Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Highest Point Reached

Adam Walker's Ascents by Year/Month

Links for other Snapshot Grids:Use Metric Color Ranges
  Highest Peak Climbed    Most Prominent Peak Climbed    Most Isolated Peak Climbed    Most Vertical Gain Hiked    Highest Climber-Defined Quality    Top Ascents in all Categories  


2001   Δ Sehome Hill    Δ Cruz Alta   
2003           Δ Diamond Head
2004    Δ Point 3841Δ Si   Δ Johnston Ridge  
2005    Δ GraniteΔ DefianceΔ RainierΔ Pilchuck    
2006 Δ SiΔ Rattlesnake LedgeΔ (Muir)Δ McClellan ButteΔ BakerΔ Rainier-Southeast Crater RimΔ PilchuckΔ Hidden Lake PeaksΔ Tomyhoi-X Δ Oyster Dome
2007 Δ Blanchard HillΔ MailboxΔ Baker-XΔ Goat Mountain-W PkΔ WinchesterΔ RainierΔ Deception-XΔ MuirΔ Dickerman Δ Kilimanjaro
2008  Δ West TigerΔ MailboxΔ Muir  Δ (Tomyhoi)Δ Three FingersΔ EsmeraldaΔ Saint Helens 
2009Δ PrattΔ ArrowheadΔ SantiagoΔ Hood-XΔ TiffanyΔ Zi iobΔ PaintedΔ ApexΔ ElbertΔ (Muir)Δ OrizabaΔ Evergreen
2010Δ San Juan HillΔ Middle ChiwaukumΔ EldoradoΔ Hurricane HillΔ OlympusΔ North GardnerΔ GlacierΔ CraterΔ DavidΔ SloanΔ KloneΔ Chorolque
2011Δ AconcaguaΔ San Jacinto Δ Cypress Island HPΔ Rittner HornΔ DragontailΔ BonanzaΔ FortressΔ TempleΔ AixΔ Big ChiefΔ Whitney
2012Δ TelescopeΔ PineΔ DevilsΔ ZugspitzeΔ Cannon-XΔ BakerΔ LudwigshöheΔ SchilthornΔ DomeΔ TowerΔ AnnΔ Low
2013Δ San Gorgonio Δ Kala PattarΔ Sarangkot Δ Silver StarΔ LagoΔ GoodeΔ BigelowΔ CannonΔ SorceryΔ Wrightson
2014Δ WhitehorseΔ BlowdownΔ ShastaΔ BonaparteΔ EarlΔ BorahΔ RobinsonΔ CoryΔ Raven RidgeΔ CopperΔ Picacho del DiabloΔ Baden-Powell
2015Δ Last ChanceΔ Galena Peak WestΔ Charleston-XΔ ReynoldsΔ GaribaldiΔ McDonaldΔ LoganΔ HinmanΔ FernowΔ MaudeΔ West Tiger Mountain #2Δ Miller
2016Δ Mauna KeaΔ Tapuae-o-UenukuΔ RuapehuΔ LennoxΔ ArgonautΔ Ruby DomeΔ TimpanogosΔ BannockΔ ScottΔ Lion RockΔ PotosiΔ Hayford
2017Δ OrizabaΔ ChirripóΔ MaturangoΔ DoubleΔ Elija RidgeΔ PrimusΔ CloudΔ North SisterΔ WedgeΔ PattersonΔ White MountainΔ Tipton
2018Δ GriffithΔ La MadreΔ New York Mountains HPΔ HumphreysΔ Delano       


Legend for Color Coding

20,000 feet or more
14,000 to 19,999 feet
10,000 to 13,999 feet
5,000 to 9,999 feet
2,000 to 4,999 feet
Below 2,000 ft

About the Snapshot Year-Month Grid

General Considerations:

  • "-X" after a peak name means an unsuccessful ascent, for example "Rainier-X".
  • A parenthetical name is a non-summit goal hike, for example, "(Snow Lake Hike)" or "(Rainier)".
  • The Δ triangle symbol is a hyperlink to the detailed Ascent Page for that ascent. The peak name is a link to the Peak Page for that peak.
  • The color of the cell shows how high, prominent, isolated, or high-quality the peak/ascent is, and the color ranges are shown in the legend to the left.
  • If the color is based on altitude, prominence, or vertical gain, you can switch between meters-based ranges or feet-based ranges. These are set up to be generally equivalent.

This grid comes in seven "flavors", each one showing a different "top" peak for a month. The flavors or categories are:

  1. Highest Point Reached. Can be an unsucessful attempt or non-summit goal hike.
  2. Highest Peak Climbed. Sometimes not the same as highest point, if that point was an unsuccessful ascent or a non-summit goal hike.
  3. Most Prominent Peak climbed. Note that many peaks in the database do not yet have a prominence value.
  4. Most Isolated Peak climbed. Isolation values may not be 100% accurate, since most are cacluated to nearest higher peak in the database.
  5. Peak with most vertical gain hiked. Note that many climbers do not enter vertical gain information on their ascents. Also, if several summits are grouped in a "trip", then the total gain for all ascents in that trip is assigned to the trip high point.
  6. Peak with the highest "Quality" value--this is a subjective number from 1-10 given by the climber. Note that many climbers have not given any of their ascents quality numbers.
  7. Finally, "Top Ascents in All Categories", which shows, for each month, the unique peaks from all the 6 other categories. In many cases, one or two peaks will be the leader in the 6 categories, since often the highest peak climbed for a month is also the highest point reached, the most prominent peak, and the one with the most gain. But in some cases several peaks may appear for a month.

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