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Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings

Minimum of 5 quality ratings to be ranked

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

RankPeakQuality Elev-M Location Prom-M Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.Volcán Chimborazo8.636267Ecuador4122Ecuador Andes 
2.Denali9.196190USA-AK6140Alaska Range 
3.Monte Rosa8.754634Switz-VS2165Southern Alps 
4.North Palisade8.654341USA-CA882Sierra Nevada 
5.Thunderbolt Peak8.84268USA-CA62Sierra Nevada 
6.Misery Hill8.84218USA-CA0Cascade Range 
7.Gannett Peak8.694207USA-WY2157Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
8.Piz Bernina8.754049Switz-GR2234Southern Alps 
9.Temple Crag8.63955USA-CA75Sierra Nevada 
10.Mount Columbia8.63741Canada-AB/BC2361Canadian Rockies 
11.Mount Assiniboine9.63616Canada-AB/BC2082Canadian Rockies 
12.Mount Clark93512USA-CA220Sierra Nevada 
13.Mount Edith Cavell8.833363Canada-AB2023Canadian Rockies 
15.Top Notch Peak9.23123USA-WY245Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
16.Bonanza Peak8.712899USA-WA1131Cascade Range2017-07-15
17.Goode Mountain8.62804USA-WA1161Cascade Range2017-08-07
18.Dome Peak8.82719USA-WA927Cascade Range2001-08-26
19.Forbidden Peak9.222687USA-WA322Cascade Range 
20.Mount Henkel8.82673USA-MT186Central Montana Rocky Mountains 
21.Dorado Needle92573USA-WA244Cascade Range2012-08-11 a
22.Three Fingers8.652088USA-WA1369Cascade Range2007-07-31
23.Lodalskåpa92083Norway783Scandinavian Mountains 
24.El Morrón de la Agujereada9.41956Spain1956North Atlantic Islands 
25.Unnecessary Mountain8.711548Canada-BC108Coast Mountains 

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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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