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Unique Peaks and Peak Pairs for Will Thomas

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 Will Thomas has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Misery Hill13840USA-CA2018-05-240
South Kings Peak13512USA-UT2017-07-04352


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Will Thomas has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Big Southern Butte2380USA-ID2017-05-167560
South Appleton1700USA-WA2019-08-136100


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Will Thomas has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Mount Whitney1646.3USA-CA2016-09-1514498
East Butte18.62USA-ID2017-05-156572


All Peaks Climbed only by Will Thomas

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Fir Timber Butte6369USA-OR1994-07-02289
Modoc Point5368USA-OR1996-12-25 
Bare Island Peak 45414541USA-OR1997-10398
Round Mountain12912USA-CO2015-07-1272
Henderson Point8273USA-UT2015-07-21153
Maletti Hill1600USA-WA2017-03-29200
Gierin Hill200USA-WA2017-04-2640
Butler Mountain4893USA-ID2017-05-1213
Hood Head220USA-WA2018-08-08200



  • 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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