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Top 200 Climbers by Vertical Gain

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RankClimber NameHome LocationVert-mMost Recent AscentMost Recent PeakElev-mPeak LocationSorted Ascent List
1.Gerlach, GregUSA-CA1,362,0992018-04-22 cPeak 61681880USA-CAAscent List
2.Bjørstad, PetterNorway-Hordaland1,304,2482018-04-21Großer Geiger3360AustriaAscent List
3.Myers, GrantUSA-WA1,010,2112018-04-23Yellow Rock1684USA-UTAscent List
4.Jones, KenUSA-WA912,4002018-03-29Stolzenberg Mountain (Attempt)649USA-WAAscent List
5.Poulin, DennisUSA-OR906,0792017-01-17Black Point546USA-CAAscent List
6.Walker, AdamUSA-WA827,3002018-04-19 bMount Union2432USA-AZAscent List
7.Grant, SamUSA-UT824,6082018-04-22 bPeak 69602121USA-UTAscent List
8.Still, BenUSA-AK809,5902018-04-16Flattop Mountain1070USA-AKAscent List
9.Lostracco, BenUSA-TX747,4532018-04-23Midland County High Point235USA-MIAscent List
10.Earl, Edward†USA-WA738,2692015-06-18Mount Isto (Attempt)2736USA-AKAscent List
11.Slayden, GregUSA-WA727,3342018-04-22Mount Rainier-Camp Muir4392USA-WAAscent List
12.Butler, WinnetteUSA-CA684,1212018-02-21 2xBenchmark 33021006USA-CAAscent List
13.Boulier, BrandonCanada-AB632,0882018-02-11Volcán La Malinche4420Mexico-Pue/TlaxAscent List
14.Thomas, WillUSA-WA620,3042018-04-14Blue Mountain-(Hike)1829USA-WAAscent List
15.Tibatong, HabakukGermany-HE566,2912018-04-23Großer Feldberg879Germany-HEAscent List
16.Barlow, JamesUSA-WA559,4282018-04-18Mount Hyak1141USA-WAAscent List
17.Kassan, EricUSA-NV556,5362018-04-22Hayford Peak3021USA-NVAscent List
18.Michelson, PaulUSA-WA538,1672018-04-22Peak 3200975USA-WAAscent List
19.Woodall, RobUK-England536,2522018-03-09Jebel Khadar South Summit2194OmanAscent List
20.Giurgiulescu, MihaiUSA-CA526,1632018-04-22 dSouth Peak2390USA-CAAscent List
21.Gerber, AndrejSwitz-BL475,1272018-01-25Pico de Teide3718SpainAscent List
22.McClellan, PaulUSA-OR462,6182018-04-18Mount Union2432USA-AZAscent List
23.Willis, CraigUSA-WA459,0222018-04-22Peak 3200975USA-WAAscent List
24.Boos, AndyUSA-WA427,1002018-04-03Devils Butte-East Peak207USA-WAAscent List
25.Albert, SeanUSA-WA426,1682018-04-15Mailbox Peak1476USA-WAAscent List
26.Wilson, DougUSA-WA420,8822017-10-16 dMartin Peak1487USA-WAAscent List
27.Raether, DonUSA-CA410,2442018-04-20Mount Tipton2179USA-AZAscent List
28.Henry The, Mountain ManUSA-NV391,7572014-06-22Raintree Peak3080USA-NVAscent List
29.Garneau, RobertUSA-NH389,0672018-04-17Strike Valley View Peak1940USA-UTAscent List
30.Painter, ChadUSA-WA379,2442018-03-01West Tiger Mountain #3769USA-WAAscent List
31.Sarna, John EUSA-OR378,2722018-04-21Bald Hill230USA-ORAscent List
32.Dunham, DaveUSA-MA366,8732018-03-10Bennington Battle Monument hill267USA-VTAscent List
33.Sasso, JohnUSA-NY365,1202017-06-18Black Mountain805USA-NYAscent List
34.Gaudet, DeanUSA-CA357,3212018-04-22Goat Rock890USA-CAAscent List
35.Musser, William USA-FL342,8212018-04-21Spruce Creek Preserve High Point12USA-FLAscent List
36.Evans, AlexeiUSA-WA334,6072018-03-15 CWest Tiger Mountain #3769USA-WAAscent List
37. #, AshwinUSA-WA330,7382016-12-31Mount Si1274USA-WAAscent List
38.Ziak, RodneyUSA-MA328,6942018-01-03Sunrise Peak277USA-MAAscent List
39.Kelliher, MatUSA-CA328,6942018-04-15Middle Peak1793USA-CAAscent List
40.Hensley, RichardUSA-NV318,3432018-04-23Apache Peak2350USA-AZAscent List
41.Wanberg, MichaelUSA-OR317,8272018-02-13Mount Hood-Devils Kitchen (PMR)3426USA-ORAscent List
42.Noel, EricUSA-WA313,9852018-04-22Fourth of July Mountain1078USA-WAAscent List
43.Young, CliffUSA-ME313,9152018-04-18 cOld Bluff Ridge366USA-MEAscent List
44.Thate, KarineUSA-MA313,1102013-05-27 hZealand Mountain1292USA-NHAscent List
45.Kwok, AmyUSA-WA309,9872017-07-22Muir Peak3105USA-WAAscent List
46.Sanger, DavidUSA-CA306,9222018-04-22Peak 912278USA-CAAscent List
47.Oestreicher, RichardUSA-NM301,2902018-04-22McGaffey Ridge2627USA-NMAscent List
48.Reed, KeatonUSA-UT293,9552018-04-21Indian Peaks, South2562USA-UTAscent List
49.Vincent, IdaUSA-WA292,2182018-04-14Mailbox Peak1476USA-WAAscent List
50.Themer, KarlUSA-WA290,8952018-04-07Steamboat Rock705USA-WAAscent List
51.Lennon, AlexUSA-WY290,1142018-04-20 bSawmill Mountain2688USA-CAAscent List
52.Boester, BradUSA-NV280,6832018-01-20Peak 72052196USA-NVAscent List
53.Surgent, ScottUSA-AZ278,3732018-04-22Bullshead Benchmark480USA-AZAscent List
54.Kirmse, AndrewUSA-CA275,7382018-04-19 dEnglish Hill280USA-CAAscent List
55.ONeill, PatrickUSA-CA272,5112018-01-27 bSplit Mountain West518USA-CAAscent List
56.Ells, ChrisUSA-CO271,5082017-08-21Mount Tweto4167USA-COAscent List
57.Trošcák, OndrejSlovakia-Košice270,6592018-04-15 bVeľký Javorník1073SlovakiaAscent List
58.Bigelow, AndrewUSA-NH259,5452018-03-24Wildcat D1238USA-NHAscent List
59.Luettringhaus, UweUSA-CA253,7062018-03-18Lion Peak2093USA-CAAscent List
60.Hall, LenUSA-NH251,7002018-01-05Cheaha Mountain733USA-ALAscent List
61.Laverdure, Jean André USA-NY248,6092018-04-20Museum Hill104USA-NYAscent List
62.Lewis, MichaelUSA-WA243,3862017-12-05Round Mountain1622USA-WAAscent List
63.Rodés Muñoz, PereSpain-Catalonia234,6922017-07-16La Mola1103SpainAscent List
64.Straub, ChadUSA-WA230,7882018-03-11 cQuartz Mountain1415USA-WAAscent List
65.Lara, SandyUSA-CA230,2822018-04-18Porter Mountain2146USA-AZAscent List
66.Kraai, BryanUSA-WA228,8332018-03-11Kraft Mountain1437USA-NVAscent List
67.Morehouse, JamesUSA-NV228,5052018-04-18Gateway Peak1990USA-NVAscent List
68.Edmonds, LarryUSA-CA226,0312018-04-21Peak 1976602USA-CAAscent List
69.914, BMSUSA-NV225,5972018-04-14Mount Stirling2505USA-NVAscent List
70.Russell, KenUSA-WA221,9262018-03-31Humbug Mountain747USA-ORAscent List
71.Thomas, JohnUSA-WA220,8412018-01-14Foss Peak1989USA-WAAscent List
72.Lockard, AlexUSA-WA215,3432018-03-11Dog Mountain899USA-WAAscent List
73.Rankine, AndrewUSA-AZ214,8932017-06-04Králický Sněžník1424Czech Republic/PolandAscent List
74.Friedrich, BrianCanada-BC214,8402017-06-29Mount Timmia-Northwest Peak761Canada-NUAscent List
75.Vadeboncoeur, MattUSA-NH212,2862018-04-01Fort Mountain431USA-NHAscent List
76.Aschbrenner, RyanUSA-NH211,0712018-04-21 eHockanum Hill333USA-MAAscent List
77.Johnson, Frederick†USA-CA205,5572015-06-01Vista Point75USA-CAAscent List
78.Darr, John USA-WY200,8192018-04-20Bunsen Peak2610USA-WYAscent List
79.Sekera, AlisonCanada-AB198,5322017-05-14Lakeview Peak1935Canada-ABAscent List
80.Graham, JamesUSA-CA196,3362018-04-21 bMonument Hill624USA-CAAscent List
81.Battaglia, EvanUSA-WA192,2882018-03-31Dirtyface Benchmark1897USA-WAAscent List
82.Stemm, BradUSA-CA191,3852018-03-16West Coyote Hills186USA-CAAscent List
83.Morris, CalebUSA-WA190,6872018-04-15Baldy983USA-WAAscent List
84.Lap, SébastienCanada-QC185,2602018-04-21 bMont Edgar-Porter977Canada-QCAscent List
85.Bolton, BobUSA-WA184,6902018-04-22Winters Mountain1118USA-WAAscent List
86.Corcoran, SpencerUSA-NH181,9692018-04-14King Philip Mountain277USA-CTAscent List
87.Richardsson, BrianUSA-CA179,4192018-04-07 eMonument Peak1612USA-CAAscent List
88.Newton, LeeSwitz-BL179,3822018-04-15Hochblauen1165Germany-BWAscent List
89.Kalsing, KristianUSA-WA178,6342017-09-13Observation Rock2549USA-WAAscent List
90.Winston, KeithUSA-CA175,4712018-04-13Perpendicular Bluff Benchmark531USA-CAAscent List
91.Peavy, ScottUSA-AZ175,2912018-03-25Mount Fagan1886USA-AZAscent List
92.Murray, RobertUSA-MA174,5182018-02-28Mount Victoria81New ZealandAscent List
93.DeFranco, JackUSA-CA173,9802018-04-21Peak 1321403USA-CAAscent List
94.Olson, DavidUSA-CO171,2292018-03-23Inspiration Point1650USA-COAscent List
95.Couët, GabrielCanada-QC170,5932018-04-22Bald Mountain1006USA-VTAscent List
96.Peck, LawrenceUSA-MA169,4442018-02-24Mount Whiteface1219USA-NHAscent List
97.Nash, AaronUSA-WA168,9772018-02-03Cedar Butte573USA-WAAscent List
98.Krystad, PeterUSA-WA166,4732018-03-25Cougar Mountain-Anti Aircraft Peak453USA-WAAscent List
99.Nakajima, TomokoUSA-CA164,9312017-09-30Mount Thielsen2799USA-ORAscent List
100.Bassett, RodrigoUSA-WA164,7512018-04-22Friends Peak846USA-ORAscent List
101.Lunde, LupeUSA-SD163,8432018-04-22 bBlack Elk Peak2204USA-SDAscent List
102.Uherkovich, SzaniszlóHungary-Baranya163,3832018-03-30 bJakab-hegy602HungaryAscent List
103.Pramuk, GabrielUSA-UT161,9272017-06-05Deseret Peak3362USA-UTAscent List
104.Triska, JanCanada-ON156,3552017-07-19Hollyburn Mountain1326Canada-BCAscent List
105.Schussler, ArneUSA-ME152,5382016-09-15Mount Abram604USA-MEAscent List
106.Dolan, JayUSA-CA152,4042018-04-22Kendrick Peak3175USA-AZAscent List
107.Hutchings, TimothyUSA-NY151,1762018-04-22Great Sand Dunes Wilderness High Point3206USA-COAscent List
108.Myers, SteveUSA-CO149,7932017-09-16UN 123923777USA-COAscent List
109.Varner, SallieUSA-CO149,0612017-11-26Hot Springs Mountain317USA-ARAscent List
110.Coppa, GrazianoItaly-Piem.148,7832018-04-02Pizzo Formico1636ItalyAscent List
111.Bergeron, PatrickUSA-CA147,4462017-11-05 cMission Peak767USA-CAAscent List
112.Caverly, ArthurUSA-NH146,3782018-04-23Rockhouse Mountain459USA-NHAscent List
113.Burgess, GeorgeUSA-OR143,7802017-12-07Tumwater Mountain1366USA-WAAscent List
114.Dillmore, ShannonUSA-NC143,1312018-03-26Old Cape Point Lighthouse Peak238South AfricaAscent List
115.Osterhoudt, Deb & RobUSA-NY140,9932018-02-18Baker Mountain749USA-NYAscent List
116.Eichas, PaulUSA-CO140,7552017-07-16Fletcher Mountain4252USA-COAscent List
117.Christiansen, MikeUSA-UT139,3842018-03-17Fairfax City High Point146USA-VAAscent List
118.Irvine, RyderUSA-ID138,5102018-04-20Mineral Ridge848USA-IDAscent List
119.Bedard, RichardUSA-NH137,7922017-10-01Mount Cube-North Peak878USA-NHAscent List
120.Jayaraman, SrikantUSA-CA136,3002018-04-02Santiago Peak1733USA-CAAscent List
121.Howells, DavidUK-Wales135,9792018-04-21Hirfynydd481UK-WalesAscent List
122.McHugh, JohnCanada-QC135,2172018-04-21Spruce Mountain920USA-VTAscent List
123.Murphy, JohnUSA-WA134,5602017-08-12Putrid Petes Peak1585USA-WAAscent List
124.Hanson, VicUSA132,3782018-04-06The Flatiron1481USA-AZAscent List
125.Horbal, MattUSA-NV131,5622017-12-17Town Hill76BermudaAscent List
126.Baxter, DanUSA-CA129,7182017-09-04Buck Rock Lookout2591USA-CAAscent List
127.Wright, WesleyUSA-UT128,6522017-06-09Broad Fork Twin Peaks-West Peak3453USA-UTAscent List
128.Baker, TroyUSA-WA127,1312017-10-06Chloride Ridge West2610USA-ORAscent List
129.Snapp, BryonUSA-OR124,9942017-09-03McMillan Spire2438USA-WAAscent List
130.Shepard, ChrisUSA-CO124,7082017-06-19Mummy Mountain4092USA-COAscent List
131.Shipman, StevenUSA-OR123,1472017-11-24Red Mountain2721USA-ORAscent List
132.Wheeler, TerryCanada-QC122,2802016-02-07Pitchoff Mountain1066USA-NYAscent List
133.McEntee, Connor121,4852018-04-22Big Pine Mountain-West Peak1978USA-CAAscent List
134.Quinlan, DanUSA-VT121,4802015-08-22Gore Mountain1086USA-NYAscent List
135.Stolitza, ShelleyUSA-WA120,4532018-03-11Quandary Peak4348USA-COAscent List
136.Hillman, NathanUSA-ME120,3362017-09-13Mount Hale1236USA-NHAscent List
137.Stokes, BenUSA-UT120,1122017-09-23Thayne Peak2638USA-UTAscent List
138.Stephens, RichUSA-AZ119,7432016-09-03Mount Peale3877USA-UTAscent List
139.Tetazoo, III, James E.USA-WA118,0182017-09-18Stac Pollaidh612UK-ScotlandAscent List
140.Bubniak, GregoryUSA-NJ117,8652017-08-31 5Monroe Ridge262USA-NJAscent List
141.Madhusudanan, VineethUSA-WA117,7852016-07-30Tomyhoi Peak2266USA-WAAscent List
142.Wiley, JohnUSA-NY115,4912018-04-08Bigsby Drumlin183USA-NYAscent List
143.Berger, TimUSA-CA115,2942018-03-18Waterhouse Peak2895USA-CAAscent List
144.Brown, FredUSA-NM113,8462018-04-22 aPajarito Mountain3182USA-NMAscent List
145.Cusick, MichaelUSA-CO112,5612018-04-22 BSouth Table Mountain1929USA-COAscent List
146.Layton, TomUSA-NC112,2232018-04-02 5Sawnee Mountain597USA-GAAscent List
147.Smith, Austin D.USA-OR111,3412018-04-21Misery Ridge Summit1024USA-ORAscent List
148.Stone, PeterUK-England110,7782018-04-23 bUrra Moor-Round Hill - Southeast Slope450UK-EnglandAscent List
149.Darby, DavidUSA-MA109,9862018-04-03Pico Duarte3098Dom RepAscent List
150.Thorman, MarlinUSA-WA109,5202016-06-10Sahale Peak2646USA-WAAscent List
151.Colbert, JonNew Zealand108,9482016-07-11Single Cone2319New ZealandAscent List
152.Rex, RyanUSA-UT108,6222018-03-30Mount Spry1743USA-UTAscent List
153.De Las Torres, ChikyUSA-CA108,1882018-04-22Beartrap Bluff1878USA-CAAscent List
154.Hudson, TimUSA-WA107,5282013-12-31Tusk O'Granite1697USA-WAAscent List
155.Babiev, Lev107,5182018-04-15 cVelika Osojnica756SloveniaAscent List
156.Bangel, AlanUSA-NY107,2262017-09-12Stillwater Mountain690USA-NYAscent List
157.Sexauer, GustavUSA-AZ106,1152018-04-22Badger Mountain1914USA-AZAscent List
158.Man, MapUSA-NH105,4842017-11-11White Ledges828USA-NHAscent List
159.Forti, GiovanniItaly-Laz.105,1512018-04-11Monte Alto1904ItalyAscent List
160.Valaitis, DeividasCzech Republic-Prague105,0882018-04-23Xerochavo169GreeceAscent List
161.Hirniak, JosephUSA104,7212017-08-10East Pocket Knob2193USA-AZAscent List
162.Ramsey, BeauUSA-WA104,5092017-02-11Kalahaku Overlook2842USA-HIAscent List
163.Puckle, DonnieUSA-CO103,6822017-07-01Mount Spalding4219USA-COAscent List
164.Carpenter, ChipUSA-NH103,6182018-04-22Mount Prospect629USA-NHAscent List
165.Glatz, DanielUSA-AK103,4932018-04-01Mount Wilson1660USA-AZAscent List
166.Mathias, SeanUSA-WA102,7602018-03-31Humpback Mountain1577USA-WAAscent List
167.Robinson, PhilUSA-NM102,3492018-03-24 cTimber Peak3203USA-NMAscent List
168.Porter, CarryUSA-WA101,8802017-07-16Kololo Peaks2499USA-WAAscent List
169.Putnam, MikeUSA-CA101,0922013-06-29Mount San Antonio3068USA-CAAscent List
170.Rice, ScottUSA-WA99,9882018-04-20 cChinaman Hat1133USA-WAAscent List
171.M, JoeCanada-AB99,1522013-08-25Mount Victoria (Attempt)3467Canada-AB/BCAscent List
172.Gopal, Gokul99,0342014-08-13Skunk Knob3383USA-WYAscent List
173.Robert Paquin, Maryse CourvilleCanada-QC98,7672014-10-12Mont Tremblant932Canada-QCAscent List
174.Rhude, David J.USA-MN98,7362017-08-15Mauna Kea4205USA-HIAscent List
175.Dillenback, MichaelUSA-CA98,6112018-04-21Rouse Hill1575USA-CAAscent List
176.McAllister, MarkUK-England98,3412018-04-23 bWhitbarrow215UK-EnglandAscent List
177.Dodge, DarynUSA-CA96,5642018-04-15Sugarloaf1805USA-NVAscent List
178.Eckardt, AnnettGermany-HE95,0842018-04-20Großer Feldberg879Germany-HEAscent List
179.Salzmann, JaredUSA-GA94,8352017-06-25Silers Bald1709USA-NC/TNAscent List
180.Tinkham, JakeUSA-NH94,8312018-04-23 a3Hersey Mountain-West Ridge530USA-NHAscent List
181.Okerberg, PaulUSA-MT94,2072018-02-27Big Mountain2073USA-MTAscent List
182.Koppel, EricUSA-NJ93,7822016-01-31Klissberget266SwedenAscent List
183.Willis, DavidCanada-BC93,6832018-03-17Mount Becher1390Canada-BCAscent List
184.Caulfield, SeánIreland-Wexford93,4552018-04-22Mount Saint Helens2540USA-WAAscent List
185.Elwell, AbramUSA-WA93,3122017-08-30Luna Peak2533USA-WAAscent List
186.Righi, MattiaGermany-BY92,5182017-08-25Habicht3277AustriaAscent List
187.Bryson, RobertUSA-AZ92,2332018-03-18Mount Hyak1141USA-WAAscent List
188.Still, JillUSA-AK92,1262018-02-26Green Mountain2482USA-COAscent List
189.Coleman, JoseyUSA-MA92,1182018-03-25 bKillington Peak1291USA-VTAscent List
190.Witt, JoseUSA-NV91,6652017-12-22Black Canyon Wilderness High Point863USA-NVAscent List
191.Thomas, JerryUSA-NV91,1822018-04-03Mount Stirling2505USA-NVAscent List
192.Ru, PowenUSA-CA90,1882018-04-22Domeland Wilderness High Point2964USA-CAAscent List
193.Alexa, RichardSlovakia-No State89,8932018-03-11Sninský kameň1006SlovakiaAscent List
194.Moffatt, BrettUSA-CA89,4312018-04-22Peak 912278USA-CAAscent List
195.Goyette, SheaCanada-AB88,3212018-01-02Youngs Peak2815Canada-BCAscent List
196.Le Gallo, FabienUSA-WA88,2852017-11-26Mount Hollywood495USA-CAAscent List
197.Massie, RobbieUSA-MT88,2542015-03-24Mount Everest (Attempt)8848China/NepalAscent List
198.Lombardo, EricUSA-CA86,1542018-04-14San Leandro Hills319USA-CAAscent List
199.Meneely, JimUSA-CA85,5592017-12-30Mount Lowe1708USA-CAAscent List
200.Tremblay, LucCanada-QC85,2742018-03-29Coronado Peak2092USA-AZAscent List

† = Deceased

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