European Summit Challenge
Summit Log

Andrej Gerber
From Switzerland




Denmark (Faroe Islands): Slaettaratindur (882m)

17/03/2015 - Day hike in poor visability to the snowy roof of the Faroes prior to solar eclipse.

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Denmark (Mainland): Møllehøj / Ejer Bavnehoj (171m)

15/03/2015 - Day trip with friend to each of the three sites, Møllehøj, Ejer Bavnehoj, and Yding Skovhøj.

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Portugal (Island outside continental Europe): Ponta do Pico (2351m)

15/10/2014 - Solo acsent in hill fog, rain, and strong winds, sheltering in lava cave enroute to summit.

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Portugal (Mainland): Torre (1993m)

11/10/2014 - Ascent with taxi from Covilhã with friend during stop over to the Azores.

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Croatia: Dinara (1830m)

29/05/2014 - Solo ascent from Glavaš, fine day.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Maglić (2386m)

27/05/2014 - Solo ascent from Tjentište. Fine weather, but much late lying snow.

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Ukraine : Hora Hoverla (2061m)

16/11/2013 - Ascent with two friend from Zarosljak to summit. Overcast, some snow near the simmit.

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Andorra: Coma Pedrosa (2942m)

19/10/2013 - Ascent of with two friends from Arinsal, though later separating with unexpected consequences. Also bagging Pic de Baiau (2881m) and Roca Entravessada (2925m)

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Iceland: Hvannadalshnúkur (2110m)

09/07/2013 - Solo ascent on day of beautiful weather from Sandfell.

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Belarus: Dzyarzhynskaya Hara (346m)

17/02/2013 - A visit hampered by deep snow.

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Hungary: Kékes (1014m)

27/12/2012 - Solo day walk from Gyöngyös - Gyöngyös felsőújváros - pinces - Szöke-kút - Cseplye-tető - Sár-hegy - Szent Anna Kápolna - Mátrafüred - Kőporos-hegy - Beneháza - Csepego - Peres-BERC - Fehér Köves - Négyeshatár - Hidas-BERC - Kékes-LABOS - Dobogó - Kékestető - Nagyhalál - Mátraháza.

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France: Mont Blanc (4810m)

12/09/2012 - Summited with a friend. Day 1: Tram to Mont Lachat - Nid d'Aigle - Refuge de Tete Rousse (3167m). Day 2: Refuge de Tete Rousse - Glacier de Tete Rousse - Grand Couloir - Refuge de l'Aiguille du Goûter - Aiguille du Goûter (3863m) - Dôme du Goûter (4304m) - Col du Dôme (4236m) - Vallot Bivouac (4362m) - Mont Blanc (4810m) - Vallot Bivouac. Day 3: Vallot Bivouac - Dôme du Goûter - Aiguille du Goûter - Mont Lachat.

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Italy (Highest point): Monte Bianco (4760m)

12/09/2012 - Summited with a friend. Day 1: Tram to Mont Lachat - Nid d'Aigle - Refuge de Tete Rousse (3167m). Day 2: Refuge de Tete Rousse - Glacier de Tete Rousse - Grand Couloir - Refuge de l'Aiguille du Goûter - Aiguille du Goûter (3863m) - Dôme du Goûter (4304m) - Col du Dôme (4236m) - Vallot Bivouac (4362m) - Mont Blanc (4810m) - Vallot Bivouac. Day 3: Vallot Bivouac - Dôme du Goûter - Aiguille du Goûter - Mont Lachat.

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Slovenia: Triglav (2764m)

24/07/2012 - Summited via Aljažev Dom and overnighting at Triglavski Dom.

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Cyprus: Chionistra on Mount Olympus (1951m)

29/04/2012 - Ascent with friend by car to head of the Ártemis Trail and by food from there.

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Vatican City (Natural high point): Vatican Hill (72m)

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Ireland: Corrán Tuathail (1039m)

15/09/2011 - Solo ascent of Carrountoohil from Cronin's Yard in deterioating weather, via Hag's Glen and the Devil's Ladder.

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United Kingdom (Scotland): Ben Nevis (1344m)

11/09/2011 - Ascent with friend in heavy rain and strong winds of the United Kingdom's highest point from Fort William via the tourist route.

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Austria: Großglockner (3798m)

22/08/2011 - From Glocknerhaus (2132m) on the Grossglockner High Alpine road, to Schwerteck Salmhütte (2638m), to the Erzherzog-Johann-Hütte (3454m) on the hilltop grounds Adlersruhe, and to the summit.

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Montenegro (Highest Point): Zla Kolata (2534m)

25/05/2011 - Vusanje - Zarunica - Cafa e Preslopit - Zla Kolata - Cafa e Preslopit - Zarunica - Vusanje.

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Kosovo: Djeravica (2656m)

23/05/2011 - Deçan - Lumbardhi - Gjeravicë - Lumbardhi - Deçan

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Monaco: 24 Chemin des Revoir (162m)

12/03/2011 - Day trip.

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Serbia: Midžor (2169m)

30/09/2010 - Solo ascent of Midžor in poor visability from the village of Topli Do via Cićenia Čuka, and returning the same way.

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Bulgaria: Musala (2925m)

27/09/2010 - Borovec - Deno - Irecek - Malka Musala - Musala - Borovets.

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Estonia: Suur Munamägi (318m)

19/02/2010 - Võru - Haanja - Suur Munamägi - Haanja - Tallinn, deep snow.

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Latvia: Gaiziņkalns (312m)

17/02/2010 - Madona - Vestiena - Gaizinkalns - Vestiena - Madona, deep snow.

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Lithuania: Aukštojas Kalnas (294m)

14/02/2010 - Vilnius - Medininkai - Juozapinė Hill - Aukštojas Hill and back, deep snow.

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San Marino: Monte Titano (749m)

12/12/2009 - Day trip to San Marino.

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Albania: Maja e Korabit (2753m)

05/10/2009 - Also the highest summit in Macedonia known there as Golem Korab.

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Macedonia: Golem Korab (2764m)

05/10/2009 - Also the highest summit in Macedonia known there as Golem Korab.

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Greece : Mytikas on Mount Olympus (2917m)

02/10/2009 -

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Switzerland: Dufourspitze (4634m)

26/07/2009 -

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Germany : Zugspitze (2963m)

11/07/2009 -

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Romania: Moldoveanu (2544m)

30/04/2009 -

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Moldova: Dealul Bălăneşti (430m)

26/04/2009 -

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Russia: Gora El'brus (5633m)

20/07/2008 -

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Czech Republic: Snežka (1602m)

19/04/2008 -

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Belgium: Signal de Botrange (694m)

16/12/2007 - Easy summit.

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Netherlands: Vaalserberg (321m)

15/12/2007 -

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Luxembourg: Kneiff (560m)

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Luxembourg (Old High Point): Buergplaz (560m)

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Liechtenstein: Vorder Grauspitz (2599m)

27/08/2007 -

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Norway: Galdhøpiggen (2469m)

12/07/2000 - Route via Svellnose and Keilhaus Topp.

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