Snapshot Grid for Western USA - Highest Point Reached

Scott Peavy's Ascents by Year/Place

Links for other Grid Types:Use Meters 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  
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  Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe - Countries    Europe/World Hybrid    


1983     Δ Humphreys  
1987     Δ Piestewa  
2003 Δ Whitney   Δ Camelback  
2004     Δ Humphreys  
2005     Δ Wrightson  
2006     Δ Graham  
2007 Δ Shasta   Δ Baldy  
2008 Δ San Gorgonio   Δ Escudilla  
2009 Δ San Jacinto Δ Brian HeadΔ Park Point LookoutΔ Doyle  
2010 Δ Baldy - West RidgeΔ EastΔ Abajo Δ Peak 9947Δ Beautiful 
2011 Δ SugarloafΔ Jefferson  Δ Pole Knoll  
2012 Δ San AntonioΔ Charleston  Δ Peak 10932  
2013 Δ Baden-PowellΔ Wheeler Δ ElbertΔ Fremont  
2014 Δ Grand View PointΔ BoundaryΔ Navajo Δ Chiricahua Δ North Franklin
2015 Δ ButlerΔ Desatoya  Δ Snowshed  
2016 Δ GlassΔ Middle Sister - Northeast Ridge  Δ ThomasΔ Whitewater Baldy 
2017   Δ EllenΔ PikesΔ AubineauΔ BlancaΔ Guadalupe
2018 Δ BurntΔ Gass  Δ HumphreysΔ South BaldyΔ Panorama Point
2019Δ ScottΔ LassenΔ LewisΔ Delano Δ Humphreys  
2020 Δ White Mountain Δ Peale Δ ManessΔ EagleΔ Emory
2021 Δ PattersonΔ PotosiΔ Timpanogos Δ Kendrick Δ Black Elk
2022 Δ Whipple Mountains HPΔ Griffith  Δ HumphreysΔ Madre 
2023  Δ Grapevine  Δ Peak 8511  


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.

Notes on Regions:

  • The "ND->TX" column includes 6 states: ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, and TX.

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