Snapshot Grid for Europe - Highest Point Reached

Richard Wren'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    


YearScandUK/IreFranceSpain/PortGermanySwitzAustriaItalyEast EUBalkans
0 Δ Culter Fell        
1982 Δ Ben Nevis        
1987 Δ Pap of Glencoe        
1992 Δ Carrock Fell        
1993 Δ Sail        
1995Δ HøgevardeΔ Great Calva        
1997 Δ Binnein Mor     Δ Becco di Filadonna  
1998 Δ Cadair Idris - Penygadair     Δ Palon  
1999 Δ Mullach Clach a'Bhlair        
2000 Δ Helvellyn        
2001 Δ Bleaklow Head      Δ Swinica 
2002 Δ Old Man of Coniston        
2003 Δ Ben Hope   Δ Grosser Mythen    
2004 Δ Pillar        
2005 Δ Ben Cruachan        
2006 Δ Sgurr a'Mhaim        
2007 Δ Caher        
2008 Δ Snowdon        
2009 Δ Scafell Pike        
2010 Δ Ben Macdui        
2011 Δ Goat Fell        
2013 Δ Beinn Ime     Δ La Paganella Δ Krn
2014 Δ An Teallach        
2015 Δ Aran Fawddwy     Δ Piz de Peres  
2016Δ GaldhøpiggenΔ Slieve Donard      Δ Szpiglasowy Wierch 
2017 Δ Bidean Nam Bian Δ do Arieiro    Δ Snežka 
2018 Δ Buachaille Etive Beag - Stob DubhΔ Aiguille Pourrie    Δ Punta la Marmora  
2019 Δ Sgurr nan CeathreamhnanΔ Grand BallonΔ Turó del CalvariΔ Zugspitze Δ Zugspitze   
2020 Δ Ben Nevis        
2021 Δ Inaccessible Pinnacle        
2022 Δ Ben MoreΔ L'Aiguillette des Posettes  Δ Tête de Balme Δ Pizzo Arera  
YearScandUK/IreFranceSpain/PortGermanySwitzAustriaItalyEast EUBalkans


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.

Copyright © 1987-2023 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service