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The 4000m Alps


The Major European Alpine Peaks - those exceeding 4000 metres in height

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Mont Blanc

Monte Rosa




Liskamm , 4527m




Taschhorn and Dom above Saas Fe


Matterhorn ( Il Cervino )


Mont Maudit


Dent Blanche 4357m


Nadelhorn 4327m


 Gran Combin 4314m


Lenzspitze 4294m




Mont Blanc du Tacul 4248m


Castor 4228m


Zinalrothorn 4221m


Hohberghorn 4219m




Grandes Jorasses 4208m


 Alphubel 4206m


Rimpfischhorn 4199m


Aletschhorn 4195m


Strahlhorn 4190m


Dent d'Herens 4171m


Breithorn 4164m




Bishorn 4153m


Aiguille Verte 4122m


Aiguille Blanche de Peuterey 4112m


Barre des Ecrins 4102m




Pollux 4092m




Ober Gabelhorn 4063m


Gran Paradiso


Aiguille de Bionnassay 4052m


Piz Bernina 4049m


Gross Fiescherhorn 4049m


Gross Grunhorn 4044m


Lauteraarhorn 4042m


Durrenhorn 4035m


Allalihorn 4027m


Weissmies 4023m


Dome de Rochefort 4015m


Dent du Geant 4013m


Lagginhorn 4010m


Aiguille de Rochefort 4001m


Les Droites 4000m




This list contains 128 summits and subsidiary tops of 4,000 metres ( 13,123 ft ) or higher above sea level in the Alps of France, Italy and Switzerland as defined by the Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme (UIAA). The list contains 82 'official summits' of 4,000m or over, with the inclusion of a further 46 'lesser summits' in the enlarged list. A list of independent peaks with a prominence greater than 100m contains just 52 mountains.


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