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 Kilimanjaro

    19,334 ft / 5,893 m • 90 claims • 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...

  • Ben Nevis

    4,409 ft / 1,344 m • 43 claims • United Kingdom

    Ben Nevis is a 4,409 ft / 1,344 m mountain peak near Fort William, Highland, United Kingdom. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in the United King...

  • Mont Blanc

    15,782 ft / 4,810 m • 35 claims • Aosta Valley, Italy , France

    Mont Blanc (or Monte Bianco in Italian) is the monarch of the Alps and a classic symbol of mountaineering. The white-domed Mont Blanc Massif towers over the Aosta Valley, I...

  • Mount Fuji

    12,388 ft / 3,776 m • 33 claims • Japan

    Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku is one of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains". It is often cited as the most climbed mountai...

  • Pico de Orizaba

    18,491 ft / 5,636 m • 24 claims • 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...

  • Zugspitze

    9,718 ft / 2,962 m • 24 claims • Bavaria, Germany

    Zugspitze is a 9,718 ft / 2,962 m mountain peak in the Wetterstein Range in Bavaria, Germany. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Bavaria and th...

  • Mount Kinabalu (Low's Peak)

    13,435 ft / 4,095 m • 24 claims • Sabah, Malaysia

    Mount Kinabalu (also called Gunung Kinabalu) is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is located in the east Malaysian state of Sabah and is pr...

  • Sněžka

    5,256 ft / 1,602 m • 23 claims

    Sněžka is a 5,256 ft / 1,602 m mountain peak in the Krkonoše / Karkonosze Range in . Based on peakery data, it ranks as the . The nearest peaks are Ruzova hora, Cerna Kupa...

  • Denali

    20,320 ft / 6,194 m • 21 claims • 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...

  • Jebel Toubkal

    13,671 ft / 4,167 m • 20 claims • Morocco

    Toubkal is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. It is located 63 km south of the city of Marrakesh in Toubkal National Park. Trekkers usually approa...

  • Carrauntoohil

    3,406 ft / 1,038 m • 20 claims • Kerry, Ireland

    At just 3,406 feet, this peak, the highest in Ireland, seems much grander than its elevation. Steep sided and rugged, Carrauntoohil and the rest of the MacGillycuddy's Reek...

  • Pico de Teide

    12,198 ft / 3,718 m • 18 claims • Spain

    Pico de Teide is a 12,198 ft / 3,718 m mountain peak near La Guancha, Canary Islands, Spain. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Spain. The near...

  • Mount Elbrus

    18,510 ft / 5,642 m • 18 claims • 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...

  • Aconcagua

    22,841 ft / 6,962 m • 18 claims • 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...

  • Rysy

    8,212 ft / 2,503 m • 17 claims • Poland

    Rysy is a 8,212 ft / 2,503 m mountain peak in the Vysoké Tatry Range in Poland. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Poland. The nearest peaks ar...

  • Triglav

    9,396 ft / 2,864 m • 16 claims • Slovenia

    Highest peak in Slovenia offers several routes for ambitious day hikes. A classic loop starts in the Vrata Valley, ascends the exposed and cabled Tominskova Pot trail, and ...

  • Mount Everest

    29,029 ft / 8,848 m • 15 claims • 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...

  • Kékes

    3,330 ft / 1,015 m • 14 claims • Heves, Hungary

    Kékes is a 3,330 ft / 1,015 m mountain peak in the Mátra Range in Heves, Hungary. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Heves and the 1st highest ...

  • Mount Olympus, Mytikas Peak

    9,573 ft / 2,918 m • 14 claims • Greece

    Mount Olympus, Mytikas Peak is a 9,573 ft / 2,918 m mountain peak near Vrontoú, Piería, Greece. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Greece. The ...

  • Golem Korab

    9,068 ft / 2,764 m • 13 claims • Albania , Macedonia

    Golem Korab is a 9,068 ft / 2,764 m mountain peak near Peshkopi, Dibër, Albania. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Albania and the 1st highest...