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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Scott Barnes

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 Scott Barnes has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Milestone Mountain-East Peak13547USA-CA2016-09-17555
Ypsilon Mountain13514USA-CO2016-06-191116


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Scott Barnes has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Oat Mountain1987USA-CA2019-11-24 a3747
North Arapaho Peak1665USA-CO2015-10-0513502


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Scott Barnes has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
North Arapaho Peak15.38USA-CO2015-10-0513502
Oat Mountain9.54USA-CA2019-11-24 a3747


First Ascents by Scott Barnes

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by Scott Barnes

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Peak 1280812808USA-CA2016-09-03308
Peak 86948694USA-CA2020-07-08 a374
Peak 82808280USA-CA2020-07-08 b280
Peak 82928292USA-CA2020-07-08 c532
Peak 79607960USA-CA2020-07-08 d280



  • 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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