Peakbagging Page for Scott Parkins

Personal Climb Logs

The links below take you to dynamically generated lists of Scott Parkins's peakbagging activity.

  • Ascent List: List of Scott Parkins'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 Scott Parkins 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 Scott Parkins.

  • Personal Lists: Shows all lists created by Scott Parkins. 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.

US County High Point Links

Scott Parkins has self-identified as interested in climbing to the high points of counties in the United States.



Home: Lynchburg, VA
Former Homes: Roanoke, VA (first job), Blacksburg, VA (VT class of '91).
Age: I would put it down, but in another year it would just be wrong again.

Just got started doing this on a spare weekend in the summer of 2010 after stumbling on the COHP web site. Rekindles some of that old Boy Scout experience.

Favorite Peaks (so far):
1. Buffalo Mountain (Floyd County, VA) - incredible in the fall (Sharp Top without the crowds)
2. Mount Pleasant (Amherst County, VA)
3. Wilburn Ridge (Grayson County, VA) - way more impressive than Mt Rogers itself

Bedford County, VA Top 10
1. Apple Orchard Mtn (4225') - done
2. Flat Top (4001') - done
3. Sharp Top (3875') - done
4. Onion Mtn (3812')
5. Headforemost Mtn (3730')
6. Thunder Ridge (3683')
7. Floyd Mtn (3570')
8. Terrapin Mtn (3506')
9. Harkening Hill (3364') - done
10. Highcock Knob (3073')

Amherst County, VA Top 10
1. Rocky Mtn (4072') - done
2. Mount Pleasant (4071') - done
3. Bald Knob (4040') - done
4. Cole Mtn (4033') - done
5. Pompey Mtn (4032') - done
6. Tar Jacket Ridge (3860') - done
7. The Cardinal (3690')
8. Little Rocky Mtn (3402')
9. Bluff Mtn (3372')
10. The Friar (3357')


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List% Complete
Southeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence20.8
Virginia County/Ind. City High Points16.5
Virginia 4500-foot Peaks15.4
High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail14.8
Eastern U.S. County High Points over 4500 feet14.3
Southern Appalachian 6000-foot Peaks14.3
South Beyond 600012.5
Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points11.5
Southeast U.S. Peaks with 50 Miles of Isolation10.5
Southeast USA Top 50 by Prominence10
Highest Peaks Climbed
Pikes Peak14110USA-CO
Rainbow Point9115USA-UT
Mount Mitchell6684USA-NC
Clingmans Dome6643USA-TN/NC
Mount Le Conte6593USA-TN
Mount Kephart6217USA-NC/TN
Mount Collins6188USA-NC/TN
Mount Ambler6120USA-NC/TN
Anakeesta Knob5988USA-TN
Mount Rogers5729USA-VA
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
Mount Mitchell6089USA-NC
Pikes Peak5510USA-CO
Clingmans Dome4503USA-TN/NC
Apple Orchard Mountain2825USA-VA
Mount Rogers2449USA-VA
Rocky Mountain2272USA-VA
Flat Top Mountain1474USA-VA
Poor Mountain1448USA-VA
Three Ridges1410USA-VA
Buffalo Mountain1371USA-VA


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