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Personal Climb Logs

The links below take you to dynamically generated lists of Jan Triska's peakbagging activity.

  • Ascent List: List of Jan Triska'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 Jan Triska 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.

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Time-Period Summary Reports

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

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The Crib Goch ridge en route while doing the Mount Snowdon traverse. It is the more technical variation from Pen-Y Pas (2012-06-18). Photo by Jan Triska.
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The summit shot from Mt. Sparrowhawk, showing more of the setting of the peak than its actual ascent character. Note the limestone ridges characteristic of this section of CDN Rockies (2011-03-30). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Near the top of Crown Mountain, on the North Shore stretch of BC's Coast Mountains. Great mountain scenery and challenges just on the outskirts of Vancouver (2012-07-07). Photo by Jan Triska.
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The upper part of Mount MacFarlane, in the Canadian section of the North Cascades. Taken on my climb in 2009 (2009-09-09). Photo by Jan Triska.
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The author's view up on the Two O'Clock Ridge, in front ranges of the Canadian Rockies, taken in mAY 2013 (2012-04-13). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Summit of Yamnuska, Canadian Rockies. Photo originally taken in September of 2012 (2011-03-31). Photo by Jan Triska.
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The expansive, awe-inspiring summit views towards BC mainland (2014-07-28). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Ascending the snow-clas ridge of Mt Richardson. An unsually late snowpack in the May of 2002.The author used skis and then hiked in ski boots (2002-05-05). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Descending the somewhat tricky chimney from the middle summit down to the col with the north summit. (This photo is an older photo, taken during my 2002 traverse, not the more recent 2012 north peak climb) (2012-09-14). Photo by Jan Triska.
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On the summit ridge of Sheol Mountain (July 2002). Looking back at Haddo Peak and Mtn Aberdeen (2002-07-22). Photo by Jan Triska.
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hi;
I'm a Canadian, born in Czech Republic, and currently reside in the relative lowlands of Ottawa. Mountaineering is one of my several hobbies. Started to do scrambling back in 1991, while living near the Canadian Rockies, and have kept up with my mountain habit since. I am not a serious alpinist; the main point of this for me is to enjoy some fine views and explore new geographies while also getting some serious exercise. I do have, however, some experience...been to the top of over 60 peaks in the CDN Rockies, some scrambles, some moderate alpine climbing, others mere trail hikes, and about 30 significant peaks in other ranges (BC's Coast Mountains, the Cascades, Mexico, Spain, Scottish Highlands among others). I also do some amount of hiking and off-trail scrambling in Quebec's Laurentians. Every year I add a few ascents. Increasingly, I try to take pictures and generally retain the information about routes, conditions, logistics, etc. This is a great forum to view future trip options, gather 'beta' and generally prepare for that next peak.
My long term project is to increase my knowledge of two specific mountain areas in Canada: the Coast Range and the many ranges in the Yukon. I am particularly interested attaining more of the peaks featured in the Southwest BC Scrambling Guide.
Jan

 

Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List% Complete
Costa Rica Province High Points42.9
Mountaineers 6-Peak Pin33.3
U.K. Constituent Country High Points25
Mountaineers 5-Peak Pin20
Mazamas Sixteen Northwest Peaks Award18.8
Chemeketan Eighteen Northwest Peaks Award16.7
Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts16
Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin15
Central America Country High Points14.3
Mountaineers Baker's Dozen11.1
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-mLocation
Volcán Iztaccíhuatl5220Mexico-Pue/Mex
Longs Peak4345USA-CO
Mount Shasta4317USA-CA
Chirripó Grande3819Costa Rica
Mount Adams3742USA-WA
Disappointment Peak3541USA-WY
Mount Temple3540Canada-AB
Mount Athabasca3491Canada-AB
Veleta3396Spain
Mount Mezovit3285Turkey
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-mLocation
Chirripó Grande3755Costa Rica
Mount Shasta2976USA-CA
Mount Adams2474USA-WA
Volcán Iztaccíhuatl1540Mexico-Pue/Mex
Mount Temple1520Canada-AB
Hkusam Mountain1508Canada-BC
Mount Saint Helens1394USA-WA
Nadina Mountain1194Canada-BC
South Twin1073USA-WA
Snowdon1038UK-Wales

     
    



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