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Unique Peaks and Peak Pairs for Steve Smith

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

Highest Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two highest peaks where only Steve Smith has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Peña Telera9062Spain2018-10-04965


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Steve Smith has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Pico de Aneto9226Spain2019-07-2311168


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Steve Smith has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Pico de Aneto315.34Spain2019-07-2311168
Mont des Avaloirs151.56France2018-09-17 b1368


All Peaks Climbed only by Steve Smith

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Alto de Cortina1713Spain2017-09-27611
La Tesla4373Spain2018-07-022185
El Cueto4469Spain2018-07-032113
La Cotorra4715Spain2018-07-05 a2497
Cerro de Santa Lucía5476Spain2019-02-18 a2113
Pico Amor4528Spain2019-06-27 b1490
Sierra De La Hiruela High Point4531Spain2019-07-111864



  • 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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