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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, Brian4494Ascent List3591Peak List  63Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-27
3.Josephson, Arthur5482Ascent List3494Peak List  47Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-01-03
4.Woodall, Rob3254Ascent List3212Peak List  509Trip Reports  1,419,753  432,741List of Lists2015-03-08
5.Vitz, John3076Ascent List2889Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-21
6.Lostracco, Ben3517Ascent List2655Peak List  1562Trip Reports  2,121,104  646,512List of Lists2015-03-23
7.Schwab, Bob2749Ascent List2608Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-08
8.Bernier, Alan3022Ascent List2543Peak List  183Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-24
9.Bloomer, Jim2386Ascent List2351Peak List  7Trip Reports  6,163  1,878List of Lists2015-03-27
10.Jones, Ken2383Ascent List2207Peak List  360Trip Reports  2,755,769  839,958List of Lists2015-03-17
11.Myers, Grant2206Ascent List2177Peak List  49Trip Reports  339,830  103,580List of Lists2015-03-08
12.Carey, Richard2342Ascent List2121Peak List  419Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-23
13.Richardson, Martin2123Ascent List2100Peak List  133Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-26
14.Flood, Terry3527Ascent List2029Peak List  255Trip Reports  1,200  366List of Lists2015-03-27
15.Sumner, Bob2538Ascent List1942Peak List    List of Lists2015-02-04
16.Poulin, Dennis2104Ascent List1873Peak List  1206Trip Reports  2,788,676  849,988List of Lists2015-03-17
17.Wyman-Henney, Susan1855Ascent List1712Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-07
18.Martin, Andy1592Ascent List1590Peak List  6Trip Reports  417  127List of Lists2015-03-15
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, Dick1300Ascent List1279Peak List  10Trip Reports  1,400  427List of Lists2015-03-27
24.Retemeyer, Jim1577Ascent List1272Peak List  102Trip Reports  16,138  4,919List of Lists2015-03-22
25.Stolk, John1401Ascent List1271Peak List  29Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-20
26.Henney, Victor1277Ascent List1270Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-15
27.Massad, Serge1778Ascent List1258Peak List  76Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-15
28.Martin, Bob1257Ascent List1257Peak List    List of Lists2004-10-28
29.Hebert, Bill1368Ascent List1252Peak List  300Trip Reports  216,708  66,053List of Lists2015-01-01
30.Burd, Bob1203Ascent List1200Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2013-08-26
31.Schwartz, Michael1270Ascent List1183Peak List  104Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-12-07
32.Bjørstad, Petter1223Ascent List1158Peak List  149Trip Reports  3,049,665  929,538List of Lists2015-03-21
33.Laverdure, Jean André 1803Ascent List1140Peak List  540Trip Reports  440,057  134,129List of Lists2015-03-27
34.Dodge, Daryn1287Ascent List1118Peak List  113Trip Reports  298,013  90,834List of Lists2015-03-08
35.Bartell, Ron1261Ascent List1112Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-11
36.Wymore, Jobe2135Ascent List1111Peak List  9Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-22
37.Newton, Lee1121Ascent List1110Peak List  261Trip Reports  408,535  124,521List of Lists2015-03-25
38.Garry, Paul1233Ascent List1064Peak List  7Trip Reports  24,404  7,438List of Lists2015-03-08
39.Helman, Adam1112Ascent List1063Peak List  176Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-12-30
40.Johnson, Frederick1382Ascent List1057Peak List  473Trip Reports  522,697  159,318List of Lists2015-03-21
41.Worth, Tim1083Ascent List1042Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2014
42.Gerlach, Greg1437Ascent List1028Peak List  108Trip Reports  187,001  56,998List of Lists2015-03-22
43.Kloster, Vince1008Ascent List1008Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-23
44.Lobdell, Fred996Ascent List995Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-13
45.Newman, Laura1075Ascent List979Peak List  14Trip Reports  890  271List of Lists2015-03-27
46.Dixon, Steve1069Ascent List974Peak List  1Trip Reports  6,562  2,000List of Lists2015-02-07
47.McCormick, Mark1112Ascent List971Peak List  34Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-08
48.Pig, ManBear1102Ascent List961Peak List    List of Lists2015-01-12
49.John, Thompson1058Ascent List939Peak List    60  18List of Lists2015-03-20
50.Christensen, Keith1011Ascent List924Peak List  4Trip Reports  16  5List of Lists2015-03-10
51.Fieberling, Karl921Ascent List919Peak List  24Trip Reports  3,800  1,158List of Lists2015-03-13
52.Barr, Peter1234Ascent List911Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-17
53.Covill, Dave1258Ascent List896Peak List  4Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-21
54.Ziak, Rodney1241Ascent List880Peak List  100Trip Reports  1,016,641  309,872List of Lists2015-03-09
55.Oeser, Ken878Ascent List878Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-08
56.Strauch, John881Ascent List876Peak List  26Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-01
57.Boos, Andy1297Ascent List873Peak List  2Trip Reports  877,261  267,389List of Lists2015-03-22
58.Beavon, Fred972Ascent List866Peak List  91Trip Reports  List of Lists2014-09-12
59.Butler, Winnette1972Ascent List850Peak List  388Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-26
60.Molen, Dean910Ascent List843Peak List  296Trip Reports  184,644  56,279List of Lists2015-03-16
61.Stone, Peter965Ascent List841Peak List  398Trip Reports  224,095  68,304List of Lists2015-03-22
62.Peters, William864Ascent List819Peak List    List of Lists2014-12-27
63.Down, Nick840Ascent List812Peak List  72Trip Reports  3  1List of Lists2015-03-22
64.Halstead, Rob812Ascent List812Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-23
65.Oestreicher, Richard1129Ascent List804Peak List  958Trip Reports  723,382  220,487List of Lists2015-03-21
66.Dunham, Dave1268Ascent List799Peak List  1268Trip Reports  1,055,401  321,686List of Lists2015-03-07
67.Michelson, Paul867Ascent List796Peak List  84Trip Reports  1,598,440  487,205List of Lists2015-03-19
68.Waxman, Asher1775Ascent List793Peak List  1073Trip Reports  27,337  8,332List of Lists2015-03-25
69.Slayden, Greg1262Ascent List792Peak List  262Trip Reports  2,025,035  617,231List of Lists2015-03-14
70.Barlow, Craig804Ascent List790Peak List  10Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-22
71.Dean, Denis806Ascent List781Peak List  2Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-27
72.Willis, Craig826Ascent List776Peak List  75Trip Reports  1,282,057  390,771List of Lists2015-03-08
73.Rodenak, Mike934Ascent List773Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-07
74.Kerr, Bob900Ascent List769Peak List  20Trip Reports  List of Lists2012-12-30
75.Bolton, Bob862Ascent List766Peak List  125Trip Reports  360,722  109,948List of Lists2015-03-21
76.Winger, Charlie778Ascent List765Peak List  14Trip Reports  22,640  6,901List of Lists2015-03-21
77.Barlow, James898Ascent List761Peak List  618Trip Reports  1,360,227  414,597List of Lists2015-03-10
78.Sandorff, Al782Ascent List759Peak List  108Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-22
79.Gosnell, Michael999Ascent List743Peak List  15Trip Reports  231,835  70,663List of Lists2015-03-18
80.Hagan, Tim1315Ascent List739Peak List  29Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-26
81.Surgent, Scott786Ascent List737Peak List  190Trip Reports  172,584  52,604List of Lists2015-03-21
82.Dunn, Mick1443Ascent List735Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-15
83.Tibbetts, Andrew734Ascent List731Peak List    List of Lists2014-09-29
84.Melton, Doug721Ascent List714Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-24
85.Carlson, Josh758Ascent List704Peak List  22Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-11
86.Zerphey, Charles714Ascent List703Peak List    List of Lists2014-10-22
87.Gabany, Randy754Ascent List702Peak List  1Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-25
88.Morrow, John984Ascent List697Peak List  375Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-23
89.Khamis, Miriam823Ascent List695Peak List  89Trip Reports  800  244List of Lists2015-03-24
90.Christiansen, George1233Ascent List676Peak List  7Trip Reports  4,600  1,402List of Lists2015-03-27
91.Massoth, Tom709Ascent List675Peak List    List of Lists2014-11-13
92.Arredondo, Patricia1618Ascent List673Peak List    List of Lists2015-03-22
93.Walker, Adam828Ascent List671Peak List  464Trip Reports  1,752,178  534,064List of Lists2015-03-25
94.Raether, Don761Ascent List663Peak List  485Trip Reports  1,084,506  330,557List of Lists2015-03-12
95.Mitchler, John674Ascent List661Peak List    List of Lists2013-05-26
96.Everett, Roxanne655Ascent List655Peak List    List of Lists2012-09-09
97.Sheriff, Steve657Ascent List654Peak List  52Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-02-23
98.Sullivan, Michael752Ascent List652Peak List  143Trip Reports  List of Lists2015-03-23
99.Pramuk, Gabriel713Ascent List651Peak List  20Trip Reports  523,732  159,634List of Lists2015-01-14
100.Noel, Eric793Ascent List649Peak List  363Trip Reports  952,610  290,356List of Lists2015-02-22

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