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Top 100 Climbers by Number of Ascents

RankClimberAscentsPeaksTrip ReportsGain-FtGain-MList of ListsMost Recent Ascent
1.Josephson, Arthur5451Ascent List3482Peak List  42Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-10
2.Packard, Bob5202Ascent List4983Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-18
3.Kalet, Brian4088Ascent List3332Peak List  63Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-25
4.Flood, Terry3279Ascent List1978Peak List  211Trip Reports  1,200  366List of Lists2014-08-27
5.Lostracco, Ben3236Ascent List2408Peak List  1406Trip Reports  2,056,000  626,669List of Lists2014-08-23
6.Vitz, John2976Ascent List2788Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-13
7.Shortt, Rickey2878Ascent List1465Peak List  5Trip Reports  39,755  12,117List of Lists2013-11-24
8.Bernier, Alan2690Ascent List2268Peak List  125Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-25
9.Schwab, Bob2642Ascent List2512Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-16
10.Sumner, Bob2471Ascent List1876Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-09
11.Jones, Ken2315Ascent List2146Peak List  334Trip Reports  2,708,799  825,642List of Lists2014-08-26
12.Woodall, Rob2269Ascent List2232Peak List  442Trip Reports  1,281,990  390,751List of Lists2014-08-26
13.Carey, Richard2260Ascent List2048Peak List  388Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-16
14.Wymore, Jobe1996Ascent List1046Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-27
15.Poulin, Dennis1993Ascent List1777Peak List  1174Trip Reports  2,680,310  816,958List of Lists2014-08-20
16.Bloomer, Jim1942Ascent List1911Peak List  7Trip Reports  6,163  1,878List of Lists2014-08-23
17.Wyman-Henney, Susan1728Ascent List1592Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-11
18.Butler, Winnette1710Ascent List699Peak List  301Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-27
19.Waxman, Asher1702Ascent List781Peak List  1025Trip Reports  26,757  8,156List of Lists2014-08-19
20.Massad, Serge1697Ascent List1186Peak List  76Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-13
21.Laverdure, Jean André 1690Ascent List1065Peak List  485Trip Reports  403,238  122,907List of Lists2014-08-17
22.Myers, Grant1637Ascent List1605Peak List  20Trip Reports  200,649  61,158List of Lists2014-08-03
23.Earl, Edward1524Ascent List1409Peak List  199Trip Reports  2,304,503  702,413List of Lists2014-08-16
24.Martin, Andy1515Ascent List1502Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-11
25.Retemeyer, Jim1479Ascent List1196Peak List  56Trip Reports  10,852  3,308List of Lists2014-08-24
26.Roach, Gerry1430Ascent List1415Peak List  3Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-05-28
27.Dunn, Mick1425Ascent List728Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-03
28.Hebert, Bill1365Ascent List1253Peak List  299Trip Reports  216,708  66,053List of Lists2014-02-27
29.Johnson, Frederick1352Ascent List1027Peak List  383Trip Reports  331,048  100,903List of Lists2014-08-09
30.MacLeod, Gordon1342Ascent List1337Peak List    List of Lists2010-01-20
31.Stolk, John1335Ascent List1207Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-22
32.Craig, Bruce1275Ascent List415Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-25
33.Gerlach, Greg1267Ascent List887Peak List  55Trip Reports  119,751  36,500List of Lists2014-08-26
34.Martin, Bob1257Ascent List1257Peak List    List of Lists2004-10-28
35.Boos, Andy1255Ascent List841Peak List  2Trip Reports  782,358  238,463List of Lists2014-08-25
36.Schwartz, Michael1253Ascent List1168Peak List  102Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-25
37.Richardson, Martin1240Ascent List1234Peak List  133Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-26
38.Hagan, Tim1235Ascent List675Peak List  22Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-15
39.Barr, Peter1234Ascent List911Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-17
40.Slayden, Greg1226Ascent List763Peak List  236Trip Reports  1,973,352  601,478List of Lists2014-08-16
41.Ziak, Rodney1218Ascent List865Peak List  100Trip Reports  1,005,794  306,566List of Lists2014-08-22
42.Dunham, Dave1214Ascent List770Peak List  1214Trip Reports  1,029,732  313,862List of Lists2014-08-14
43.Bartell, Ron1206Ascent List1063Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-22
44.Burd, Bob1202Ascent List1199Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2013-08-26
45.Arredondo, Patricia1190Ascent List488Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-20
46.Garry, Paul1189Ascent List1026Peak List  6Trip Reports  24,404  7,438List of Lists2014-08-23
47.Dodge, Daryn1164Ascent List999Peak List  103Trip Reports  275,504  83,974List of Lists2014-08-16
48.Bjørstad, Petter1159Ascent List1097Peak List  147Trip Reports  2,894,979  882,390List of Lists2014-08-24
49.Beals, Jerry1130Ascent List371Peak List  51Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-23
50.Ellsworth, Dick1130Ascent List1125Peak List  1Trip Reports  1,400  427List of Lists2014-08-23
51.Ranschau, Cuno1130Ascent List639Peak List    List of Lists1987-05-24
52.Pig, ManBear1100Ascent List959Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-09
53.Helman, Adam1083Ascent List1050Peak List  176Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-04
54.McCormick, Mark1044Ascent List913Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-23
55.Oestreicher, Richard1032Ascent List723Peak List  866Trip Reports  702,966  214,264List of Lists2014-07-31
56.Worth, Tim1014Ascent List979Peak List  25Trip Reports  List of Lists2014
57.Christiansen, George1005Ascent List511Peak List  3Trip Reports  4,600  1,402List of Lists2014-08-03
58.John, Thompson1002Ascent List902Peak List    60  18List of Lists2014-07-02
59.Lobdell, Fred970Ascent List969Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-25
60.Beavon, Fred969Ascent List863Peak List  90Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-23
61.Gosnell, Michael966Ascent List733Peak List  14Trip Reports  231,829  70,661List of Lists2014-08-22
62.Newman, Laura940Ascent List847Peak List  14Trip Reports  890  271List of Lists2014-08-24
63.Christensen, Keith923Ascent List841Peak List  4Trip Reports  16  5List of Lists2014-08-16
64.Newton, Lee905Ascent List899Peak List  231Trip Reports  347,384  105,883List of Lists2014-08-26
65.Kerr, Bob899Ascent List768Peak List  20Trip Reports  List of Lists2012-12-30
66.Molen, Dean899Ascent List832Peak List  279Trip Reports  126,479  38,551List of Lists2014-08-27
67.Rodenak, Mike896Ascent List749Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-09
68.Kloster, Vince891Ascent List891Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-27
69.Morrow, John891Ascent List636Peak List  285Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-20
70.Beck, Alan883Ascent List552Peak List  782Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-15
71.Stone, Peter876Ascent List769Peak List  327Trip Reports  204,359  62,289List of Lists2014-08-21
72.Peters, William849Ascent List808Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-24
73.Bolton, Bob840Ascent List745Peak List  125Trip Reports  355,872  108,470List of Lists2014-08-25
74.Oeser, Ken839Ascent List839Peak List    List of Lists2014-05-25
75.Fieberling, Karl821Ascent List821Peak List    3,800  1,158List of Lists2014-08-24
76.Bigelow, Andrew805Ascent List355Peak List  253Trip Reports  796,246  242,696List of Lists2014-08-09
77.Dixon, Steve805Ascent List715Peak List  1Trip Reports  6,562  2,000List of Lists2014-08-09
78.Barlow, James799Ascent List672Peak List  522Trip Reports  1,206,443  367,724List of Lists2014-08-20
79.Snyder, Steve798Ascent List379Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-19
80.Henney, Victor795Ascent List793Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-11
81.Strauch, John790Ascent List787Peak List  11Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-25
82.Michelson, Paul782Ascent List714Peak List  55Trip Reports  1,537,630  468,670List of Lists2014-08-18
83.Dean, Denis777Ascent List753Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-02
84.Willis, Craig774Ascent List732Peak List  72Trip Reports  1,215,034  370,342List of Lists2014-08-17
85.Noel, Eric770Ascent List627Peak List  339Trip Reports  927,429  282,680List of Lists2014-08-09
86.Lara, Sandy769Ascent List380Peak List  280Trip Reports  109,099  33,253List of Lists2014-08-16
87.Thornley, Patrick768Ascent List559Peak List  2Trip Reports  1,276  389List of Lists2014-08-24
88.Winger, Charlie766Ascent List755Peak List  10Trip Reports  17,000  5,182List of Lists2014-08-27
89.Curran, John762Ascent List415Peak List  4Trip Reports  222,861  67,928List of Lists2010-09-11
90.Henry The, Mountain Man760Ascent List317Peak List  182Trip Reports  1,278,284  389,621List of Lists2014-06-22
91.Covill, Dave744Ascent List726Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-10
92.Surgent, Scott740Ascent List695Peak List  93Trip Reports  170,624  52,006List of Lists2014-08-16
93.Garneau, Robert722Ascent List433Peak List  199Trip Reports  1,013,278  308,847List of Lists2014-08-16
94.Tibbetts, Andrew720Ascent List717Peak List    List of Lists2014-08-26
95.Sandorff, Al717Ascent List697Peak List  103Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-24
96.Thate, Karine717Ascent List209Peak List  649Trip Reports  1,027,261  313,109List of Lists2013-05-27
97.Richter, Dan716Ascent List628Peak List  18Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-06-28
98.Pramuk, Gabriel710Ascent List651Peak List  20Trip Reports  517,799  157,825List of Lists2014-08-25
99.Sarna, John E707Ascent List569Peak List  219Trip Reports  1,030,131  313,984List of Lists2014-07-20
100.Barlow, Craig705Ascent List693Peak List  7Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-08-17

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