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Top 100 Climbers by Distinct Peaks Climbed

RankClimberAscentsPeaksTrip ReportsGain-FtGain-MList of ListsMost Recent Ascent
1.Packard, Bob5340Ascent List5119Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-25
2.Kalet, Brian5166Ascent List4097Peak List  66Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-06
3.Josephson, Arthur5581Ascent List3509Peak List  58Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-26
4.Woodall, Rob3564Ascent List3487Peak List  544Trip Reports  1,490,816  454,401List of Lists2016-01-16
5.Bernier, Alan3951Ascent List3403Peak List  301Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-24
6.Vitz, John3301Ascent List3111Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-20
7.Lostracco, Ben4040Ascent List3097Peak List  1743Trip Reports  2,265,825  690,623List of Lists2016-05-28
8.Earnshaw, Michael3094Ascent List2833Peak List    List of Lists0000
9.Richardson, Martin2820Ascent List2781Peak List  134Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-03-19
10.Schwab, Bob2793Ascent List2645Peak List  3Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-15
11.Bloomer, Jim2510Ascent List2463Peak List  7Trip Reports  6,212  1,893List of Lists2016-05-28
12.Carey, Richard2563Ascent List2331Peak List  446Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-28
13.Myers, Grant2343Ascent List2312Peak List  71Trip Reports  449,254  136,933List of Lists2016-05-21
14.Jones, Ken2503Ascent List2311Peak List  415Trip Reports  2,875,938  876,586List of Lists2016-05-14
15.Flood, Terry4072Ascent List2122Peak List  347Trip Reports  1,200  366List of Lists2016-05-28
16.Sumner, Bob2678Ascent List2080Peak List    List of Lists2016-02-14
17.Henney, Victor2491Ascent List2049Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-27
18.Wyman-Henney, Susan2228Ascent List2049Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-27
19.Poulin, Dennis2297Ascent List2043Peak List  1275Trip Reports  2,911,182  887,328List of Lists2016-05-25
20.Burd, Bob1761Ascent List1749Peak List  5Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-28
21.Martin, Andy1733Ascent List1729Peak List  25Trip Reports  417  127List of Lists2016-04-22
22.Ellsworth, Dick1627Ascent List1594Peak List  92Trip Reports  1,405  428List of Lists2016-04-23
23.Earl, Edward1607Ascent List1486Peak List  201Trip Reports  2,417,999  737,006List of Lists2015-06-18
24.Massad, Serge2022Ascent List1482Peak List  1Trip Reports  1,312  400List of Lists2016-05-25
25.Roach, Gerry1523Ascent List1481Peak List  5Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-02-08
26.Retemeyer, Jim1873Ascent List1471Peak List  168Trip Reports  31,580  9,626List of Lists2016-05-21
27.Shortt, Rickey2890Ascent List1468Peak List  5Trip Reports  39,755  12,117List of Lists2016-03-05
28.Laverdure, Jean André 2223Ascent List1434Peak List  720Trip Reports  586,303  178,705List of Lists2016-05-28
29.Kloster, Vince1404Ascent List1404Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-24
30.Dodge, Daryn1587Ascent List1400Peak List  118Trip Reports  308,228  93,948List of Lists2016-05-22
31.Stolk, John1530Ascent List1396Peak List  30Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-24
32.Gerlach, Greg1907Ascent List1383Peak List  279Trip Reports  2,448,889  746,421List of Lists2016-05-26
33.Wymore, Jobe2483Ascent List1357Peak List  27Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-29
34.Newman, Laura1457Ascent List1347Peak List  16Trip Reports  2,790  850List of Lists2016-05-21
35.MacLeod, Gordon1342Ascent List1337Peak List    List of Lists2010-01-20
36.Bjørstad, Petter1499Ascent List1262Peak List  150Trip Reports  3,561,841  1,085,649List of Lists2016-05-27
37.Martin, Bob1257Ascent List1257Peak List    List of Lists2004-10-28
38.Hebert, Bill1368Ascent List1252Peak List  300Trip Reports  216,708  66,053List of Lists2015-01-01
39.Newton, Lee1249Ascent List1237Peak List  353Trip Reports  520,931  158,780List of Lists2016-05-25
40.Schwartz, Michael1335Ascent List1233Peak List  131Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-03-03
41.Garry, Paul1369Ascent List1193Peak List  9Trip Reports  24,404  7,438List of Lists2016-05-28
42.Khamis, Miriam1344Ascent List1175Peak List  138Trip Reports  800  244List of Lists2016-05-23
43.Bartell, Ron1320Ascent List1169Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-04
44.Worth, Tim1214Ascent List1167Peak List  31Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-01-22
45.Butler, Winnette2609Ascent List1149Peak List  723Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-28
46.Fieberling, Karl1152Ascent List1146Peak List  65Trip Reports  3,800  1,158List of Lists2016-05-24
47.Barr, Peter1541Ascent List1141Peak List    List of Lists2016-04-08
48.Melton, Doug1140Ascent List1113Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-28
49.McCormick, Mark1242Ascent List1087Peak List  42Trip Reports  11,286  3,440List of Lists2016-05-25
50.Christiansen, George1734Ascent List1084Peak List  22Trip Reports  11,960  3,645List of Lists2016-05-20
51.Johnson, Frederick1407Ascent List1082Peak List  524Trip Reports  670,810  204,463List of Lists2015-06-01
52.Lobdell, Fred1072Ascent List1070Peak List  6Trip Reports  1,621  494List of Lists2016-05-03
53.John, Thompson1195Ascent List1068Peak List    60  18List of Lists2016-05-12
54.Helman, Adam1113Ascent List1063Peak List  176Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-12-30
55.Christensen, Keith1141Ascent List1053Peak List  8Trip Reports  16  5List of Lists2016-05-26
56.Stone, Peter1213Ascent List1020Peak List  441Trip Reports  279,026  85,047List of Lists2016-05-23
57.Dixon, Steve1108Ascent List1000Peak List  1Trip Reports  6,562  2,000List of Lists2016-05-02
58.Halstead, Rob988Ascent List986Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-22
59.Strauch, John996Ascent List985Peak List  63Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-16
60.Covill, Dave1382Ascent List976Peak List  32Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-21
61.Pig, ManBear1116Ascent List973Peak List    List of Lists2015-12-12
62.Down, Nick1000Ascent List969Peak List  93Trip Reports  11,683  3,561List of Lists2016-05-18
63.Oestreicher, Richard1357Ascent List965Peak List  1175Trip Reports  841,440  256,471List of Lists2016-05-28
64.Sullivan, Michael1096Ascent List956Peak List  312Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-24
65.Arredondo, Patricia2110Ascent List955Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-18
66.Boos, Andy1406Ascent List953Peak List  2Trip Reports  1,084,810  330,650List of Lists2016-05-19
67.Oeser, Ken947Ascent List945Peak List    List of Lists2016-03-06
68.Stone, James1605Ascent List945Peak List  201Trip Reports  66,142  20,160List of Lists2016-05-22
69.Barlow, James1075Ascent List930Peak List  805Trip Reports  1,639,031  499,577List of Lists2016-05-17
70.Ziak, Rodney1293Ascent List906Peak List  102Trip Reports  1,047,165  319,176List of Lists2016-05-26
71.Peters, William954Ascent List897Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-03-31
72.Barlow, Craig931Ascent List891Peak List  12Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-23
73.Molen, Dean961Ascent List886Peak List  337Trip Reports  229,211  69,864List of Lists2016-05-12
74.Dean, Denis911Ascent List885Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-16
75.Willis, Craig940Ascent List882Peak List  87Trip Reports  1,401,732  427,248List of Lists2016-05-07
76.Beavon, Fred982Ascent List877Peak List  108Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-22
77.Walker, Adam1057Ascent List877Peak List  644Trip Reports  2,155,624  657,034List of Lists2016-05-17
78.Dunham, Dave1358Ascent List863Peak List  1358Trip Reports  1,115,876  340,119List of Lists2016-05-16
79.Gabany, Randy948Ascent List863Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-21
80.Sandorff, Al893Ascent List862Peak List  113Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-04-02
81.Bolton, Bob953Ascent List853Peak List  144Trip Reports  422,728  128,847List of Lists2016-05-21
82.Michelson, Paul923Ascent List852Peak List  100Trip Reports  1,647,603  502,189List of Lists2016-05-08
83.Slayden, Greg1332Ascent List840Peak List  302Trip Reports  2,176,255  663,323List of Lists2016-05-22
84.Winger, Charlie862Ascent List839Peak List  18Trip Reports  23,806  7,256List of Lists2016-05-25
85.Lopez, Tom1278Ascent List838Peak List  12Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-27
86.Rodenak, Mike1051Ascent List838Peak List    List of Lists2016-04-23
87.Carlson, Josh880Ascent List819Peak List  24Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-04-17
88.Rich, Kathy835Ascent List816Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-22
89.Waxman, Asher1899Ascent List811Peak List  1153Trip Reports  29,417  8,966List of Lists2016-05-22
90.Craig, Bruce1967Ascent List810Peak List  95Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-25
91.Zerphey, Charles806Ascent List795Peak List    List of Lists2016-03-03
92.branin, jeff871Ascent List792Peak List  267Trip Reports  List of Lists2016-05-07
93.Hagan, Tim1382Ascent List790Peak List  32Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-09-14
94.Gosnell, Michael1057Ascent List785Peak List  15Trip Reports  231,835  70,663List of Lists2016-03-27
95.Surgent, Scott836Ascent List785Peak List  309Trip Reports  449,062  136,874List of Lists2016-05-22
96.Raether, Don902Ascent List781Peak List  562Trip Reports  1,178,377  359,169List of Lists2016-05-16
97.Kerr, Bob911Ascent List780Peak List  20Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-10-18
98.Gilsdorf, Chris781Ascent List777Peak List  9Trip Reports  4,527  1,380List of Lists2016-05-16
99.Dunn, Mick1503Ascent List772Peak List    List of Lists2016-05-08
100.Thornley, Patrick1164Ascent List771Peak List  8Trip Reports  1,286  392List of Lists2016-05-28

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