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I was wondering if there is a list of the tallest mountains in the world where you can walk or scramble up to the summit? As opposed to using even basic rope skills?

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Don't know of a definitive list, but you're looking at mountains with little or no snow/ice. As soon as you are into ice axe/crampon territory most guides/instructors are going to insist on roping up. This means you are looking at volcanoes (and therefore minimum galciation) and Kilimanjaro/Mt Kenya are probably amongst the tallest. –  Qwerky Jan 27 '12 at 11:06
    
This would be a GREAT list to have handy. I bet if you made this list and did enough research it would make a popular book or website. I'm afraid the best I can offer is mountainproject.com You should be able to do your search for most countries there. But you will have to do it country-by-country. –  theJollySin Jan 28 '13 at 21:53
    
@Qwerky: Kilimanjaro yes. Mt Kenya no. Mt Kenya's twin summits are class 5. –  Ben Crowell Feb 20 at 3:33
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There's a book published by Cicerone called 'Europe's High Points' which lists the highest peak in each country, and provides a pretty good description on how to climb them. There are plenty of easier ones to go at, as well as some more technical peaks (e.g. Mont Blanc)

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Looking for European High Points is maybe not the smartest choice. The real high points in Europe are not easy to climb, such as Mt. Blank, Elbrus, Mt. Ararat or Monte Rosa. So probably Teide or Mulhacen in Spain are your options. The next European High Point would be Zugspitze in Germany, but Zugspitze is slightly below 3000 meters. there are countless mountains in the alps that are above 3000 meters and easy to mount. –  RoflcoptrException Apr 26 '12 at 22:08
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I haven't seen anything like the Scottish guide books we have for Munros - the tallest mountains in Scotland, but as Scottish mountains are relatively small compared to mountains in the Andes, Alps, Rockies, Snowy Mountains, Himalayas etc but still have a lot of dangerous climbs, I wouldn't want to guess at how few large mountains are scramble-able (if we exclude Kilimanjaro, for example)

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True Scotland mountains are at a lower altitude.. but in Winter trust me they can be quite a bit fun :) I know for a fact that you can hike to the top of Aconcagua in the Andes which is at 6962m! although I suspect a significant amount of altitude training would be needed.. –  Aim Kai Jan 26 '12 at 21:36
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