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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Dean Molen

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 Dean Molen has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Pikers Peak11657USA-WA2003-07-1157
Mount Terrill11547USA-UT2010-09-111027


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Dean Molen has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Pre-eruption Mount Saint Helens5917USA-WA1973-06-099677
George H Hansen Peak3603USA-UT2008-05-168523


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Dean Molen has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
South Tent Mountain35.75USA-UT2005-07-0711285
Pre-eruption Mount Saint Helens32.29USA-WA1973-06-099677


First Ascents by Dean Molen

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by Dean Molen

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Schaefer Point6764USA-WA1980-08-16644
Bald Mountain9283USA-UT2010-08-28363
Peak 89908990USA-UT2010-08-28470
Peak 93059305USA-UT2010-08-28305
Baldy Mountain9400USA-UT2014-08-09558
Peak 89788978USA-UT2015-08-22498



  • 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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