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Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings

Minimum of 5 quality ratings to be ranked

Showing Terry Flood's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 25, or 24%)

RankPeakQuality Elev-M Location Prom-M Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.Piz Bernina9.64049Switz2234Southern Alps 
2.El Morrón de la Agujereada9.41956Spain1956North Atlantic Islands 
3.Capitol Peak9.334307USA-CO527Southern Rocky Mountains1998-08-25
4.Denali9.316190USA-AK6140Alaska Range 
5.Mont Harfang8.86945Canada-QC107Canadian Shield 
6.Hvannadalshnúkur8.832110Iceland2110Norwegian Sea Islands 
7.Prusik Peak8.782438USA-WA49Cascade Range 
8.Monte Rosa8.74634Switz2165Southern Alps 
9.North Palisade8.64341USA-CA882Sierra Nevada1990-07-26
9.Temple Crag8.63955USA-CA75Sierra Nevada1999-06-27
9.Mount Columbia8.63741Canada-AB/BC2361Canadian Rockies 
9.Bonanza Peak8.62899USA-WA1131Cascade Range 
13.McDonald Peak8.52993USA-MT1719Central Montana Rocky Mountains 
13.Three Fingers8.52088USA-WA1369Cascade Range 
15.Cathedral Peak8.473326USA-CA280Sierra Nevada1990-06-20
16.Großglockner8.463798Austria2428Eastern Alps 
17.Gannett Peak8.434207USA-WY2157Greater Yellowstone Rockies1995-07-25
18.Teewinot Mountain8.43757USA-WY245Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
18.Boston Peak8.42711USA-WA260Cascade Range 
20.Mount Jefferson8.373199USA-OR1761Cascade Range 
21.Mount Olympus8.352429USA-WA2389Northwest U.S. Coast Ranges 
22.Gran Paradiso8.334061Italy1879Western Alps 
22.Mount Ritter8.334006USA-CA1206Sierra Nevada1991-06-09
24.Chimney Peak8.311494USA-ME18Northern 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 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 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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