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United States State High Points (plus DC) - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Matt Varney's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 2 out of 51, or 3.92%)

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
Round 2
2.CaliforniaMount Whitney14,49810,0781 2014-08-21  
3.ColoradoMount Elbert14,4339073   
4.WashingtonMount Rainier14,41113,246   
5.WyomingGannett Peak13,8047076   
6.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796   
7.UtahKings Peak13,5286348   
8.New MexicoWheeler Peak13,1613409   
9.NevadaBoundary Peak13,140253   
10.MontanaGranite Peak12,7994759   
11.IdahoBorah Peak12,6625982   
12.ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,6336039   
13.OregonMount Hood11,23977062 2013-07-02  2015-05-25 
14.TexasGuadalupe Peak87493029   
15.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak72312911   
16.North CarolinaMount Mitchell66846089   
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome66434503   
18.New HampshireMount Washington62886148   
19.VirginiaMount Rogers57292449   
20.NebraskaPanorama Point542626   
21.New YorkMount Marcy53444914   
23.OklahomaBlack Mesa49730   
24.West VirginiaSpruce Knob48612781   
25.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald47842108   
26.VermontMount Mansfield43933633   
27.KentuckyBlack Mountain41391899   
28.KansasMount Sunflower403919   
29.South CarolinaSassafras Mountain3554754   
30.North DakotaWhite Butte3506546   
31.MassachusettsMount Greylock34872463   
32.MarylandBackbone Mountain336080   
33.PennsylvaniaMount Davis3213653   
34.ArkansasMagazine Mountain27532133   
35.AlabamaCheaha Mountain24051445   
36.ConnecticutMount Frissell-South Slope23800   
37.MinnesotaEagle Mountain23011321   
38.MichiganMount Arvon1979949   
39.WisconsinTimms Hill1951425   
40.New JerseyHigh Point1803883   
41.MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain1772512   
42.IowaHawkeye Point167040   
43.OhioCampbell Hill1549639   
44.IndianaHoosier Hill1257297   
45.IllinoisCharles Mound123595   
46.Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill812192   
47.MississippiWoodall Mountain806296   
48.LouisianaDriskill Mountain535225   
49.DelawareEbright Azimuth45040   
50.District of ColumbiaPoint Reno41575   
51.FloridaBritton Hill34565   

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Matt Varney, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

The fifty state high points of the United States are an increasingly popular peakbagging pursuit. There is a club (the Highpointers) and several guidebooks to completing this diverse list of peaks.

Of the fifty high points, five require real mountaineering skills: Denali in Alaska; Washington's Mount Rainier and Oregon's Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwest; and Montana's Granite Peak and Wyoming's Gannett Peak in the Rockies. Another five or so (Rhode island, Illinois, Kentucky, and others) are on private land and require landowner permission.

Most of the remaining state summits are easy hikes or drive-ups. Hiking the cool forests of the Appalachians, exploring the windy, lonely high plains, and backpacking above treeline in the western mountains are all part of the great fun of this scavenger hunt.

This list includes the high point of the District of Columbia, which in many matters is a state equivalent.


     Highpointers Club -- U.S. State High Points

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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