Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Highest Point Reached

James Warren'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  


1989           Δ Snowdon-X
1990           Δ Snowdon
1991     Δ Hound Tor      
1992      Δ de Grange     
1995  Δ Blencathra         
1996          Δ Arthur's Seat 
1997      Δ Lindisfarne HP     
2002  Δ Woolwell Road  Δ Omu     Δ High Holborn
2003 Δ Leith Hill       Δ Betsom's Hill  
2004           Δ Richmond Park
2005Δ Putney Heath    Δ Ipsárion      
2006      Δ BlackΔ Les Cornettes de Bise    
2007    Δ San Primo       
2008     Δ Whitehorse Hill      
2009Δ High WillhaysΔ Scafell Pike Δ Ben NevisΔ Walbury HillΔ Rysy - NorthwestΔ Fan BrycheiniogΔ ZugspitzeΔ GaldhøpiggenΔ Lewesdon HillΔ Brown Clee HillΔ Signal de Botrange
2010Δ Black HillΔ High StonesΔ Mulhacén-XΔ Cadair Berwyn - North TopΔ Crib y DdysglΔ MusalaΔ OlympusΔ Serra da EstrelaΔ Cadair BerwynΔ CarrauntoohilΔ Aran Fawddwy 
2011Δ Carnedd LlewelynΔ Beinn a'Bheithir - Sgorr Dhearg Δ St Boniface DownΔ Garth HillΔ Scafell PikeΔ Óros PárnithaΔ Óros ParnassosΔ Smólikas ÓrosΔ IdaΔ Óros Chelmós 
2012 Δ Óros KilliniΔ AtávirosΔ Oros GionaΔ Óros Orvilos   Δ Great Coum   
2013Δ Plynlimon Δ Fairfield Δ Helvellyn Δ Goverla Δ Gisborough MoorΔ Coma Pedrosa  
2014  Δ Tryfan    Δ Korab Δ Palatine HillΔ Glyder Fawr 
2015     Δ Suur MunamagiΔ Kebnekaise - Sydtoppen     
2016Δ Ingleborough   Δ Crib GochΔ TalaiassaΔ Park LaneΔ Grauspitz  Δ Slieve Donard 
2017Δ Vatican Hill Δ Long Mynd-Pole Bank  Δ Moldoveanu Δ MulhacénΔ Highwood HillΔ Montmartre  
2018  Δ Cosden Beacon     Δ Grand BallonΔ MaglicΔ Surrey HillΔ East Burnham Park
2019Δ Bullock Hill Δ Holly HillΔ Ashley Hill Δ Liddington Hill    Δ Olympus 
2021      Δ Stock 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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