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Personal Climb Logs

The links below take you to dynamically generated lists of James Barlow's peakbagging activity.

  • Ascent List: List of James Barlow's hikes, climbs, summits, and attempts.
  • Peak List: List of distinct summits attained, with peak statistics. Includes a peak's "Personal Isolation".
  • List of Lists: Peakbagging Lists that James Barlow is pursuing, showing progress for each list by number and percent of peaks climbed.
  • Trip Report Index: Same as the main climb list, but only showing climbs with trip reports and/or GPS Tracks.
  • Unsuccessful Ascent List: A badge of honor for real climbers--lessons learned when turning back.
  • Multiple Ascents List: A listing of all peaks climbed more than once.
  • Master Peak Map: Interactive worldwide map showing all peaks climbed, color-coded by elevation or prominence.

Social Networking

Reports showing a climber's buddies and other climbers. Click for More Info

Personal Lists

Lists personally created by James Barlow. Click for More Info

  • Custom Query Lists: Lists created by James Barlow using the Query Tool.
  • Life List: A master "bucket list" of peaks, a combination of proudest past ascents and most-desired future ascents.
  • Wish List: A list of unclimbed peaks that are high-priority and/or have immediate climbing plans.

Time-Period Summary Reports

These reports show number of peaks climbed, highest point reached, and other statistics grouped by year or month.

US County High Point Links

James Barlow has self-identified as interested in climbing to the high points of counties in the United States.

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Monte Cristo as seen from just below Superior Peak on a spring ascent (1999-05-30). Photo by James Barlow.
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Introducing my son Aidan to the wonderful world of peakbagging (2010-10-11). Photo by James Barlow.
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Great campsite on the way up Blátindur, Iceland (2009-07-18). Photo by James Barlow.
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James Barlow atop Hvannadalsnúkur - on top of Iceland (2006-07-22). Photo by James Barlow.
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My interest in the outdoors began in 1995 when my best friend Duane planned a backpacking trip in the Uinta Mountains of Utah. We were in for an adventure as the trail had not been maintained in a decade. After that, my thirst for getting off the beaten path and into the wilderness was stronger. I pursued numerous goals in climbing during the rest of my time in Utah. My friends Duane, Dan, Matt, and I set our sights on climbing all 32 peaks over 10,000 feet in Salt Lake County between July, 1998 and June, 1999, which I finished June 30, 1999. Since 2009 I have been back into peakbagging and gone out to the mountains as often as I can. I have also introduced my son, Aidan, to the joys of hiking in the mountains. His first hike was when he was less than a year old in 2003 in Reykjanes, Iceland. He's been hooked ever since! A weekend spent indoors is a weekend wasted...

 

Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List% Complete
Utah-Salt Lake County 10,000-foot Peaks100
Desert Peaks Section Emblem Peaks71.4
San Bernardino Nine Peak Challenge66.7
Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" Peaks62.5
Nevada Peaks Club Emblem Peaks57.1
Great Basin Peaks List-Star Peaks54.5
California County High Points51.7
Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section50
Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points47.9
Nevada County High Points47.1
Highest Priority Lists
ListPriority
World 600 m (1969 ft) Prominence Peaks1
World 1500 m (4921 ft) Prominence Peaks2
USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence3
Washington State Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence4
Smoot's "Climbing Washington's Mountains" 100 Peaks5
Mountaineers Cascade Classic Peak Pin6
USA County High Points7
United States State High Points (plus DC)7
Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section8
Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section9
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocation
Pico de Orizaba18491Mexico-Pue/Ver
Volcán Iztaccíhuatl17126Mexico-Pue/Mex
Iztaccíhuatl-Las Rodillas16732Mexico-Pue/Mex
Nevado de Toluca15354Mexico-Mex
Volcán La Malinche14501Mexico-Pue/Tlax
Mount Whitney14495USA-CA
Mount Evans14264USA-CO
White Mountain Peak14246USA-CA
Mount Langley14026USA-CA
Mount Keith13976USA-CA
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocation
Pico de Orizaba16148Mexico-Pue/Ver
Mount Whitney10075USA-CA
San Jacinto Peak8319USA-CA
San Gorgonio Mountain8294USA-CA
Charleston Peak8241USA-NV
Corno Grande8124Italy
Mount Olympus7838USA-WA
Mount Hood7706USA-OR
Nevado de Toluca7250Mexico-Mex
White Mountain Peak7196USA-CA

     
    



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