Peakbagging Page for Ben Kemp

Personal Climb Logs

The links below take you to dynamically generated lists of Ben Kemp's peakbagging activity.

  • Ascent List: List of Ben Kemp's hikes, climbs, summits, and attempts.
  • Peak List: List of distinct summits attained, with peak statistics. Includes a peak's "Personal Isolation".
  • List of Lists: Peakbagging Lists that Ben Kemp is pursuing, showing progress for each list by number and percent of peaks climbed.
  • Trip Report Index: Same as the main climb list, but only showing climbs with trip reports and/or GPS Tracks.
  • Unsuccessful Ascent List: A badge of honor for real climbers--lessons learned when turning back.
  • Multiple Ascents List: A listing of all peaks climbed more than once.
  • Progressive Peak List: Time-ordered progressive lists for eight different metrics.
  • Master Peak Map: Interactive worldwide map showing all peaks climbed, color-coded by elevation or prominence.

Social Networking

Reports showing a climber's buddies and other climbers. Click for More Info

Personal Lists

Lists personally created by Ben Kemp.

  • Personal Lists: Shows all lists created by Ben Kemp. Includes Query Lists created using the Query Tool, and "Pick-and-Choose" Lists created by selecting individual peaks.
  • Wish List: A list of unclimbed peaks that are high-priority and/or have immediate climbing plans.

Time-Period Summary Reports

These reports show number of peaks climbed, highest point reached, and other statistics grouped by year or month.



I'm based in the Northeast US and most of my summits have been in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. I have also hiked in the Catskill Mtns of NY, the Green Mtns of VT, and the Taconic Mtns of NY/MA/CT. I enjoy the outdoors and nature photography.


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List% Complete
Adirondack 46ers100
Catskill 3500-foot Peaks100
Vermont 3500-foot Peaks89.7
Fire Tower Challenge (Adirondack/Catskill)86.2
Adirondack Mountains 3700-foot Peaks63.5
Adirondack Hundred Highest62
Saranac Lake 650
Northeast "115" 4000-footers46.1
Vermont County Prominence Peaks42.9
Vermont County High Points42.9
Highest Peaks Climbed
Mount Mitchell6684USA-NC
Clingmans Dome6643USA-TN/NC
Craggy Pinnacle5892USA-NC
Round Bald5800USA-NC/TN
Mount Rogers5729USA-VA
Pine Mountain5526USA-VA
Wilburn Ridge5520USA-VA
Thomas Knob5520USA-VA
Mount Marcy5344USA-NY
Linville Peak5280USA-NC
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
Mount Mitchell6089USA-NC
Mount Marcy4914USA-NY
Clingmans Dome4503USA-TN/NC
Mount Mansfield3633USA-VT
Killington Peak3315USA-VT
Slide Mountain3280USA-NY
Whiteface Mountain3093USA-NY
Equinox Mountain3040USA-VT
Giant Mountain2953USA-NY
Dorset Mountain2820USA-VT


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