Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Highest Point Reached

Marc Sedillot's Ascents by Year/Month

Links for other Snapshot Grids:Use Metric Color Ranges
  Highest Peak Climbed    Most Prominent Peak Climbed    Most Isolated Peak Climbed    Most Vertical Gain Hiked    Highest Climber-Defined Quality    Top Ascents in all Categories  


2004        Δ Sommet Albert Sud   
2007       Δ L'Acropole des Draveurs Δ Richardson  
2008Δ Hogs Back      Δ Sommet Albert Sud Δ Orford  
2009  Δ Hogs Back    Δ OrfordΔ Jacques-Cartier   
2011Δ Hogs Back  Δ Hogs Back Δ Orford   Δ Joseph-FortinΔ WhitefaceΔ Mansfield-X
2012Δ LafayetteΔ Sommet Albert Sud   Δ MansfieldΔ Camels Hump Δ MarcyΔ AlgonquinΔ ColdenΔ Cascade
2013Δ Upper WolfjawΔ Logan Δ GiantΔ Marshall Δ NippletopΔ HaystackΔ DixΔ SantanoniΔ SawteethΔ Seward
2014Δ SkylightΔ Table TopΔ Table TopΔ IroquoisΔ Saint-HilaireΔ Moosilauke Δ Sommet Albert Sud  Δ Old SpeckΔ Killington
2015  Δ Logan Δ Colden Δ BigelowΔ LibertyΔ MarcyΔ WashingtonΔ Algonquin 
2016Δ CascadeΔ WhitefaceΔ Dubuc  Δ EllsΔ Hancock Δ Carter DomeΔ GarfieldΔ South TwinΔ Osceola
2017Δ South KinsmanΔ PassaconawayΔ l'AubeΔ Big SlideΔ Middle Tripyramid Δ Jacques-CartierΔ Jebel ToubkalΔ ColdenΔ Owls Head  
2018Δ CarrigainΔ BlueberryΔ Grace  Δ KatahdinΔ SlideΔ SugarloafΔ Madison Δ AdamsΔ Pierce
2019Δ Dial Δ ConeyΔ North TripyramidΔ Big CrowΔ LyonΔ HoughΔ GosfordΔ SantanoniΔ StreetΔ JoΔ Saint-Joseph
2020Δ ConeyΔ Le Pinacle    Δ CouronnéΔ Point de vue de l'île Saint-LouisΔ RichardsonΔ Ernest-MénardΔ MéganticΔ du Lac des Cygnes
2021Δ du Lac Lemieux    Δ du Lac des CygnesΔ BrassardΔ EllsΔ Le Round TopΔ Le Round Top Δ Le Round Top
2022Δ Kaaikop Δ MéganticΔ SlideΔ Old SpeckΔ DoubletopΔ CatamountΔ PitchoffΔ Jacques-Cartier   
2023Δ Jay MountainsΔ Van HoevenbergΔ Cobble Hill         


Legend for Color Coding

20,000 feet or more
14,000 to 19,999 feet
10,000 to 13,999 feet
5,000 to 9,999 feet
2,000 to 4,999 feet
Below 2,000 ft

About the Snapshot Year-Month Grid

General Considerations:

  • "-X" after a peak name means an unsuccessful ascent, for example "Rainier-X".
  • A parenthetical name is a non-summit goal hike, for example, "(Snow Lake Hike)" or "(Rainier)".
  • The Δ triangle symbol is a hyperlink to the detailed Ascent Page for that ascent. The peak name is a link to the Peak Page for that peak.
  • The color of the cell shows how high, prominent, isolated, or high-quality the peak/ascent is, and the color ranges are shown in the legend to the left.
  • If the color is based on altitude, prominence, or vertical gain, you can switch between meters-based ranges or feet-based ranges. These are set up to be generally equivalent.

This grid comes in seven "flavors", each one showing a different "top" peak for a month. The flavors or categories are:

  1. Highest Point Reached. Can be an unsucessful attempt or non-summit goal hike.
  2. Highest Peak Climbed. Sometimes not the same as highest point, if that point was an unsuccessful ascent or a non-summit goal hike.
  3. Most Prominent Peak climbed. Note that many peaks in the database do not yet have a prominence value.
  4. Most Isolated Peak climbed. Isolation values may not be 100% accurate, since most are cacluated to nearest higher peak in the database.
  5. Peak with most vertical gain hiked. Note that many climbers do not enter vertical gain information on their ascents. Also, if several summits are grouped in a "trip", then the total gain for all ascents in that trip is assigned to the trip high point.
  6. Peak with the highest "Quality" value--this is a subjective number from 1-10 given by the climber. Note that many climbers have not given any of their ascents quality numbers.
  7. Finally, "Top Ascents in All Categories", which shows, for each month, the unique peaks from all the 6 other categories. In many cases, one or two peaks will be the leader in the 6 categories, since often the highest peak climbed for a month is also the highest point reached, the most prominent peak, and the one with the most gain. But in some cases several peaks may appear for a month.

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