Snapshot Grid for World/EU - 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 - Countries    


YearScandUK/NW EurIberiaAlpsS EuropeE EuropeN AmericaS AmericaME-Ind-CAsAsia E+SEAfricaAust-Ocean
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 BeagΔ la Cabaneta         
1997 Δ Braeriach          
1998 Δ Cairn Gorm  Δ Capanne       
1999 Δ Sgurr na Lapaich        Δ Jebel Toubkal 
2000 Δ Beinn a'Bhuird          
2001 Δ Ben Avon          
2002 Δ Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais    Δ Washington    Δ Ruapehu
2003 Δ Ben Nevis Δ Blanc        
2004 Δ Stob Coir'an Albannaich          
2005 Δ Carn Eige Δ Pigne D'Arolla        
2006 Δ Sgurr ThuilmΔ Montserrat-Sant Jeroni Δ Vatican Hill  Δ Huayna PotosíΔ Olympus   
2007 Δ Le Chasseral Δ Piz Languard  Δ Chirripó     
2008 Δ Crêt de la NeigeΔ MulhacénΔ Cima Presanella        
2009 Δ Le SoliatΔ AlmanzorΔ RheinwaldhornΔ Cimone Δ Tamalpais-W Pk     
2010 Δ Puy de Sancy Δ Triglav  Δ Elbert     
2011 Δ Le Klintzkopf Δ Wildspitze  Δ San Gorgonio     
2012 Δ Mézenc Δ Dammastock Δ Großer ArberΔ Charleston  Δ Kinabalu  
2013 Δ Chaume des Champis Δ Piz Calderas Δ Helpter BergΔ Jefferson     
2014 Δ L'Ungersberg Δ Großglockner Δ KlínovecΔ Rose     
2015Δ GaldhøpiggenΔ GrasmoorΔ LoboΔ Barre des ÉcrinsΔ Punta la Marmora Δ Miller     
2016 Δ Gazon de FaingΔ CarlitΔ Tödi Δ Gerlachovský štítΔ Konocti     
2017 Δ Kandel Δ Rinderberg      Δ Jandía 
YearScandUK/NW EurIberiaAlpsS EuropeE EuropeN AmericaS AmericaME-Ind-CAsAsia E+SEAfricaAust-Ocean


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:

  • "UK/NW Eur" includes The UK, Ireland, and the area north and west of the Pyrennes and Alps.
  • "Iberia" includes all of the Pyrneees.
  • "ME-Ind-CAs" includes the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, Greater Himalaya, and Central Asia.
  • "Asia E + SE" includes East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Malay Archipelago, and Siberia.

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