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Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts

Showing Dylan Suhr's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (1 out of 25, or 4%)

RankPeakAscentsB Elev-M Location Prom-M Range (Level 3)AscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Washington791917USA-NH1874Northern U.S. Appalachians4156Unknown
2.Mount Whitney1074419USA-CA3072Sierra Nevada2677 
3.Mount Si581274USA-WA79Cascade Range2146 
4.Mount Rainier3784392USA-WA4037Cascade Range2066 
5.Mount Saint Helens1052540USA-WA1394Cascade Range1793 
6.Mount Adams863742USA-WA2474Cascade Range1579 
7.Mount Hood1603426USA-OR2349Cascade Range1474 
8.Mount Elbert434399USA-CO2765Southern Rocky Mountains1432 
9.Mount Baker1283286USA-WA2686Cascade Range1321 
10.Mount Shasta1654317USA-CA2975Cascade Range1143 
11.Longs Peak544345USA-CO896Southern Rocky Mountains708 
12.Silver Peak481708USA-WA648Cascade Range678 
13.Guye Peak371575USA-WA161Cascade Range608 
14.Glacier Peak523206USA-WA2285Cascade Range595 
15.McClellan Butte561573USA-WA440Cascade Range591 
16.Mount Stuart482870USA-WA1632Cascade Range574 
17.Sahale Peak362646USA-WA24Cascade Range548 
18.Mount Shuksan812783USA-WA1344Cascade Range529 
19.Pico de Orizaba405636Mexico-Pue/Ver4922Cordillera Neovolcanica304 
20.Mont Blanc424810France/Italy4697Western Alps278 
21.Granite Peak453901USA-MT1451Greater Yellowstone Rockies270 
22.Denali616190USA-AK6140Alaska Range220 
23.Aconcagua456962Argentina6962Central Argentina-Chile Andes188 
24.Mount Jefferson373199USA-OR1761Cascade Range168 
25.Volcán Cotopaxi365897Ecuador2404Ecuador Andes165 

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List Description

This list, like all the other "Usage" lists, will change over time as ascents are entered into the database. This list is automatically recalculated once a day, so a completion of all these peaks is a moving target that may be frustrating for a climber.

The "Ascents" column above show the total number of unsuccessful attempts on a peak logged in the database. Multiple failed attempts by one climber are all counted. However, note that many registered site users do not log their unsuccessful ascents, so this list is not very robust statistically. However, it does give a somewhat interesting picture of some worldwide summit that are perhaps among the most difficult to ascend.

A personal note--I have long maintained that there should be no shame or stigma in an unsuccessful attempt. They are excellent learning experiences and a sign of wise maturity in the mountains. Never climb with someone who has never turned back! And don't be afraid to log your trips where the summit was just not in the cards.


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