World Country High Points

Includes the highest points in all countries in the world that have a minimum of 1,000 ft / 305 m elevation. Note that some of these don't qualify as peaks but are included on this list for the sake of completeness. A true lifetime list and a huge undertaking!




  • Mount Everest

    29,029 ft / 8,848 m • 16 summits • Xizang, China , Nepal

    Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world and probably the most well known. It is part of the Himalaya range on the Nepal-Tibet border. It attracts experienced mo...

  • K2

    28,251 ft / 8,611 m • 1 summit • Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan , China

    K2 is the second highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest. K2 is part of the Karakoram Range and is located on the China-Pakistan border. K2 is known as the Sava...

  • Kangchenjunga

    28,169 ft / 8,586 m • 1 summit • India , Nepal

    Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world (after Mount Everest and K2). Until 1852, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world. Kangc...

  • Gangkhar Puensum

    24,836 ft / 7,570 m • 1 summit • Bhutan

    Gangkhar Puensum is the highest mountain in Bhutan and a strong candidate for the highest unclimbed mountain in the world with an elevation of 7,570 metres and a prominence...

  • Pik Ismail Somoni

    24,590 ft / 7,495 m • 4 summits • Tajikistan

    Pik Ismail Somoni is a 24,590 ft / 7,495 m mountain peak in the Pamir Range in Tajikistan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Tajikistan. The n...

  • Noshaq

    24,580 ft / 7,492 m • 1 summit • North West Frontier Province, Pakistan , Afghanistan

    Noshaq is the highest mountain in Afghanistan and the second highest peak of the Hindu Kush after Tirich Mir (25,230 ft). Noshaq is located in the northeastern corner of th...

  • Jengish Chokusu (Tomur Feng)

    24,406 ft / 7,439 m • 0 summits • China , Kyrgyzstan

    Jengish Chokusu (Tomur Feng) is a 24,406 ft / 7,439 m mountain peak in the Kakshaal Too Range in China , Kyrgyzstan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 23rd highest mo...

  • Khan Tengri

    22,999 ft / 7,010 m • 1 summit • China , Kyrgyzstan , Kazakhstan

    Khan Tengri is a 22,999 ft / 7,010 m mountain peak in the Tian Shan Range in China , Kyrgyzstan , Kazakhstan. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 36th highest mountain ...

  • Aconcagua

    22,841 ft / 6,962 m • 19 summits • Mendoza, Argentina

    Cerro Aconcagua is the highest mountain in South America, the highest mountain outside Asia, the highest mountain in both theWestern and Southern Hemispheres, and one of th...

  • Ojos del Salado

    22,654 ft / 6,905 m • 2 summits • Atacama, Chile , Argentina

    Ojos del Salado is a 22,654 ft / 6,905 m mountain peak in the Andes in Atacama, Chile , Argentina. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Atacama ,...

  • Nevado Huascaran Sur

    22,205 ft / 6,768 m • 1 summit • Ancash, Peru

    Nevado Huascaran Sur is a 22,205 ft / 6,768 m mountain peak in the Cordillera Blanca Range in Ancash, Peru. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in ...

  • Sajama

    21,463 ft / 6,542 m • 4 summits • Oruro, Bolivia

    Sajama is a 21,463 ft / 6,542 m mountain peak in the Andes in Oruro, Bolivia. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Oruro and the 1st highest moun...

  • Chimborazo

    20,565 ft / 6,268 m • 10 summits • Chimborazo, Ecuador

    Chimborazo, an inactive stratovolcano, is Ecuador's highest peak. Its last eruption is thought to have occurred some time in the first millennium AD. Its summit is generall...

  • Denali

    20,320 ft / 6,194 m • 23 summits • Alaska, United States

    Denali (at one point known as Mount McKinley) in Alaska is a monumentally prolific mountain and the centerpiece of Denali National Park. Not only is Denali the highest mou...

  • Mount Logan

    19,551 ft / 5,959 m • 1 summit • Yukon, Canada

    Mount Logan is a 19,551 ft / 5,959 m mountain peak in the Saint Elias Mountains in Yukon, Canada. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Yukon and ...

  • Mount Kilimanjaro

    19,334 ft / 5,893 m • 102 summits • Tanzania

    Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and fourth highest of the Seven Summits. It lies close to the equator. Kilimanjaro is among the tallest freestanding mo...

  • Hkakabo Razi

    19,295 ft / 5,881 m • 0 summits • Xizang, China , Myanmar

    Hkakabo Razi is a 19,295 ft / 5,881 m mountain peak in the Himalaya Range in Xizang, China , Myanmar. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 30th highest mountain in Xizan...

  • Pico Cristobal Colon

    18,700 ft / 5,700 m • 0 summits • Magdalena, Colombia

    Pico Cristobal Colon is a 18,700 ft / 5,700 m mountain peak in Magdalena, Colombia. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Magdalena and the 3rd hi...

  • Mount Elbrus

    18,510 ft / 5,642 m • 25 summits • Kabardino-Balkariya, Russia

    Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe and one of the Seven Summits. It is an inactive volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range in Russia near the bo...

  • Pico de Orizaba

    18,491 ft / 5,636 m • 25 summits • México, Mexico

    The Pico de Orizaba is a stratovolcano, the highest mountain in Mexico and the third highest in North America. It is located in the eastern end of the Eje Volcánico Transve...