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Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings

Minimum of 5 quality ratings to be ranked

Showing Gerry Roach's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 25, or 32%)

RankPeakQuality Elev-M Location Prom-M Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.Capitol Peak9.84307USA-CO527Southern Rocky MountainsUnknown
2.Mount McKinley9.56194USA-AK6144Alaska Range1963-07-04
3.Monte Rosa9.144634Switz2165Southern Alps1973-08-26
4.Chimney Peak9.131494USA-ME19Northern U.S. Appalachians 
5.Mont Harfang9945Canada-QC107Canadian Shield 
6.Temple Crag8.63955USA-CA75Sierra Nevada 
7.Katahdin-South Peak8.581603USA-ME12Northern U.S. Appalachians 
8.Mount Olympus8.532429USA-WA2389Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges1968-08-15
9.Cathedral Peak8.53326USA-CA280Sierra Nevada 
9.Allen Mountain8.51325USA-NY195Canadian Shield 
11.Großglockner8.463798Austria2423Eastern Alps 
12.Mount Muir8.444271USA-CA91Sierra Nevada 
13.Pamola Peak8.431499USA-ME30Northern U.S. Appalachians 
14.Mount Columbia8.43741Canada-AB/BC2361Canadian Rockies 
14.Boston Peak8.42711USA-WA260Cascade RangeUnknown
16.North Palisade8.384341USA-CA882Sierra NevadaUnknown
17.Mount Ritter8.384006USA-CA1206Sierra Nevada 
17.Bigelow Mountain8.381263USA-ME867Northern U.S. Appalachians 
19.Gran Paradiso8.334061Italy1879Western Alps 
20.Mount Jefferson8.273199USA-OR1760Cascade Range 
21.Three Fingers8.252088USA-WA1369Cascade Range 
22.Glacier Peak8.243206USA-WA2285Cascade RangeUnknown
23.Gannett Peak8.224207USA-WY2156Greater Yellowstone Rockies1981-07-27
24.Mount Buckner8.22778USA-WA925Cascade Range 
25.Avery Peak8.111246USA-ME82Northern U.S. Appalachians 

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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.

"Quality" is a subjective number between 1 and 10 that, ideally, represents the overall experience of a climb and how proud a climber is of an effort. Not all registered Peakbagger.com users assign Quality ratings to their ascents, and those that do will often have different opinions on how to apply the scale. So this list has very low statistical reliability.

To be included on this list, a peak must have at least 5 ascents with a Quality rating. All quality ratings for a peak are then averaged to get the metric used above. The result is a list of peaks that, in principle, offer difficult challenges and high rewards.

 


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