Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Top Ascents in All Categories

Charlie Winger's Ascents by Year/Month

Links for other Snapshot Grids:Use Metric Color Ranges
  Highest Point Reached    Highest Peak Climbed    Most Prominent Peak Climbed    Most Isolated Peak Climbed    Most Vertical Gain Hiked    Highest Climber-Defined Quality  


1975      Δ Elbert  Δ Longs  
1976       Δ LincolnΔ MassiveΔ GraysΔ Quandary 
1977       Δ AnteroΔ Shavano   
1978      Δ MissouriΔ BlancaΔ Blanca Peak-Northeast Slope
Δ Huron
1979      Δ Uncompahgre Δ Handies   
1980     Δ CrestoneΔ ShastaΔ EvansΔ WilsonΔ Belford
Δ Yale
1981 Δ Princeton  Δ CulebraΔ Harvard
Δ Sneffels
Δ Rainier Δ Pikes   
1984    Δ Denali   Δ Sill
Δ Langley
1985 Δ Aconcagua     Δ North Palisade
Δ Grand Teton
Δ White Mountain   
1986Δ Kilimanjaro   Δ Telescope  Δ KaweahΔ Middle PalisadeΔ Whitney Δ Orizaba
1989Δ Popocat√©petl    Δ Williamson  Δ Humphreys   
1990 Δ Picacho del Diablo   Δ Haleakala Δ LeConte    
1991       Δ Barnard
Δ Keith
1992     Δ Half Dome Δ Cloudripper
Δ Kebnekaise
1994  Δ Baboquivari
Δ Ajo
    Δ Winchell
Δ Bear Creek Spire
1995      Δ MorganΔ Wheel
Δ Starr King
1996      Δ GannettΔ Red Kaweah
Δ Lippincott
1997 Δ Mauna Kea   Δ HoodΔ North EolusΔ Midway
Δ Granite
Δ Montgomery
Δ Wheeler
Δ Humphreys
1998       Δ Irvine
Δ Capulin
Δ KingsΔ Mitchell Δ Panorama Point
1999    Δ James
Δ Eagle
Δ Black
Δ Washington
 Δ ElbrusΔ Devils Playground
Δ Davis
 Δ Gokyo Ri
Δ Timms Hill
2000  Δ Kiowa CoHPΔ NavajoΔ Washington CoHPΔ Haeckel
Δ Bushnell
Δ Crestone Peak-E Pk
Δ Summit
Δ BuffaloΔ Ericsson
Δ Brewer
Δ Hagues
Δ Flat Top
Δ New York Mountains HP 
2001Δ Granite
Δ Signal
 Δ Tipton Δ HayfordΔ Dubois
Δ Patterson
 Δ Lyell
Δ Charleston
 Δ PealeΔ Grapevine
Δ Edgar
Δ Broomfield CoHP
2002  Δ Nopah Range HP
Δ Turtle Mountains HP
 Δ Keynot  Δ Mills
Δ Ritter
Δ Pinchot Δ Mummy
Δ Kingston
2003Δ TinΔ Granite Δ Maturango Δ GreenhornΔ West Spanish  Δ New York Butte
Δ Manly
Δ Pleasant Point
2004  Δ Lost Mine Δ WaucobaΔ DeseretΔ Delano
Δ Olympus
 Δ Eccentric Benchmark   
2005Δ Punta    Δ WaasΔ Gilbert
Δ Cloud
Δ Medicine BowΔ Goddard
Δ American Fork Twin Peaks
Δ Willard
Δ Great Sand Dunes Wilderness HP
Δ Signal
Δ Santa Fe BaldyΔ Wheeler
Δ Graham
2006  Δ Baldy
Δ Lemmon
Δ Blanca Δ Little Costilla
Δ South Sister
Δ Adams
Δ Wyoming
Δ Ibapah
Δ Pilot
Δ Lassen
Δ NeboΔ North Schell
Δ Granite
Δ Manzano 
2007    Δ San Gorgonio
Δ San Jacinto
Δ GreenΔ BakerΔ Castle
Δ Diamond
Δ Flat Top
Δ Ingalls
Δ Mauna LoaΔ Whitewater Baldy
Δ Sandia Crest
Δ Pinos
2008 Δ Schwaub
Δ Funeral
Δ IbexΔ Bennett
Δ Wildrose
Δ Beautiful
Δ Pinto
Δ Ruby Dome-E Pk
Δ Snow
Δ McDonald
Δ Snowshoe
Δ Crazy
Δ Cleveland
 Δ AtascosaΔ Lost Burro Benchmark
Δ Desert Hound
Δ Organ Needle
2009  Δ Lead Benchmark
Δ Sugarloaf
Δ Gold Bar
Δ Sharp Benchmark
Δ Griffith
Δ Picacho
Δ Hunter
 Δ Glacier
Δ Goode
  Δ Towne Benchmark
Δ Boundary Benchmark
Δ Coyote Benchmark
Δ Vine Benchmark
Δ Saline
2010  Δ Between Benchmark
Δ Epaulet
Δ Park Benchmark
Δ Myers Benchmark
Δ Zinc Benchmark
Δ Eureka
Δ Warm Benchmark
  Δ Wildhorse
Δ Bonanza
Δ Trapper
  Δ Quail Benchmark
Δ Owlshead Mountains HP
Δ Pedernal
Δ Big Hatchet
Δ Florida Peak North
2011       Δ Moriah
Δ Shuksan
 Δ Ellsworth  
2012Δ San Ysidro
Δ Camelback
 Δ ApacheΔ Cochise HeadΔ McFarland
Δ Wilson
Δ Currant
Δ Troy
 Δ Excelsior
Δ Fremont
 Δ Haystack
Δ Thomas
Δ Bigelow
Δ Mazatzal
Δ Mormon
Δ Woolsey
2013  Δ Pinyon
Δ Picketpost
Δ Salt River
Δ McKenzie Butte
Δ Hot Springs
 Δ South Schell
Δ Table
Δ Morey
Δ Crater
Δ Matterhorn
Δ Eagle
Δ EagleΔ Jeff Davis
Δ Indian
Δ SwaseyΔ Sheep
Δ Muddy Benchmark
Δ Wasson
2014  Δ Heliograph
Δ Trumbull
Δ McMillan
Δ Harris
Δ Bonanza
  Δ Twin Peaks
Δ Baker
Δ Reconnoiter
Δ Desor
Δ Sunshine
Δ Grafton
Δ Twin PeaksΔ SisterΔ Pusch
2015 Δ CorcoranΔ Chalk Δ Roberts Creek
Δ Fool Creek
Δ Jefferson-North Summit
Δ Spruce
Δ Engineer
Δ Peale
Δ Sill
Δ Piper
Δ Fredonyer
Δ Gilbert
Δ Ibapah
Δ Gass
Δ Daylight
Δ Peak 5239Δ Brown
2016Δ Lincoln
Δ Point Loma
Δ NewmanΔ Pinal Δ Escudilla
Δ Guthrie
Δ Jura Knob
Δ Kendrick
Δ Hutch
Δ Three Needles
Δ Twin Sisters
Δ Cougar
Δ Western
Δ GreensΔ Twin Sisters Peak-W Pk
Δ Sitgreaves
Δ Kellogg
Δ Ord
Δ Baker Butte
Δ Barnum Rock
Δ Cherum
2017 Δ Montezuma Head
Δ Tillotson
  Δ Cape Final
Δ Grandview Benchmark
  Δ HawnΔ OhioΔ Cross
Δ San Bernardo
Δ Black Face
Δ Peak 11014
Δ Goodman Point
Δ Browns Canyon National Monument HP
Δ Table Top
2018Δ Diaz Spire
Δ Diablo Mountains HP
 Δ Inspiration         


Legend for Color Coding

20,000 feet or more
14,000 to 19,999 feet
10,000 to 13,999 feet
5,000 to 9,999 feet
2,000 to 4,999 feet
Below 2,000 ft

About the Snapshot Year-Month Grid

General Considerations:

  • "-X" after a peak name means an unsuccessful ascent, for example "Rainier-X".
  • A parenthetical name is a non-summit goal hike, for example, "(Snow Lake Hike)" or "(Rainier)".
  • The Δ triangle symbol is a hyperlink to the detailed Ascent Page for that ascent. The peak name is a link to the Peak Page for that peak.
  • The color of the cell shows how high, prominent, isolated, or high-quality the peak/ascent is, and the color ranges are shown in the legend to the left.
  • If the color is based on altitude, prominence, or vertical gain, you can switch between meters-based ranges or feet-based ranges. These are set up to be generally equivalent.

This grid comes in seven "flavors", each one showing a different "top" peak for a month. The flavors or categories are:

  1. Highest Point Reached. Can be an unsucessful attempt or non-summit goal hike.
  2. Highest Peak Climbed. Sometimes not the same as highest point, if that point was an unsuccessful ascent or a non-summit goal hike.
  3. Most Prominent Peak climbed. Note that many peaks in the database do not yet have a prominence value.
  4. Most Isolated Peak climbed. Isolation values may not be 100% accurate, since most are cacluated to nearest higher peak in the database.
  5. Peak with most vertical gain hiked. Note that many climbers do not enter vertical gain information on their ascents. Also, if several summits are grouped in a "trip", then the total gain for all ascents in that trip is assigned to the trip high point.
  6. Peak with the highest "Quality" value--this is a subjective number from 1-10 given by the climber. Note that many climbers have not given any of their ascents quality numbers.
  7. Finally, "Top Ascents in All Categories", which shows, for each month, the unique peaks from all the 6 other categories. In many cases, one or two peaks will be the leader in the 6 categories, since often the highest peak climbed for a month is also the highest point reached, the most prominent peak, and the one with the most gain. But in some cases several peaks may appear for a month.

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