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Interstate Highway Bounded Regions of the USA - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Brian Browning's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 11 out of 85, or 12.94%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
(11)
Round 2
(4)
Round 3
(3)
Round 4
(1)
Round 5
(1)
Round 6
(1)
Round 7
(1)
Round 8
(1)
Round 9
(1)
1.Mount Whitney14,49810,0782 2007-08-14  2012-08-06        
2.Mount Elbert14,4339073          
3.Mount Rainier14,41113,246          
4.Longs Peak14,2552940          
5.Mount Shasta14,1629762          
6.Gannett Peak13,8047076          
7.Sierra Blanca Peak11,9735533          
8.San Gorgonio Mountain11,49982943 2006-09-10  2007-11-09  2012-07-27       
9.Crazy Peak11,2095709          
10.San Jacinto Peak10,83983199 2006-05-29  2006-08-19  2007-07-05  2008-05-18  2009-10-03  2012-06-30  2013-09-16  2014-06-13  2015-08-01 
11.Mount Baker10,7818812          
12.Sandia Crest10,6784098          
13.Mount San Antonio10,06462243 2007-06-30  2014-05-24  2015-04-18       
14.Thurston Peak97062690          
15.Mount Eddy90255105          
16.Mount Pinos88314800          
17.Baldy Peak83783918          
18.Mount Olympus79697838          
19.Black Elk Peak723129111 2007-12-20         
20.Mount Mitchell668460891 2007-03-10         
21.Warren Peaks66501800          
22.Clingmans Dome664345031 2019-10-20         
23.Weld County High Point638080          
24.Mount Washington62886148          
25.Santiago Peak568743871 2009-12-05         
26.Spruce Knob486127811 2005-04-09         
27.Balsam Beartown Mountain47102130          
28.Bald Knob43612041          
29.Apple Orchard Mountain42252825          
30.Slide Mountain41803280          
31.Davis Benchmark417636          
32.Hawksbill40502148          
33.Cross Mountain35342094          
34.Blue Knob3120780          
35.Hinch Mountain30481588          
36.Magazine Mountain27532133          
37.North Mountain25851385          
38.Buffalo Lookout2561361          
39.Mount Constitution24072407          
40.Cheaha Mountain24051445          
41.Eagle Mountain23011321          
42.Pimple Hill2212372          
43.Punished Womans Mound2080160          
44.Mount Arvon1979949          
45.Okabena Hill173070          
46.Blue Mounds1719934          
47.Briar Hill17061041          
48.The Pinnacle1690750          
49.Butler County High Point1680240          
50.Campbell Hill15496391 2013-07-19         
51.Cadillac Mountain15281528          
52.Sewel Fire Tower1503253          
53.San Pedro Hill14601358          
53.Cass County High Point146040          
55.Monroe County North High Point1440280          
56.Sand Mountain1420394          
57.Dowdell Knob1395495          
58.Cuyahoga County High Point128030          
58.Hillsdale County High Point1280360          
58.Lake View Hill128020          
61.Hoosier Hill12572971 2013-07-19         
62.Lapham Hill1232292          
63.High Rock Mountain1188498          
63.Jeptha Knob Benchmark1188398          
65.Barr Benchmark11750          
66.Flanigan Hill1160200          
67.Shades Mountain1100280          
68.Youngs Mountain1090310          
69.Chaparral Hill1075135          
70.Williams Hill1064624          
71.Weed Patch Hill1058258          
72.Hendricks County High Point1030100          
73.Webb County High Point940355          
74.Ellis County High Point898253          
75.Schilling School Hill800105          
76.Myrtle Hill Slope7800          
77.Junction 66066020          
78.Great Blue Hill640482          
79.Junction 42042040          
80.Benchmark 3633633          
81.Oak Hill331191          
82.Sugarloaf Mountain310245          
83.Radford Hill246           
84.Sampson County High Point23010          
85.Interstate Hill1600          

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Brian Browning, 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

There are 22 interstate highways in the USA with a length of over 600 miles—in order, this is a list of the numbers of these routes:

5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 29, 35, 40, 44, 55, 64, 65, 70, 75, 77, 80, 81, 84, 85, 90, 94, 95

The longest is I-90 at 3020 miles, and the shortest is I-77 at 610 miles. This network of long highways divides the area of the 48 contiguous states into 85 chunks of land, and this list shows the highest peak for each of these sections.

Note that for the purposes of this analysis, interstate highways that approach coastal areas are assumed to continue to the ocean for the purposes of dividing the regions. Also note that some of these areas, particularly near Chicago and Los Angeles, can be very small.

This list includes many high, popular and well-known peaks, including 15 state high points and an additional 53 county high points. Most of the remaining 16 peaks are quite obscure. Overall, it’s an interesting grab-bag of objectives.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ron Tagliapietra, who created this list as a labor of love, and Andy Martin, who helped with the research.

 


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