Peakbagger.com
Jump to Map of List PeaksMethod: Clean | Average | Optimistic Winter Ascent Dates only (Help)Show List using U.S. Units (Feet)

Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts

Showing Thompson John's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 25, or 8%)

RankPeakAscents Elev-M Location Prom-M Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.Mount Rainier2954392USA-WA4026Cascade Range 
2.Mount Shasta1324317USA-CA2975Cascade Range 
3.Mount Hood1193426USA-OR2349Cascade Range 
4.Mount Baker953286USA-WA2686Cascade Range 
5.Mount Saint Helens822540USA-WA1394Cascade Range 
6.Mount Whitney774419USA-CA3072Sierra Nevada 
7.Mount Adams633742USA-WA2474Cascade Range 
8.Mount Washington611917USA-NH1874Northern U.S. Appalachians1994-12-03
9.Mount Shuksan532783USA-WA1344Cascade Range 
10.Denali496190USA-AK6140Alaska Range 
11.Longs Peak414345USA-CO896Southern Rocky Mountains 
11.Silver Peak411708USA-WA648Cascade Range 
13.Glacier Peak403206USA-WA2285Cascade Range 
13.Mount Si401274USA-WA79Cascade Range 
15.Granite Peak383901USA-MT1451Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
15.McClellan Butte381573USA-WA440Cascade Range 
17.Mont Blanc374810France/Italy4697Western Alps 
18.Mount Stuart362870USA-WA1632Cascade Range 
19.Aconcagua346962Argentina6962Central Argentina-Chile Andes 
20.Mount Elbert334399USA-CO2765Southern Rocky Mountains 
20.Wheeler Peak334011USA-NM1039Southern Rocky Mountains 
20.Mount San Antonio333068USA-CA1897Central and Southern California Ranges1995-09-17
23.Pico de Orizaba305636Mexico-Pue/Ver4922Cordillera Neovolcanica 
24.San Jacinto Peak293304USA-CA2536Central and Southern California Ranges 
24.Mount Jefferson293199USA-OR1761Cascade Range 

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using Peakbagger.com.

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

List Description

This list, like all the other "Usage" lists, will change over time as ascents are entered into the Peakbagger.com database. This list is automatically recalculated once a day, so a completion of all these peaks is a moving target that may be frustrating for a climber.

The "Ascents" column above show the total number of unsuccessful attempts on a peak logged in the Peakbagger.com database. Multiple failed attempts by one climber are all counted. However, note that many registered site users do not log their unsuccessful ascents, so this list is not very robust statistically. However, it does give a somewhat interesting picture of some worldwide summit that are perhaps among the most difficult to ascend.

A personal note--I have long maintained that there should be no shame or stigma in an unsuccessful attempt. They are excellent learning experiences and a sign of wise maturity in the mountains. Never climb with someone who has never turned back! And don't be afraid to log your trips where the summit was just not in the cards.

 


Map Showing Location of Peaks

 = Peaks climbed by Thompson John   = Unclimbed peaks

Click on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.

(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

Click Here for a Full Screen Map


This page has been served 389040 times since 2004-11-01.



Copyright © 1987-2017 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service