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The USA Second Lap List

Showing John Garner's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 50, or 16%)

RankStatePeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
Range (Level 3) Prom-Ft
(Avg)
Ascent Date
1.ColoradoPikes Peak14,110Southern Rocky Mountains5530Unknown
1.New MexicoSierra Blanca Peak11,973Southwest Basins and Ranges5553Unknown
1.ArizonaMount Graham10,720Southwest Basins and Ranges6340Unknown
1.TennesseeRoan High Knob6285Blue Ridge Mountains3505Unknown
1.North CarolinaHuckleberry Knob5580Blue Ridge Mountains3440Unknown
1.VermontKillington Peak4235Northern U.S. Appalachians3325Unknown
1.ArkansasRich Mountain2681Ozark Highlands1931Unknown
8.TexasEmory Peak7825Southwest Basins and Ranges44952001
 AlaskaMount Fairweather15,325Saint Elias Mountains12,996 
 CaliforniaMount Shasta14,162Cascade Range9772 
 WyomingCloud Peak13,167Greater Yellowstone Rockies7077 
 UtahMount Peale12,721Colorado Plateau6181 
 IdahoDiamond Peak12,197Idaho-Bitterroot Rocky Mountains5387 
 NevadaCharleston Peak11,916Great Basin Ranges8257 
 MontanaCrazy Peak11,209Central Montana Rocky Mountains5719 
 WashingtonMount Baker10,781Cascade Range8845 
 HawaiiHaleakala10,023Hawaii10,023 
 OregonSacajawea Peak9838Columbia Plateau6393 
 South DakotaOdakota Mountain7210Great Plains1350 
 New HampshireMount Lafayette5260Northern U.S. Appalachians3360 
 NebraskaHogback Mountain5062Great Plains592 
 West VirginiaReddish Knob4397Appalachian Ridges2017 
 MaineSugarloaf Mountain4250Northern U.S. Appalachians3178 
 VirginiaApple Orchard Mountain4225Blue Ridge Mountains2835 
 New YorkSlide Mountain4190Appalachian Plateaus3295 
 GeorgiaBig Bald Mountain4075Blue Ridge Mountains1775 
 KentuckyLittle Black Mountain-Chunklick Benchmark3430Appalachian Plateaus1620 
 South CarolinaHogback Mountain3208Blue Ridge Mountains1108 
 MassachusettsMount Everett2608Northern U.S. Appalachians1668 
 OklahomaSugar Loaf Mountain2560Ozark Highlands1890 
 North DakotaBoundary Butte2541Great Plains1033 
 PennsylvaniaShade Mountain-Snyder County High Point2190Appalachian Ridges1460 
 Pennsylvania or Tuscarora Mountain2458Appalachian Ridges1448 
 Pennsylvania or Wills Mountain2790Appalachian Ridges1440 
 MarylandQuirauk Mountain2150Blue Ridge Mountains1480 
 AlabamaMorton Hill2063Appalachian Ridges1217 
 MinnesotaHeight of Land Lookout2005Midwest-Great Lakes Area677 
 WisconsinBlue Mounds1719Midwest-Great Lakes Area936 
 MichiganBriar Hill1706Midwest-Great Lakes Area1043 
 Michigan or Grove Hill1708Midwest-Great Lakes Area404 
 IowaCarroll County High Point1570Midwest-Great Lakes Area335 
 Iowa or Pilot Knob1455Midwest-Great Lakes Area329 
 Iowa or Mount Earl990Midwest-Great Lakes Area320 
 KansasPottawatomie County High Point1565Great Plains270 
 OhioRichland County High Point1515Midwest-Great Lakes Area597 
 New JerseyHamburg Mountains High Point1495Northern U.S. Appalachians885 
 ConnecticutNorth Preston Hill1455Northern U.S. Appalachians890 
 Connecticut or Hanging Hills1035Northern U.S. Appalachians840 
 MissouriMudlick Mountain1313Ozark Highlands683 
 Missouri or Clark Mountain1450Ozark Highlands660 
 IllinoisWilliams Hill1064Midwest-Great Lakes Area629 
 IndianaWashington County High Point1055Midwest-Great Lakes Area430 
 MississippiWinston County High Point722Piedmont-Southeast Coast387 
 Mississippi or Choctaw County High Point723Piedmont-Southeast Coast388 
 Mississippi or McCool Lookout730Piedmont-Southeast Coast140 
 Rhode IslandBeacon Pole Hill555Northern U.S. Appalachians310 
 LouisianaBossier Parish High Point475Ozark Highlands240 
 DelawareIron Hill345Northern U.S. Appalachians210 
 FloridaSugarloaf Mountain312Piedmont-Southeast Coast249 

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List Description

The "Second Lap" list shows the most prominent peak in every state that is not a state high point. For a climber that has climbed all the state high points, it represents an excellent list of peaks that can be done on a second tour through the USA, highlighting many exceptional peaks that may have been missed.

Peakbagger.com does not host a "second highest" list for the US States, mainly because a consistent prominence threshold for all states needs to be found and any value chosen is arbitrary. The second highest peak in any state is often a matter of debate--for Alaska, is it the North Peak of Denali or Saint Elias? For Florida, which low hill gets the honor? This list is much more straightforward, ignoring the cases where there are multiple candiates for the prominent peak.

Note that for North Carolina, the second most prominent peak (Clingmans Dome) is the state high point for Tennessee, and the third most prominent peak (Roan) is the Second Lap peak for Tennessee. Therefore, to force this list to have 50 unique peaks, the 4th most prominent peak (Huckleberry) was chosen for North Carolina.

Links

     Andy Martin - Second Lap List Discussion (txt)
     Andy Martin - Second Lap List (PDF)

 


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