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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Don Raether

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 Don Raether has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Iztaccíhuatl-Las Rodillas16732Mexico-Pue/Mex1978-02-02 a33
Peak 1308013080USA-CA1986-08-28 b240

 

Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Don Raether has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Vedder Peak2379Canada-BC2017-06-143035
Tecate Peak1885USA-CA2012-11-143885

 

Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Don Raether has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Mount Whitney1646.3USA-CA1993-07-11 a14498
Taft Hill10.84USA-MT2018-07-193809

 

First Ascents by Don Raether

There are no first ascents for this climber.

 

All Peaks Climbed only by Don Raether

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
False Range3100USA-CA2015-02-26525
Coyote Peak4275USA-OR2017-08-27195
Taft Hill3809USA-MT2018-07-1999

 

Notes

  • 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 Peakbagger.com 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 Peakbagger.com database, so they should not be taken as completely accurate.



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