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Top 100 Climbers by Distinct Peaks Climbed

RankClimberAscentsPeaksTrip ReportsGain-FtGain-MList of ListsMost Recent Ascent
1.Packard, Bob5215Ascent List4996Peak List    List of Lists2015-01-11
2.Kalet, Brian4445Ascent List3576Peak List  63Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-15
3.Josephson, Arthur5482Ascent List3494Peak List  47Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-01-03
4.Woodall, Rob3004Ascent List2962Peak List  503Trip Reports  1,402,890  427,601List of Lists2015-01-25
5.Vitz, John3074Ascent List2887Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-26
6.Schwab, Bob2749Ascent List2608Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-08
7.Lostracco, Ben3458Ascent List2597Peak List  1525Trip Reports  2,113,932  644,326List of Lists2015-02-28
8.Bernier, Alan3009Ascent List2539Peak List  180Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-20
9.Bloomer, Jim2377Ascent List2342Peak List  7Trip Reports  6,163  1,878List of Lists2015-02-07
10.Jones, Ken2367Ascent List2191Peak List  355Trip Reports  2,750,163  838,250List of Lists2015-02-28
11.Myers, Grant2204Ascent List2175Peak List  49Trip Reports  337,470  102,861List of Lists2015-02-21
12.Carey, Richard2332Ascent List2111Peak List  419Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-21
13.Richardson, Martin2108Ascent List2085Peak List  133Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-12-10
14.Flood, Terry3490Ascent List2016Peak List  247Trip Reports  1,200  366List of Lists2015-02-28
15.Sumner, Bob2533Ascent List1937Peak List    List of Lists2014-12-27
16.Poulin, Dennis2097Ascent List1866Peak List  1203Trip Reports  2,775,545  845,986List of Lists2015-02-20
17.Wyman-Henney, Susan1848Ascent List1706Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-26
18.Martin, Andy1586Ascent List1584Peak List  5Trip Reports  417  127List of Lists2015-02-02
19.Roach, Gerry1514Ascent List1474Peak List  5Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-22
20.Shortt, Rickey2878Ascent List1465Peak List  5Trip Reports  39,755  12,117List of Lists2013-11-24
21.Earl, Edward1557Ascent List1439Peak List  206Trip Reports  2,372,941  723,272List of Lists2015-02-22
22.MacLeod, Gordon1342Ascent List1337Peak List    List of Lists2010-01-20
23.Ellsworth, Dick1290Ascent List1271Peak List  5Trip Reports  1,400  427List of Lists2015-02-04
24.Stolk, John1401Ascent List1271Peak List  29Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-20
25.Retemeyer, Jim1566Ascent List1264Peak List  96Trip Reports  15,230  4,642List of Lists2015-02-28
26.Martin, Bob1257Ascent List1257Peak List    List of Lists2004-10-28
27.Hebert, Bill1368Ascent List1252Peak List  300Trip Reports  216,708  66,053List of Lists2015-01-01
28.Massad, Serge1753Ascent List1237Peak List  76Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-21
29.Burd, Bob1203Ascent List1200Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2013-08-26
30.Schwartz, Michael1270Ascent List1183Peak List  104Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-12-07
31.Bjørstad, Petter1215Ascent List1151Peak List  149Trip Reports  3,035,541  925,233List of Lists2015-02-28
32.Laverdure, Jean André 1784Ascent List1122Peak List  524Trip Reports  432,019  131,679List of Lists2015-02-28
33.Bartell, Ron1257Ascent List1109Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-27
34.Dodge, Daryn1276Ascent List1107Peak List  112Trip Reports  296,389  90,339List of Lists2015-02-21
35.Wymore, Jobe2128Ascent List1104Peak List  9Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-28
36.Newton, Lee1108Ascent List1097Peak List  258Trip Reports  405,246  123,519List of Lists2015-02-07
37.Garry, Paul1232Ascent List1063Peak List  7Trip Reports  24,404  7,438List of Lists2015-02-16
38.Helman, Adam1112Ascent List1063Peak List  176Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-12-30
39.Johnson, Frederick1384Ascent List1052Peak List  449Trip Reports  474,514  144,632List of Lists2015-02-21
40.Worth, Tim1083Ascent List1042Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2014
41.Gerlach, Greg1418Ascent List1015Peak List  102Trip Reports  179,701  54,773List of Lists2015-02-27
42.Kloster, Vince999Ascent List999Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-12
43.Lobdell, Fred996Ascent List995Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-13
44.Dixon, Steve1069Ascent List974Peak List  1Trip Reports  6,562  2,000List of Lists2015-02-07
45.Newman, Laura1061Ascent List965Peak List  14Trip Reports  890  271List of Lists2015-02-24
46.McCormick, Mark1104Ascent List964Peak List  34Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-22
47.Pig, ManBear1102Ascent List961Peak List    List of Lists2015-01-12
48.Henney, Victor956Ascent List953Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-26
49.John, Thompson1045Ascent List935Peak List    60  18List of Lists2015-02-28
50.Barr, Peter1234Ascent List911Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-17
51.Christensen, Keith993Ascent List906Peak List  4Trip Reports  16  5List of Lists2015-02-16
52.Covill, Dave1255Ascent List894Peak List  3Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-15
53.Ziak, Rodney1240Ascent List880Peak List  100Trip Reports  1,016,366  309,788List of Lists2015-01-21
54.Strauch, John880Ascent List875Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-13
55.Fieberling, Karl878Ascent List872Peak List    3,800  1,158List of Lists2015-01-12
56.Boos, Andy1289Ascent List867Peak List  2Trip Reports  854,265  260,380List of Lists2015-02-24
57.Oeser, Ken867Ascent List867Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-15
58.Beavon, Fred972Ascent List866Peak List  91Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-09-12
59.Molen, Dean909Ascent List842Peak List  296Trip Reports  184,644  56,279List of Lists2015-02-04
60.Stone, Peter952Ascent List830Peak List  391Trip Reports  217,537  66,305List of Lists2015-02-23
61.Butler, Winnette1933Ascent List822Peak List  376Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-27
62.Peters, William864Ascent List819Peak List    List of Lists2014-12-27
63.Halstead, Rob801Ascent List801Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-28
64.Dunham, Dave1265Ascent List798Peak List  1265Trip Reports  1,054,143  321,303List of Lists2015-02-06
65.Oestreicher, Richard1116Ascent List793Peak List  946Trip Reports  718,893  219,119List of Lists2015-02-07
66.Waxman, Asher1767Ascent List792Peak List  1071Trip Reports  27,337  8,332List of Lists2015-02-25
67.Slayden, Greg1258Ascent List789Peak List  259Trip Reports  2,018,198  615,147List of Lists2015-02-28
68.Michelson, Paul856Ascent List785Peak List  83Trip Reports  1,588,685  484,231List of Lists2015-02-15
69.Willis, Craig825Ascent List775Peak List  75Trip Reports  1,274,689  388,525List of Lists2015-02-15
70.Dean, Denis799Ascent List774Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-15
71.Rodenak, Mike929Ascent List773Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-14
72.Kerr, Bob900Ascent List769Peak List  20Trip Reports  List of Lists2012-12-30
73.Barlow, Craig781Ascent List767Peak List  9Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-22
74.Bolton, Bob860Ascent List764Peak List  125Trip Reports  359,592  109,604List of Lists2015-02-20
75.Winger, Charlie777Ascent List764Peak List  14Trip Reports  22,640  6,901List of Lists2015-02-20
76.Down, Nick781Ascent List754Peak List  70Trip Reports  3  1List of Lists2015-02-08
77.Sandorff, Al774Ascent List751Peak List  108Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-14
78.Barlow, James878Ascent List743Peak List  578Trip Reports  1,324,279  403,640List of Lists2015-02-27
79.Gosnell, Michael991Ascent List742Peak List  15Trip Reports  231,835  70,663List of Lists2015-01-31
80.Dunn, Mick1442Ascent List735Peak List    List of Lists2015-01-18
81.Surgent, Scott779Ascent List731Peak List  184Trip Reports  172,584  52,604List of Lists2015-02-21
82.Tibbetts, Andrew734Ascent List731Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-29
83.Hagan, Tim1303Ascent List729Peak List  27Trip Reports  69,508  21,186List of Lists2015-02-19
84.Melton, Doug706Ascent List700Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-15
85.Gabany, Randy750Ascent List698Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-10
86.Morrow, John984Ascent List697Peak List  375Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-23
87.Zerphey, Charles708Ascent List697Peak List    List of Lists2014-10-22
88.Carlson, Josh740Ascent List686Peak List  22Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-21
89.Massoth, Tom709Ascent List675Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-13
90.Walker, Adam818Ascent List663Peak List  452Trip Reports  1,725,531  525,942List of Lists2015-02-25
91.Mitchler, John674Ascent List661Peak List    List of Lists2013-05-26
92.Raether, Don754Ascent List656Peak List  479Trip Reports  1,077,898  328,543List of Lists2015-02-26
93.Everett, Roxanne655Ascent List655Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-09
94.Sheriff, Steve656Ascent List653Peak List  52Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-01-21
95.Pramuk, Gabriel713Ascent List651Peak List  20Trip Reports  523,732  159,634List of Lists2015-01-14
96.Noel, Eric793Ascent List649Peak List  363Trip Reports  952,610  290,356List of Lists2015-02-22
97.Arredondo, Patricia1552Ascent List646Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-27
98.Ranschau, Cuno1128Ascent List643Peak List    List of Lists1987-05-24
99.Christiansen, George1179Ascent List636Peak List  7Trip Reports  4,600  1,402List of Lists2015-02-27
100.Khamis, Miriam762Ascent List636Peak List  81Trip Reports  800  244List of Lists2015-02-28

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