Snapshot Grid for Europe - Highest Point Reached

Nico Langerak's Ascents by Year/Place

Links for other Grid Types:Use Feet 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  
Links for other Regional Divisions:
  Western USA - States    Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe/World Hybrid    


1987      Δ Geißstein  
1988      Δ Großvenediger  
1989      Δ Fluchtkogel  
1990      Δ Großvenediger  
1991      Δ GroßvenedigerΔ Dreiherrnspitze 
1992     Δ CastorΔ WildspitzeΔ Castor 
1993     Δ Nadelhorn Δ Piz Palü 
1995      Δ Großvenediger  
1996     Δ DomΔ Rote FlühΔ Matterhorn 
1998   Δ Aiguille de Rochefort   Δ Aiguille de Rochefort 
1999     Δ NadelhornΔ Großvenediger  
2000   Δ Aiguille d'Argentière-X Δ Aiguille d'Argentière-X   
2001     Δ Bishorn   
2003      Δ Medelzkopf  
2004       Δ Vesuvius 
2005      Δ Schönbichler Horn  
2006     Δ Breithorn Δ Breithorn 
2007      Δ Petzeck  
2008      Δ Hochgasser  
2009 Δ Ling FellΔ Urk      
2010     Δ AllalinhornΔ Lasörling  
2011Δ Veslfjellet        
2012      Δ Hohe Salve  
2013  Δ Vaalserberg   Δ GroßvenedigerΔ Similaun 
2014  Δ Amerongsche Berg      
2015    Δ Hohe Acht Δ Stubacher Sonnblick  
2016    Δ Kahler Asten Δ Einstein  
2017  Δ Signal de Botrange Δ Langenberg Δ Wannig  
2018  Δ Baraque de Fraiture Δ Zugspitze Δ Hocharn Δ Triglav
2019  Δ Reesberg Δ WankΔ HasenmattΔ Rotwand  
2020  Δ Vaalserberg   Δ GroßvenedigerΔ Wilder Freiger 


Legend for Color Coding

6,000 meters or more
4,000 to 5,999 meters
3,000 to 3,999 meters
1,500 to 2,999 meters
600 to 1,499 meters
Below 600 meters

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:

  • Microstates and small islands are included in the nearest or most logical larger grouping.

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