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Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts

Showing Susan Paul's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 25, or 20%)

RankPeakAscents Elev-M
Location Prom-M
Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.Mount Elbert344399USA-CO2772Southern Rocky Mountains2004-09-26
2.Mount Rainier3244392USA-WA4037Cascade Range2007-06-26
3.Longs Peak464345USA-CO896Southern Rocky Mountains2007-08-05
4.Wheeler Peak344011USA-NM1039Southern Rocky Mountains2009-05-24
5.Mount Whitney824419USA-CA3073Sierra Nevada2009-08-11
 Aconcagua396962Argentina6962Central Argentina-Chile Andes 
 Denali566190USA-AK6145Alaska Range 
 Mont Blanc374810France/Italy4697Western Alps 
 Mount Shasta1484317USA-CA2979Cascade Range 
 Granite Peak393901USA-MT1457Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
 Mount Adams723742USA-WA2480Cascade Range 
 Mount Hood1313426USA-OR2349Cascade Range 
 San Jacinto Peak323304USA-CA2542Central and Southern California Ranges 
 Mount Baker1033286USA-WA2696Cascade Range 
 Glacier Peak423213USA-WA2291Cascade Range 
 Mount Jefferson323199USA-OR1767Cascade Range 
 Mount San Antonio333068USA-CA1903Central and Southern California Ranges 
 Mount Stuart412870USA-WA1632Cascade Range 
 Mount Shuksan632783USA-WA1351Cascade Range 
 Mount Saint Helens932540USA-WA1400Cascade Range 
 Mount Olympus312429USA-WA2389Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges 
 Mount Washington681917USA-NH1877Northern U.S. Appalachians 
 Silver Peak441708USA-WA654Cascade Range 
 McClellan Butte441573USA-WA446Cascade Range 
 Mount Si501274USA-WA85Cascade Range 

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List Description

This list, like all the other "Usage" lists, will change over time as ascents are entered into the 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 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.


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