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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Karolina Jesinghaus

No one can call themselves an experienced mountaineer unless they have turned back unsuccessfully from some of their summit attempts. Climbing is a game of knowing when to press on and when to bail, and these choices can mean the difference between great success and needless death. It is a misnomer, of course, to call any trip into the mountains “unsuccessful” —these attempts are often richer experiences with far more opportunities for learning and growth.

The following table shows all of Karolina Jesinghaus's unsuccessful attempts. If the peak was climbed later, then the successful ascent date is noted, and how much time elapsed since the attempt. The “Attempt” column will be 2, 3, or other higher numbers for peaks that have been unsuccessfully attempted more than once. Unsuccessful attempts of peaks that have already been climbed are also shown.

Ascent DateTrip ReportPeak or PointElev-ftReached-ftAttemptLocationProm-ftSuccess DateTime Elapsed
2012-07-17 Gran Paradiso1332312795 Italy6165 
2016-08-02 Gora Kazbek1651614108 Russia/Georgia7720 
2017-08-12 Mount Kosciuszko73106562 Australia-NSW7310 
2018-05-19 Geißstein77537382 Austria3573 
2018-05-21 Kitzsteinhorn105099974 Austria1430 
2018-07-25 Mount Wilhelm1479312467 Papua New Guinea9708 

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 = Peaks successfully climbed after unsuccessful attempt   = Unclimbed peaks  (Note: Unsuccessful attempts on previously climbed peaks are not shown)

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