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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Erik Landahl

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 Erik Landahl'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
2005-09-11TRThe Cradle74676409 USA-WA2107 
2007-06-09TRMount Adams122768500 USA-WA81162007-07-0526 Days Later
2013-03-17TRSilver Peak56055400 USA-WA2125 
2013-03-31TRMount Washington62556000 USA-WA2615 
2016-05-27TRThe Castle64406000 USA-WA2002013-04-14Already Climbed

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