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Top 100 Climbers by Distinct Peaks Climbed

RankClimberAscentsPeaksTrip ReportsGain-FtGain-MList of ListsMost Recent Ascent
1.Packard, Bob5171Ascent List4952Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-26
2.Josephson, Arthur5445Ascent List3480Peak List  41Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-25
3.Kalet, Brian4027Ascent List3292Peak List  63Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-27
4.Vitz, John2974Ascent List2786Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-25
5.Schwab, Bob2620Ascent List2491Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-31
6.Lostracco, Ben3199Ascent List2381Peak List  1386Trip Reports  2,046,081  623,645List of Lists2014-07-31
7.Bernier, Alan2660Ascent List2249Peak List  122Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-27
8.Woodall, Rob2264Ascent List2223Peak List  437Trip Reports  1,274,337  388,418List of Lists2014-07-07
9.Jones, Ken2302Ascent List2138Peak List  332Trip Reports  2,705,372  824,597List of Lists2014-07-31
10.Carey, Richard2230Ascent List2018Peak List  386Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-06-28
11.Flood, Terry3248Ascent List1971Peak List  207Trip Reports  1,200  366List of Lists2014-07-30
12.Bloomer, Jim1936Ascent List1904Peak List  7Trip Reports  6,163  1,878List of Lists2014-07-29
13.Sumner, Bob2463Ascent List1868Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-24
14.Poulin, Dennis1956Ascent List1740Peak List  1141Trip Reports  2,666,580  812,774List of Lists2014-07-28
15.Myers, Grant1633Ascent List1601Peak List  20Trip Reports  200,649  61,158List of Lists2014-07-16
16.Wyman-Henney, Susan1702Ascent List1567Peak List    List of Lists2014-06-23
17.Martin, Andy1492Ascent List1479Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-06-24
18.Shortt, Rickey2878Ascent List1465Peak List  5Trip Reports  39,755  12,117List of Lists2013-11-24
19.Roach, Gerry1430Ascent List1415Peak List  3Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-05-28
20.Earl, Edward1516Ascent List1402Peak List  198Trip Reports  2,289,960  697,980List of Lists2014-07-27
21.MacLeod, Gordon1342Ascent List1337Peak List    List of Lists2010-01-20
22.Martin, Bob1257Ascent List1257Peak List    List of Lists2004-10-28
23.Hebert, Bill1365Ascent List1253Peak List  299Trip Reports  216,708  66,053List of Lists2014-02-27
24.Richardson, Martin1220Ascent List1214Peak List  133Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-30
25.Stolk, John1328Ascent List1200Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-27
26.Burd, Bob1202Ascent List1199Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2013-08-26
27.Retemeyer, Jim1465Ascent List1185Peak List  47Trip Reports  9,613  2,930List of Lists2014-07-31
28.Schwartz, Michael1252Ascent List1167Peak List  101Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-27
29.Massad, Serge1674Ascent List1165Peak List  76Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-22
30.Ellsworth, Dick1118Ascent List1114Peak List  1Trip Reports  1,400  427List of Lists2014-06-17
31.Bjørstad, Petter1149Ascent List1087Peak List  146Trip Reports  2,824,399  860,877List of Lists2014-07-31
32.Laverdure, Jean André 1688Ascent List1065Peak List  485Trip Reports  403,238  122,907List of Lists2014-07-19
33.Bartell, Ron1196Ascent List1056Peak List    List of Lists2014-06-08
34.Helman, Adam1082Ascent List1050Peak List  176Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-06-28
35.Johnson, Frederick1346Ascent List1021Peak List  380Trip Reports  330,948  100,873List of Lists2014-07-28
36.Wymore, Jobe1963Ascent List1021Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-30
37.Garry, Paul1178Ascent List1017Peak List  6Trip Reports  24,404  7,438List of Lists2014-07-26
38.Dodge, Daryn1147Ascent List982Peak List  100Trip Reports  269,928  82,274List of Lists2014-07-28
39.Lobdell, Fred970Ascent List969Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-25
40.Pig, ManBear1095Ascent List954Peak List    List of Lists2014-05-26
41.Worth, Tim985Ascent List953Peak List  25Trip Reports  List of Lists2014
42.Barr, Peter1234Ascent List911Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-17
43.John, Thompson1002Ascent List902Peak List    60  18List of Lists2014-07-02
44.McCormick, Mark1030Ascent List902Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-28
45.Newton, Lee901Ascent List895Peak List  223Trip Reports  326,659  99,566List of Lists2014-07-25
46.Gerlach, Greg1261Ascent List884Peak List  53Trip Reports  117,551  35,830List of Lists2014-07-28
47.Kloster, Vince876Ascent List876Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-25
48.Ziak, Rodney1212Ascent List863Peak List  99Trip Reports  1,001,144  305,149List of Lists2014-07-30
49.Beavon, Fred968Ascent List862Peak List  87Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-06
50.Boos, Andy1247Ascent List839Peak List  2Trip Reports  775,733  236,443List of Lists2014-07-09
51.Oeser, Ken839Ascent List839Peak List    List of Lists2014-05-25
52.Christensen, Keith917Ascent List835Peak List  4Trip Reports  16  5List of Lists2014-07-28
53.Newman, Laura911Ascent List819Peak List  14Trip Reports  890  271List of Lists2014-07-27
54.Molen, Dean881Ascent List816Peak List  271Trip Reports  114,373  34,861List of Lists2014-07-11
55.Fieberling, Karl796Ascent List796Peak List    3,800  1,158List of Lists2014-07-14
56.Peters, William824Ascent List785Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-19
57.Waxman, Asher1695Ascent List779Peak List  1020Trip Reports  26,757  8,156List of Lists2014-07-22
58.Kerr, Bob899Ascent List768Peak List  20Trip Reports  List of Lists2012-12-30
59.Dunham, Dave1206Ascent List764Peak List  1206Trip Reports  1,026,327  312,824List of Lists2014-07-26
60.Stone, Peter866Ascent List759Peak List  324Trip Reports  193,263  58,907List of Lists2014-06-21
61.Slayden, Greg1220Ascent List758Peak List  233Trip Reports  1,962,433  598,150List of Lists2014-07-26
62.Winger, Charlie762Ascent List751Peak List  10Trip Reports  17,000  5,182List of Lists2014-07-06
63.Dean, Denis771Ascent List747Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-25
64.Rodenak, Mike894Ascent List747Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-26
65.Strauch, John749Ascent List746Peak List  11Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-05
66.Bolton, Bob836Ascent List741Peak List  124Trip Reports  354,759  108,131List of Lists2014-07-27
67.Dunn, Mick1422Ascent List728Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-26
68.Oestreicher, Richard1033Ascent List724Peak List  867Trip Reports  703,116  214,310List of Lists2014-07-31
69.Covill, Dave741Ascent List723Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-26
70.Gosnell, Michael953Ascent List722Peak List  14Trip Reports  231,829  70,661List of Lists2014-07-05
71.Dixon, Steve804Ascent List714Peak List  1Trip Reports  6,562  2,000List of Lists2014-07-11
72.Michelson, Paul773Ascent List704Peak List  55Trip Reports  1,532,685  467,162List of Lists2014-07-31
73.Willis, Craig765Ascent List702Peak List  71Trip Reports  1,197,783  365,084List of Lists2014-07-31
74.Sandorff, Al712Ascent List692Peak List  103Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-27
75.Barlow, Craig697Ascent List685Peak List  7Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-26
76.Surgent, Scott730Ascent List685Peak List  86Trip Reports  170,624  52,006List of Lists2014-05-12
77.Butler, Winnette1646Ascent List681Peak List  301Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-30
78.Hagan, Tim1230Ascent List671Peak List  21Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-26
79.Zerphey, Charles670Ascent List668Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-25
80.Barlow, James792Ascent List665Peak List  513Trip Reports  1,165,559  355,262List of Lists2014-07-30
81.Mitchler, John674Ascent List661Peak List    List of Lists2013-05-26
82.Everett, Roxanne655Ascent List655Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-09
83.Pramuk, Gabriel708Ascent List649Peak List  20Trip Reports  515,099  157,002List of Lists2013-09-04
84.Tibbetts, Andrew644Ascent List641Peak List    List of Lists2013-08-09
85.Ranschau, Cuno1130Ascent List639Peak List    List of Lists1987-05-24
86.Sheriff, Steve641Ascent List638Peak List  41Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-27
87.Morrow, John882Ascent List636Peak List  275Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-26
88.Halstead, Rob636Ascent List634Peak List    List of Lists2014-04-21
89.Richter, Dan716Ascent List628Peak List  18Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-06-28
90.Carlson, Josh674Ascent List627Peak List  21Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-12
91.Down, Nick651Ascent List625Peak List  62Trip Reports  3  1List of Lists2014-07-20
92.Noel, Eric768Ascent List625Peak List  339Trip Reports  927,429  282,680List of Lists2014-07-19
93.Oeser, Alexandra622Ascent List622Peak List    List of Lists2012-10-17
94.Oeser, Annette616Ascent List616Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-24
95.Olson, David614Ascent List613Peak List    List of Lists2014-06-22
96.Wheeler, Terry689Ascent List611Peak List  36Trip Reports  388,201  118,324List of Lists2014-07-26
97.Melton, Doug604Ascent List599Peak List    List of Lists2014-07-20
98.Wallen, Roy610Ascent List594Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-25
99.Raether, Don685Ascent List593Peak List  426Trip Reports  990,710  301,968List of Lists2014-07-31
100.Henney, Victor586Ascent List586Peak List    List of Lists2014-03-31

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