest main airport: Lyon/Geneve.
  • Nearest town: Faverges.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 3 (easy)
  • Mountain hut: Refuge de la Tournette
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Piz Kesch

  • Elevation: 3418 m
  • Primary factor: 1504 m
  • General: Highest peak in the Albula group.
  • Location: N46:37:17, E009:52:22
  • Saddle: Lukmanier, 1914 meter.
  • Saddle location: N46:33:44, E008:48:11
  • Nearest main airport: Zürich.
  • Nearest town: La Punt.
  • Difficulty: PD-, YDS class 3, glacier plus easy rock.
  • Routes: Described in "Eastern Alps, The Classic Routes", by Dieter Seibert.
  • Mountain hut:Es-cha hut (2594m, 40beds).
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Cima Brenta

  • Elevation: 3151 m
  • Primary factor: 1500 m
  • General: HP Gruppo di Brenta
  • Location: NW of Trento
  • Location: N46.18110, E010.90080
  • Saddle: South of Campo Carlo Magno, 1651m, just north of Madoona di Campiglio
  • Saddle location: N46:14:34, E010:50:44
  • Nearest main airport: Venice
  • Nearest town: Molveno (east), Madonna di Campiglio (west) Madonna di Campiglio is the best base.
  • Difficulty: Can be climbed from the hut, UIAA II
  • Mountain hut: TBD hut.


Le Taillefer

  • Elevation: 2857 m
  • Primary factor: 1490 m
  • Location: West Dauphine Alps, France
  • Location: N45:02:23, E005:55:30
  • Map: 3336 OT, La Mure/Valbonnais
  • Saddle: Col d'Ornon, 1367 meter
  • Saddle location: N45:00:41, E005:58:04
  • Nearest main airports: Lyon/Geneve/Nice
  • Nearest town: Vizille/Grenoble
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2+
  • Mountain hut: Refuge du Taillefer (not needed)
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Falakro

  • Elevation: 2230 m
  • Primary factor: 1410 m
  • General:
  • Location: Falakro Range, Greece
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Durmitor

  • Elevation: 2522 m
  • Primary factor: 1477 m
  • General: Also named Bobotov Kuk
  • Location: Cerna Range, Serbia/Macedonia
  • Location: N43:07:42, E019:02:12
  • Saddle: Crkvine
  • Saddle location: N42:47:59, E019:27:01
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Torrecilla

  • Elevation: 1919 m
  • Primary factor: 1472 m
  • General: Located in Parque National Sierra de Las Nieves.
  • Location: Near Ronda, Spain
  • Location: N36:40:33, W004:59:47
  • Saddle: Los Talancones, 447 meter
  • Saddle location: N37:11:33, W004:42:59
  • Nearest main airport: Malaga.
  • Nearest town: Ronda.
  • Difficulty: Easy, nice hike.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Togano

  • Elevation: 2301 m
  • Primary factor: 1474 m
  • General:
  • Location: N46:05:23, E008:23:39
  • Saddle: Druogno
  • Saddle location: N46:07:59, E008:25:59
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:Easy.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Dammastock

  • Elevation: 3630 m
  • Primary factor: 1465 m
  • General:
  • Location: Urner Alps, Switzerland
  • Location: N46:38:36, E008:25:16
  • Saddle: Grimsel, 2165 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:33:39, E008:20:31
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: PD
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Midzor

  • Elevation: 2168 m
  • Primary factor: 1478 m
  • General: Also named Midzhur
  • Location: Ciprovska Range
  • Location: N43:23:45, E022:40:46
  • Saddle: Is 690-700 meter.
  • Saddle location: N42:51:24, E022:55:02
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Pourianos Stavros

  • Elevation: 1610 m
  • Primary factor: 1473 m
  • General:
  • Location: Pelion penisula, Greece
  • Location: N39:26:18, E023:02:51
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N39:23:00, E022:50:59
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Raucheck

  • Elevation: 2430 m
  • Primary factor: 1463 m
  • General:
  • Location: Tennengebirge, Austria
  • Location: N47:29:57, E013:13:36
  • Saddle: Saint Martin, Wimm, 967 meter
  • Saddle location: N47:28:15, E013:23:01
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Giona

  • Elevation: 2510 m
  • Primary factor: 1702 m
  • General: Also known as Ghiona or Pyramida
  • Location: N38:38:51, E022:15:16
  • Saddle: 808 meter.
  • Saddle location: N39:20:30, E021:41:37
  • Nearest main airport: Athens.
  • Nearest town: Amfissa, Lamia, then Koloscopi, 1100 m.
  • Difficulty: Scramble
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Gjegnen

  • Elevation: 1670 m
  • Primary factor: 1460 m
  • General:
  • Location:
  • Saddle:
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Civetta

  • Elevation: 3220 m
  • Primary factor: 1444 m
  • General:
  • Location: SW of Cortina, NW of Belluno.
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Staulanza
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: Venice
  • Nearest town: Alleghe to the NW
  • Difficulty: No clear statement, however, Ferrata Alleghesi seems to be a possible route, the "Via Normale" should connect to the rifugio fairly easily as well.
  • Mountain hut:Rifugio Torrani at 2984 m.
  • Contact: tbd.


Ruen

  • Elevation: 2251 m
  • Primary factor: 1410 m
  • General:
  • Location: Osogowo Range, Macedonia/Bulgaria
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Vermio

  • Elevation: 2052 m
  • Primary factor: 1452 m
  • General: The summit used is Tsanaktsi, 2052. There may be a higher point to the north-west, remains to be confirmed.
  • Location: Vermio Range, Greece
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: 691 meter
  • Saddle location: N40:14:56, E21:36:48, along the E-90 Hwy.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Haldensteiner Calanda

  • Elevation: 2806 m
  • Primary factor: 1461 m
  • General:
  • Location: Calanda Range, Switzerland
  • Location: N46:54:00, E009:28:03
  • Saddle: Kunkels, 1345 meter
  • Saddle location: N46:51:24, E009:24:47
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Monte Amiata

  • Elevation: 1738 m
  • Primary factor: 1490 m
  • General: This mountain is a volcano
  • Location: Tuscan Range, Italy
  • Location: N42:53:18, E011:37:29
  • Saddle: Near Arezzo, 248 meter
  • Saddle location: N43:02:31, E011:58:06
  • Nearest main airport: Rome
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:Easy, road access, must consider how to climb the 600 vertical required.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Zirbitzkogel

  • Elevation: 2396 m
  • Primary factor: 1502 m
  • Location: Lavanttaler Alps, Austria
  • Location: N47:03:49, E014:34:02
  • Saddle: Perchauer Sattel, 894 meter
  • Saddle location: N47:06:19, E014:22:27
  • Nearest main airport: Graz, Vienna.
  • Nearest town: Obdach.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 1.
  • Mountain hut: There are at least 10, my route from Sabathyhütte
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Maliicikes

  • Elevation: 2045 m
  • Primary factor: 1445 m
  • General:
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: tb.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Killini

  • Elevation: 2376 m
  • Primary factor: 1870 m
  • General:
  • Location: N37:56:23, E022:23:49
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: N37:19:11, E022:12:38.
  • Nearest main airport: Athens.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: YDS class 2
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Pietrosul

  • Elevation: 2305 m
  • Primary factor: 1439 m
  • General:
  • Location: Rodna, Romania
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Pasul Oituz, 866 meter
  • Saddle location: tb.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Monte Cimone

  • Elevation: 2165 m
  • Primary factor: 1577 m
  • General: Observatory on top, an alpine ski area as well.
  • Location: Ligurian Apennines
  • Location: 75 km SW of Bologna
  • Saddle: Bocca Serviola, 588 meter
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: Milan / Bologna / Firenze
  • Nearest town: Fanano/Fiumalbo
  • Difficulty: (YDS) class 1, several trails to the summit.
  • More info: (Access, routes and picture)


Tomorit

  • Elevation: 2416 m
  • Primary factor: 1449 m
  • General: The peak is called Partizani, also Tomorri or Tomorr
  • Location: Southern Albania
  • Location: N40:42:26, E020:08:38
  • Saddle: Interpolated to 985 meter (10 meter contours)
  • Saddle location: N40:33:41, E020:19:00
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Ostrovice

  • Elevation: 2346 m
  • Primary factor: 1286 m
  • General:
  • Location: Southern Albania
  • Saddle: Belovoda, 1060 meter
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Monte Grappa

  • Elevation: 1765 m
  • Primary factor: 1439 m
  • General:
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Note: Saddle may be On the SS50 road (going from Feltre to the west)?, 322 meter, needs checking.
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Torrellas

  • Elevation: 1443 m
  • Primary factor: 1443 m
  • General:
  • Location: N39:48:26, E002:47:39
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Monte Cadria

  • Elevation: 2254 m
  • Primary factor: 1434 m
  • General:
  • Location: Cadria Range, Italy
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Pradibondo, 820 meter
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Aiguille Meridional d'Arves

  • Elevation: 3514 m
  • Primary factor: 1430 m
  • General:
  • Location: Galibier, France
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Mont Cenis, 2084 meter
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.
  • Contact: tbd.


Gramos

  • Elevation: 2520 m
  • Primary factor: 1420 m
  • General:
  • Location: Gramos Range, Greece/Albania
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: tbd.
  • Saddle location: tbd.
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Teide

  • Elevation: 3718 m
  • Primary factor: 3718 m
  • General: HP on Tenerife, HP in Spain
  • Location: Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: F
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Roque de Los Muchachos

  • Elevation: 2423 m
  • Primary factor: 2423 m
  • General: HP La Palma, Spain
  • Location: La Palma, Canary Islands
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Pico

  • Elevation: 2351 m
  • Primary factor: 2351 m
  • General: HP Azores, Portugal
  • Location: Azores
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Beerenberg

  • Elevation: 2277 m
  • Primary factor: 2277 m
  • General: HP Jan Mayen
  • Location: Jan Mayen, Norway
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Military airstrip for Hercules only
  • Nearest town: A weather station is the only buildings
  • Difficulty:tbd.


Hvannadalshnúkur

  • Elevation: 2119 m
  • Primary factor: 2119 m
  • General: HP on Iceland
  • Location: Iceland
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Keflavik outside Reykjavik
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty: F
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Pico de Las Nieves

  • Elevation: 1949 m
  • Primary factor: 1949 m
  • General: HP Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Pico Ruivo

  • Elevation: 1862 m
  • Primary factor: 1862 m
  • General: HP Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Madeira
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Newtontoppen

  • Elevation: 1717 m
  • Primary factor: 1717 m
  • General: HP on Spitsbergen, Norway
  • Location: Spitsbergen, Svalbard
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: Longyearbyen
  • Nearest town: Longyearbyen
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Pico de Malpaso

  • Elevation: 1500 m
  • Primary factor: 1500 m
  • General: HP El Hirro, Spain
  • Location: El Hirro, Canary Islands
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


Garajonay

  • Elevation: 1487 m
  • Primary factor: 1487 m
  • General: HP La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: La Gomera, Canary Islands
  • Location: tbd.
  • Saddle: Ocean
  • Nearest main airport: tbd.
  • Nearest town: tbd.
  • Difficulty:tbd.
  • Mountain hut:tbd.


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