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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Al Sandorff

Most significant unique peak pairs by key metrics, first ascents, and all uniquely ascended peaks

Highest Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two highest peaks where only Al Sandorff has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Schell Creek Peak 359511795USA-NV2016-07-23673
White Benchmark11324USA-CA2013-07-1384


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Al Sandorff has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Palo Escrito Peak2067USA-CA2015-01-034467
Last Chance Benchmark1717USA-NV2020-06-139408


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Al Sandorff has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Sugarloaf Mountain209.8USA-FL2014-02-21310
Desert Peak15.75USA-NV2014-03-026404


First Ascents by Al Sandorff

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by Al Sandorff

These peaks have their single logged ascent by Al Sandorff. Of course, it is entirely likely that many non-site users have also climbed these peaks.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Peak 72407240USA-NV2009-06-12280
Peak 16995574USA-NV2010-02-17292
Peak 82438243USA-NV2012-10-20283
Peak 25822582USA-CA2012-12-30342
Peak 29832983USA-CA2012-12-30423
Peak 29602960USA-CA2012-12-30367
Peak 18806168USA-NV2013-02-02394
Peak 73597359USA-CA2013-03-23359
Peak 75207520USA-CA2013-03-23480
Peak 67516751USA-CA2013-05-31431
Peak 55605560USA-NV2013-11-08280
Peak 73307330USA-CA2014-04-15290
Juniper Hill7939USA-CA2014-05-02299
Peak 77307730USA-CA2014-05-10530
Peak 67496749USA-NV2014-11-23269
Peak 67276727USA-CA2014-12-28407
Peak 40804080USA-CA2016-02-20400
Peak 67206720USA-CA2017-06-11240
Peak 66406640USA-CA2017-06-11240



  • The first three peak pairs on this page show the superlative unique pairs for three key metrics: Elevation, Prominence, and Isolation.
  • Most hikers or climbers that log their ascents on have a number of unique peak pairs--a set of two successfully climbed peaks such that no other registed site user has also climbed both.
  • Since virtually no one can claim to have made the only ascent ever of a peak, these peak pairs are a way to calim some uniqueness--being able to say "I am the only one to ever climb both Peak A and Peak B".
  • Many of a hiker's unique peak pairs will be relatively low, minor, or otherwise insingnificant peaks, and therefore climbing both may not be a particularly impressive achievement.
  • So the pairs above represent the most significant of all a climber's unique pairs--the most impressive unique pairs to use as a badge of honor.
  • Mathematically, the pairs listed above maximize the value of the secondary peak in the pair--for example, showing the pair that has the highest elevation for the pair's second-highest peak. Put another way, it shows the two highest-value peaks that only this climber has climbed.
  • The final listing shows the peaks (if any) where the hiker/climber is the only ascender with logged ascents.
  • Of course, all these listings are purely based on the logged climbs in the database, so they should not be taken as completely accurate.

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