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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Ken Jones

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 Ken Jones has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Volcán Cayambe18996Ecuador2009-11-136808
Nevado del Ruiz17425Colombia2009-02-136713


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Ken Jones has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Piton des Neiges10075Reunion2019-05-2510075
Picacho del Diablo6939Mexico-BCN2012-11-0210154


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Ken Jones has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Piton des Neiges1719.07Reunion2019-05-2510075
Picacho del Diablo207.73Mexico-BCN2012-11-0210154


First Ascents by Ken Jones

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by Ken Jones

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Piedras Blancas15627Venezuela2009-02-173885
Stripe Mountain9001USA-ID2013-07-132081
Grays Peak8806USA-ID2015-09-101926
Red Butte4600USA-OR2020-04-27 b1250
Latiwi Mountain5286USA-OR2020-07-21 b1006
Harness Mountain3320USA-OR2020-12-26 a1400



  • 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 claim 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 insignificant 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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