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U.S. State High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of John Vitz's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 46 out of 50, or 92%)

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
(46)
Round 2
(2)
1.AlaskaDenali20,31020,146   
2.CaliforniaMount Whitney14,49810,0782 1965-09-11  1972-05-26 
3.ColoradoMount Elbert14,43390731 1984-09-04  
4.WashingtonMount Rainier14,41113,246   
5.WyomingGannett Peak13,8047076   
6.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,7961 1997-05-07  
7.UtahKings Peak13,52863481 1993-08-25  
8.New MexicoWheeler Peak13,16134091 1984-06-08  
9.NevadaBoundary Peak13,1402531 1966-08-28  
10.MontanaGranite Peak12,79947591 1984-08-09  
11.IdahoBorah Peak12,66259821 1984-07-27  
12.ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,63360391 1968-09-09  
13.OregonMount Hood11,2397706   
14.TexasGuadalupe Peak874930292 1971-11-23  2004-04-15 
15.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak723129111 2002-09-10  
16.North CarolinaMount Mitchell668460891 1995-05-03  
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome664345031 1995-05-03  
18.New HampshireMount Washington628861481 2002-09-27  
19.VirginiaMount Rogers572924491 1995-05-04  
20.NebraskaPanorama Point5426261 2002-09-05  
21.New YorkMount Marcy534449141 2002-09-25  
22.MaineKatahdin526842881 2002-09-29  
23.OklahomaBlack Mesa497301 2002-10-19  
24.West VirginiaSpruce Knob486127811 2002-10-07  
25.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald478421081 1995-05-06  
26.VermontMount Mansfield439336331 2002-09-26  
27.KentuckyBlack Mountain413918991 1995-05-05  
28.KansasMount Sunflower4039191 2002-10-18  
29.South CarolinaSassafras Mountain35547541 1995-05-06  
30.North DakotaWhite Butte35065461 2002-09-11  
31.MassachusettsMount Greylock348724631 2002-10-03  
32.MarylandBackbone Mountain3360801 2002-10-06  
33.PennsylvaniaMount Davis32136531 2002-10-06  
34.ArkansasMagazine Mountain275321331 1995-05-16  
35.AlabamaCheaha Mountain240514451 1995-05-02  
36.ConnecticutMount Frissell-South Slope237201 2002-10-04  
37.MinnesotaEagle Mountain230113211 2002-09-14  
38.MichiganMount Arvon19789481 2002-09-16  
39.WisconsinTimms Hill19514251 2002-09-15  
40.New JerseyHigh Point18038831 2002-10-04  
41.MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain17725121 2002-10-14  
42.IowaHawkeye Point1670401 2002-10-17  
43.OhioCampbell Hill15496391 2002-09-20  
44.IndianaHoosier Hill12572971 2002-09-20  
45.IllinoisCharles Mound1235951 2002-10-16  
46.Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill8121921 2002-10-03  
47.MississippiWoodall Mountain8062961 1995-05-15  
48.LouisianaDriskill Mountain5352251 1995-04-28  
49.DelawareEbright Azimuth442321 2002-10-05  
50.FloridaBritton Hill345651 1995-05-02  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by John Vitz, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

The fifty state high points of the United States are an increasingly popular peakbagging pursuit. There is a club (the Highpointers) and several guidebooks to completing this diverse list of peaks.

Of the fifty high points, five require real mountaineering skills: Denali in Alaska; Washington state's Mount Rainier and Oregon's Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwest; and Montana's Granite Peak and Wyoming's Gannett Peak in the Northern Rockies. Another five or so (Illinois, Kentucky, and others) are on private land and require landowner permission or visiting on specially scheduled open access dates.

Most of the remaining state summits are easy hikes or drive-ups. Hiking the cool forests of the Appalachians, exploring the windy, lonely high plains, and backpacking above treeline in the western mountains are all part of the great fun of this scavenger hunt.

This list includes does not include the high point of the District of Columbia. This is the version the Highpointers Club recognizes.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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