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Rebecca Peterson has self-identified as interested in climbing to the high points of counties in the United States.

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I hike to defy rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and other autoimmune diseases and disabling conditions that I deal with on a daily basis. I have been hiking 1 peak per week over 3 years - and I plan to keep going as long as I can. This journey to hike 1 peak per week started in a somewhat unintentional way . . . one day about 3 years ago I was feeling out of shape and a discouraged that I could not do the things that I used to enjoy so much like running and playing basketball. One day I thought, "I'm going to go hike a peak today." So I did. I picked Grandeur Peak since from what I read about the hike, it wasn't too difficult, but it still would be a challenge. I barely made it to the top. When I got to the top, it was such a victory for me that I thought, "I wonder if I could hike another peak next week?" After two weeks in a row, I thought, "what if I could hike a peak five weeks in a row?" That led to 10 weeks, which led to 20 weeks. 20 weeks was only 6 weeks away from half of a year, so 26 weeks became the next goal. Then I thought, "wouldn't it be crazy if I did this for a whole year?" 52 weeks came and went of 1 peak per week, which then turned into 104 weeks, then 156 weeks in June of 2019, and 208 weeks in June of 2020. Some weeks' peaks are very minor - but often - it is those minor peaks that are the most meaningful to me because those tend to be the days when I am struggling - but I am determined to keep on keepin' on (as my grandmother would say). To me, hiking peaks represents a statement about life. Sometimes there are challenges that look almost insurmountable. However, by taking those small, sometimes hesitant, but continued steps forward, I can get there. Experience, opportunity, beauty, hardship, lessons learned, awe, humility, and gratitude frame my journey. Sometimes I dedicate a peak hike for an individual who is facing their own difficult climb in life, and I bring a rock back down from the top for them as a symbolic representation of the power of determination, choice, and hope. I hike because I love it! I plan to keep on going as long as I can. #1peakperweek #titaniumjointsrock #RAandOAwillnotdecideforme #themountainsarecalling

 

Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Done
Utah County High Points1551.7
Utah County Prominence Peaks1344.8
Utah-Salt Lake County 10,000-foot Peaks1341.9
Utah Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation830.8
Utah Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence1923.5
Utah Wilderness High Points48.2
100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 4877
Non-Uinta Utah 12,000-foot Peaks16.7
5000 foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States36.5
Rocky Mountain Range4 High Points25.7
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Kings Peak13528USA-UT2020-08-28
Delano Peak12169USA-UT2020-07-18
Delano Peak-East Peak12040USA-UT2020-07-18
Bald Mountain11943USA-UT2020-06-27
Mount Nebo11928USA-UT2020-07-04
Mount Ellen11522USA-UT2020-10-09
Mount Watson11521USA-UT2017-08-12
American Fork Twin Peaks11489USA-UT2019-10-12
American Fork Twin Peaks-East Peak11433USA-UT2019-10-12
Mount Marsell11340USA-UT2019-08-03
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Kings Peak6348USA-UT2020-08-28
Mount Ellen5842USA-UT2020-10-09
Mount Nebo5488USA-UT2020-07-04
Delano Peak4689USA-UT2020-07-18
Brian Head3747USA-UT2020-07-10
American Fork Twin Peaks3649USA-UT2019-10-12
Provo Peak3428USA-UT2019-09-07
Notch Peak3414USA-UT2020-05-16
South Tent Mountain3365USA-UT2020-09-12
Willard Peak3243USA-UT2018-09-15
Overall Statistics and Ranks  (Updated every 24 hours)
P-Index: 106  (Rank #1319/17997)Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 18  (Rank #1896/17648)Link to Peak List sorted by isolation
E-Index: 115  (Rank #1240/17433)Link to Peak List sorted by elevation
Ascents: 235  (Rank #1309/18185)Count of all logged ascents
Peaks/Points: 157  (Rank #1622/18110)Count of distinct peaks/points climbed
Peaks on Lists: 38  (Rank #4140/17144)Count of distinct peaks that are on lists
P100m Peaks: 114  (Rank #1262/17434)Count of peaks with 100m of promienence
      (See Prominence Summary Page for more prominence breakdowns)
Vertical Gain: 256,807 ft  (Rank #365/4840)Sum of all vertical gain hiked
Distance: 822 mi  (Rank #293/18185)Sum of all distance hiked
Trip Reports: 155  (Rank #342/7773)Count of posted trip reports
Days with Ascents: 88  (Rank #995/16749)Days with a new 100m prominence peak

     
    



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