Peakbagging Page for William Sanderson

Personal Climb Logs

The links below take you to dynamically generated lists of William Sanderson's peakbagging activity.

  • Ascent List: List of William Sanderson'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 William Sanderson 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.
  • Progressive Peak List: Time-ordered progressive lists for eight different metrics.
  • Unique Peaks and Peak Pairs: Peaks and peak pairs that no other registered site users have climbed.
  • 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 William Sanderson.

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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.



Biology and anatomy teacher in Asheville, NC. Director of the Wilderness Program for Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, NC for the past 20 years. Certified SAR and wilderness 1st aid.


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List% Complete
South Beyond 600067.5
Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks62.9
Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet14.3
Southeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence12.5
North Carolina 5000-foot Peaks11.9
Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks10.6
Fifty Highest Eastern CoHPs10
Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence10
Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence8
Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points7.7
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Mitchell6684USA-NC1984-07
Mount Craig6647USA-NC1993-05
Balsam Cone6600USA-NC2010-06-17
Cattail Peak6600USA-NC2010-06-10
Big Tom6560USA-NC2010-06-17
Mount Gibbes6520USA-NC2013-04-06
Potato Hill6475USA-NC2010-06-17
Richland Balsam6410USA-NC2015-07-31
Mount Hallback6329USA-NC2013-04-06
Celo Knob6327USA-NC2011-05-15
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Mitchell6089USA-NC1984-07
Roan High Knob3485USA-NC/TN2013-12-31
Richland Balsam3010USA-NC2015-07-31
Waterrock Knob1947USA-NC2012-04-06
Craggy Dome1000USA-NC2012-04-22
Black Balsam Knob989USA-NC2015-09-07
Mount Hardy760USA-NC2015-08-05
Grassy Ridge Bald648USA-NC2013-12-31
Celo Knob607USA-NC2011-05-15
Blackstock Knob440USA-NC2011-07-19


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