Snapshot Grid for Western USA - Most Isolated Peak

Georgia Briscoe's Ascents by Year/Place

Links for other Grid Types:
  Highest Point Reached    Highest Peak Climbed    Most Prominent Peak Climbed    Most Vertical Gain Hiked    Highest Climber-Defined Quality    Top Ascents in all Categories  
Links for other Regional Divisions:
  Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe - Countries    Europe/World Hybrid    


0  Δ Lassen   Δ Medicine Bow Δ Mosquito   
1963Δ Spokane           
1978 Δ MarysΔ San Jacinto         
1982         Δ Sunset Crater  
1985  Δ Whitney         
1988  Δ Tahquitz     Δ Longs   
1990  Δ San Gorgonio         
1991  Δ Wilson         
1992        Δ Elbert   
1993        Δ Elbert   
1994        Δ Lincoln   
1995        Δ Sopris-W Pk   
1996        Δ Uncompahgre   
1997        Δ Pikes   
1998        Δ Bard   
1999  Δ Iron     Δ Parry   
2000        Δ Blanca   
2001        Δ Windom   
2002        Δ Stewart  Δ Guadalupe
2003          Δ WheelerΔ Black Elk
2004        Δ WhaleΔ Humphreys  
2005  Δ Palomar     Δ Wilson   
2006Δ Rainier       Δ West Spanish   
2007Δ AdamsΔ Hood     Δ KingsΔ Rio Grande Pyramid   
2008Δ Baker  Δ BoundaryΔ BorahΔ Granite  Δ Grays   
2009      Δ Gannett Δ Bison   
2010        Δ Peak 9040   
2011        Δ Organ   
2012        Δ Grays   
2013        Δ Flat Top   
2014        Δ Summit   
2015        Δ Dirt Benchmark   
2016 Δ PaulinaΔ ShastaΔ Wheeler   Δ DelanoΔ Hesperus Δ CapulinΔ Emory
2017  Δ White Mountain Δ Big Cinder Butte Δ LaramieΔ PealeΔ UteΔ TrumbullΔ TaylorΔ Hogback
2018 Δ South SisterΔ Half Dome   Δ Washburn Δ North ArapahoΔ Ajo Δ Hazel Benchmark
2019Δ Jump Off JoeΔ Sacajawea Δ Charleston Δ Sharpshooter RidgeΔ CloudΔ Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry HPΔ Eagle Point SouthΔ Wupatki National Monument HPΔ LookoutΔ Morton Hill


Legend for Color Coding

Isolation of 1000 km or more
Isolation of 500 to 1000 km
Isolation of 100 to 1000 km
Isolation of 40 to 100 km
Isolation of 10 to 40 km
Isolation of less than 10 km

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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