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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Scott Surgent

No one can call themselves an experienced mountaineer unless they have turned back unsuccessfully from some of their summit attempts. Climbing is a game of knowing when to press on and when to bail, and these choices can mean the difference between great success and needless death. It is a misnomer, of course, to call any trip into the mountains “unsuccessful” —these attempts are often richer experiences with far more opportunities for learning and growth.

The following table shows all of Scott Surgent's unsuccessful attempts. If the peak was climbed later, then the successful ascent date is noted, and how much time elapsed since the attempt. The “Attempt” column will be 2, 3, or other higher numbers for peaks that have been unsuccessfully attempted more than once. Unsuccessful attempts of peaks that have already been climbed are also shown.

Ascent DateTrip ReportPeak or PointElev-ftReached-ftAttemptLocationProm-ftSuccess DateTime Elapsed
1993-07TRHumphreys Peak1263311800 USA-AZ60391994-07-111 Year, 10 Days Later
1996-08TRBorah Peak1266211600 USA-ID59822003-08-097 Years, 8 Days Later
2006-07-18TRMount Waas1233110800 USA-UT1793 
2007-01-14TRSierra Estrella High Point45123800 USA-AZ32122009-11-212 Years, 311 Days Later
2007-05-15TRToro Peak87168700 USA-CA39962008-05-281 Year, 13 Days Later
2007-12-16TRMae West Peaks67268400 USA-AZ20262010-11-062 Years, 325 Days Later
2008-01-20TRCoyote Mountain65296100 USA-AZ23292012-02-114 Years, 22 Days Later
2008-03-23TRMae West Peaks672657002USA-AZ20262010-11-062 Years, 228 Days Later
2008-12-13TRDos Cabezas Peaks83598100 USA-AZ32492013-04-204 Years, 128 Days Later
2015-04-27TRTumamoc Hill31082700 USA-AZ6282015-11-22 b209 Days Later
2015-06-18 bTRMower County High Point14401435 USA-MN110 

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