Snapshot Grid for Europe - Highest Point Reached

Lee Newton's Ascents by Year/Place

Links for other Grid Types:Use Feet 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  
Links for other Regional Divisions:
  Western USA - States    Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe/World Hybrid    


YearScandUK/IreBeneluxFranceSpain/PortGermanySwitzAustriaItalyEast EUBalkans
1982 Δ Arthur’s Seat         
1986 Δ Black Hill         
1990 Δ Allermuir Hill         
1992 Δ Scald Law         
1993 Δ Ben More      Δ Titano  
1994 Δ Ben Macdui         
1995 Δ Binnein Mor         
1996 Δ Aonach Beag  Δ la Cabaneta      
1997 Δ Braeriach         
1998 Δ Cairn Gorm      Δ Capanne  
1999 Δ Sgurr na Lapaich         
2000 Δ Beinn a'Bhuird         
2001 Δ Ben Avon         
2002 Δ Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais         
2003 Δ Ben Nevis Δ Blanc    Δ Blanc  
2004 Δ Stob Coir'an Albannaich         
2005 Δ Carn Eige    Δ Pigne D'Arolla    
2006 Δ Sgurr Thuilm  Δ Montserrat-Sant Jeroni   Δ Vatican Hill  
2007 Δ Aran Fawddwy Δ Le Molkenrain Δ FeldbergΔ Piz Languard Δ Cima Tosa  
2008   Δ Pointe Percée-XΔ MulhacénΔ BelchenΔ Sommet des Diablerets Δ Cima Presanella  
2009   Δ d'OrΔ AlmanzorΔ Hoher RandenΔ RheinwaldhornΔ ZirbitzkogelΔ Cimone  
2010 Δ CarrauntoohilΔ Signal de BotrangeΔ Le Taillefer Δ ErbeskopfΔ Le CatogneΔ HochstuhlΔ Kanin Δ Triglav
2011 Δ Botley Hill Δ Cornettes de Bise Δ BrockenΔ Aroser RothornΔ Wildspitze   
2012   Δ Mézenc Δ ZugspitzeΔ DammastockΔ Hoher Dachstein   
2013 Δ Earl's Seat Δ Chaume des Champis Δ SonntagshornΔ Piz CalderasΔ PolinikΔ Jôf di Montasio  
2014 Δ Carn Mor Δ Roc d'Enfer Δ BenediktenwandΔ Piz KeschΔ GroßglocknerΔ Piz SesvennaΔ Klínovec 
2015Δ GaldhøpiggenΔ GrasmoorΔ Brussels HPΔ Barre des ÉcrinsΔ LoboΔ SoiernspitzeΔ Pilatus-EselΔ Rietzer GrieskogelΔ Punta la Marmora  
2016 Δ Leinster Δ CarlitΔ PuigmalΔ GeigelsteinΔ TödiΔ ThanellerΔ BasòdinoΔ Gerlachovský štít 
2017 Δ Foinaven  Δ JandíaΔ RiedbergerhornΔ Rinderberg    
YearScandUK/IreBeneluxFranceSpain/PortGermanySwitzAustriaItalyEast EUBalkans


Legend for Color Coding

6,000 meters or more
4,000 to 5,999 meters
3,000 to 3,999 meters
1,500 to 2,999 meters
600 to 1,499 meters
Below 600 meters

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.

Notes on Regions:

  • Microstates and small islands are included in the nearest or most logical larger grouping.

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