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Top 100 Climbers by Distinct Peaks Climbed

RankClimberAscentsPeaksTrip ReportsGain-FtGain-MList of ListsMost Recent Ascent
1.Packard, Bob5211Ascent List4992Peak List    List of Lists2014-10-15
2.Josephson, Arthur5463Ascent List3482Peak List  45Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-10-27
3.Kalet, Brian4277Ascent List3453Peak List  63Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-25
4.Woodall, Rob2963Ascent List2925Peak List  483Trip Reports  1,348,116  410,906List of Lists2014-10-13
5.Vitz, John3017Ascent List2828Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-06
6.Schwab, Bob2725Ascent List2587Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-25
7.Lostracco, Ben3357Ascent List2512Peak List  1455Trip Reports  2,100,675  640,286List of Lists2014-11-15
8.Bloomer, Jim2369Ascent List2334Peak List  7Trip Reports  6,163  1,878List of Lists2014-11-21
9.Bernier, Alan2765Ascent List2322Peak List  126Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-24
10.Jones, Ken2344Ascent List2171Peak List  340Trip Reports  2,728,019  831,500List of Lists2014-11-13
11.Carey, Richard2293Ascent List2081Peak List  407Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-10
12.Flood, Terry3382Ascent List1999Peak List  226Trip Reports  1,200  366List of Lists2014-11-25
13.Richardson, Martin1969Ascent List1961Peak List  133Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-18
14.Sumner, Bob2502Ascent List1906Peak List    List of Lists2014-10-13
15.Myers, Grant1889Ascent List1855Peak List  24Trip Reports  248,559  75,761List of Lists2014-11-23
16.Poulin, Dennis2060Ascent List1834Peak List  1195Trip Reports  2,739,479  834,993List of Lists2014-11-16
17.Wyman-Henney, Susan1771Ascent List1630Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-09
18.Martin, Andy1566Ascent List1551Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-23
19.Shortt, Rickey2878Ascent List1465Peak List  5Trip Reports  39,755  12,117List of Lists2013-11-24
20.Roach, Gerry1462Ascent List1447Peak List  5Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-07-03
21.Earl, Edward1553Ascent List1436Peak List  206Trip Reports  2,369,432  722,203List of Lists2014-11-08
22.MacLeod, Gordon1342Ascent List1337Peak List    List of Lists2010-01-20
23.Martin, Bob1257Ascent List1257Peak List    List of Lists2004-10-28
24.Stolk, John1384Ascent List1254Peak List  29Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-18
25.Hebert, Bill1365Ascent List1252Peak List  299Trip Reports  216,708  66,053List of Lists2014-02-27
26.Massad, Serge1740Ascent List1225Peak List  76Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-10-13
27.Retemeyer, Jim1513Ascent List1222Peak List  82Trip Reports  11,167  3,404List of Lists2014-11-25
28.Burd, Bob1203Ascent List1200Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2013-08-26
29.Ellsworth, Dick1204Ascent List1189Peak List  4Trip Reports  1,400  427List of Lists2014-11-02
30.Schwartz, Michael1263Ascent List1178Peak List  103Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-09-27
31.Bjørstad, Petter1185Ascent List1122Peak List  147Trip Reports  2,952,096  899,799List of Lists2014-11-22
32.Bartell, Ron1230Ascent List1084Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-02
33.Wymore, Jobe2102Ascent List1080Peak List  8Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-20
34.Laverdure, Jean André 1701Ascent List1066Peak List  488Trip Reports  405,543  123,610List of Lists2014-11-23
35.Garry, Paul1222Ascent List1056Peak List  7Trip Reports  24,404  7,438List of Lists2014-11-10
36.Dodge, Daryn1222Ascent List1054Peak List  107Trip Reports  289,654  88,287List of Lists2014-11-23
37.Helman, Adam1096Ascent List1050Peak List  176Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-23
38.Johnson, Frederick1372Ascent List1039Peak List  402Trip Reports  375,380  114,416List of Lists2014-11-25
39.Worth, Tim1073Ascent List1036Peak List  25Trip Reports  List of Lists2014
40.Lobdell, Fred996Ascent List995Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-13
41.Pig, ManBear1101Ascent List960Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-07
42.McCormick, Mark1071Ascent List938Peak List  29Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-23
43.Gerlach, Greg1331Ascent List937Peak List  77Trip Reports  141,719  43,196List of Lists2014-11-23
44.John, Thompson1026Ascent List926Peak List    60  18List of Lists2014-11-22
45.Kloster, Vince923Ascent List923Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-20
46.Newton, Lee927Ascent List919Peak List  245Trip Reports  398,882  121,579List of Lists2014-11-17
47.Henney, Victor918Ascent List915Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-09
48.Barr, Peter1234Ascent List911Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-17
49.Newman, Laura998Ascent List903Peak List  14Trip Reports  890  271List of Lists2014-11-23
50.Christensen, Keith963Ascent List877Peak List  4Trip Reports  16  5List of Lists2014-11-09
51.Ziak, Rodney1234Ascent List877Peak List  100Trip Reports  1,015,290  309,460List of Lists2014-11-14
52.Covill, Dave1212Ascent List876Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-08
53.Beavon, Fred971Ascent List865Peak List  91Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-09-12
54.Boos, Andy1271Ascent List853Peak List  2Trip Reports  822,405  250,669List of Lists2014-11-16
55.Fieberling, Karl850Ascent List846Peak List    3,800  1,158List of Lists2014-11-10
56.Oeser, Ken843Ascent List843Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-04
57.Molen, Dean902Ascent List836Peak List  295Trip Reports  180,929  55,147List of Lists2014-10-15
58.Peters, William856Ascent List811Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-11
59.Strauch, John814Ascent List811Peak List  16Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-24
60.Stone, Peter933Ascent List809Peak List  374Trip Reports  214,306  65,320List of Lists2014-11-24
61.Waxman, Asher1738Ascent List786Peak List  1053Trip Reports  26,757  8,156List of Lists2014-11-19
62.Dunham, Dave1243Ascent List782Peak List  1243Trip Reports  1,048,482  319,577List of Lists2014-11-22
63.Slayden, Greg1248Ascent List781Peak List  250Trip Reports  2,003,434  610,647List of Lists2014-11-23
64.Rodenak, Mike924Ascent List770Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-16
65.Kerr, Bob899Ascent List768Peak List  20Trip Reports  List of Lists2012-12-30
66.Dean, Denis789Ascent List765Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-23
67.Butler, Winnette1811Ascent List759Peak List  327Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-25
68.Winger, Charlie772Ascent List759Peak List  14Trip Reports  22,640  6,901List of Lists2014-11-11
69.Oestreicher, Richard1071Ascent List754Peak List  901Trip Reports  710,896  216,681List of Lists2014-11-25
70.Bolton, Bob847Ascent List752Peak List  125Trip Reports  359,592  109,604List of Lists2014-10-13
71.Willis, Craig801Ascent List752Peak List  74Trip Reports  1,261,846  384,611List of Lists2014-11-16
72.Michelson, Paul819Ascent List748Peak List  58Trip Reports  1,574,947  480,044List of Lists2014-11-16
73.Gosnell, Michael977Ascent List737Peak List  14Trip Reports  231,829  70,661List of Lists2014-11-12
74.Dunn, Mick1441Ascent List736Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-09
75.Tibbetts, Andrew734Ascent List731Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-29
76.Sandorff, Al751Ascent List728Peak List  105Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-23
77.Barlow, Craig738Ascent List725Peak List  8Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-25
78.Dixon, Steve814Ascent List721Peak List  1Trip Reports  6,562  2,000List of Lists2014-11-17
79.Hagan, Tim1288Ascent List718Peak List  25Trip Reports  69,508  21,186List of Lists2014-11-19
80.Surgent, Scott758Ascent List713Peak List  165Trip Reports  172,584  52,604List of Lists2014-11-23
81.Barlow, James837Ascent List709Peak List  547Trip Reports  1,277,937  389,515List of Lists2014-11-24
82.Zerphey, Charles706Ascent List696Peak List    List of Lists2014-10-22
83.Morrow, John955Ascent List673Peak List  344Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-15
84.Down, Nick696Ascent List670Peak List  67Trip Reports  3  1List of Lists2014-11-23
85.Melton, Doug673Ascent List666Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-21
86.Mitchler, John674Ascent List661Peak List    List of Lists2013-05-26
87.Everett, Roxanne655Ascent List655Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-09
88.Halstead, Rob655Ascent List653Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-10
89.Sheriff, Steve655Ascent List652Peak List  52Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-10-11
90.Pramuk, Gabriel710Ascent List651Peak List  20Trip Reports  517,749  157,810List of Lists2014-08-25
91.Gabany, Randy703Ascent List649Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-19
92.Carlson, Josh695Ascent List646Peak List  22Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-10-31
93.Ranschau, Cuno1128Ascent List643Peak List    List of Lists1987-05-24
94.Noel, Eric778Ascent List635Peak List  348Trip Reports  940,973  286,809List of Lists2014-11-16
95.Wheeler, Terry709Ascent List629Peak List  36Trip Reports  398,031  121,320List of Lists2014-10-05
96.rice, scott697Ascent List628Peak List  46Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-11-15
97.Richter, Dan716Ascent List628Peak List  18Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-06-28
98.Raether, Don717Ascent List625Peak List  453Trip Reports  1,035,286  315,555List of Lists2014-11-14
99.Oeser, Alexandra622Ascent List622Peak List    List of Lists2012-10-17
100.Olson, David625Ascent List622Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-21

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