Snapshot Grid for Europe - Highest Point Reached

Rob Woodall'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    


0 Δ Braeriach-Carn na Criche         
1970 Δ Snowdon         
1976 Δ Carnedd Llewelyn         
1977 Δ Kinder Scout         
1978 Δ Glyder Fawr         
1981 Δ Ben Nevis         
1982 Δ Helvellyn         
1983 Δ Cross Fell         
1985 Δ Aran Fawddwy         
1986 Δ Bidean Nam Bian         
1987 Δ Ben Macdui         
1988 Δ Braeriach         
1989 Δ Cairn Toul         
1990 Δ Ben Avon         
1991 Δ Fara         
1992 Δ Sgurr nan Eugallt         
1993 Δ Leathad an Taobhain         
1994 Δ Beinn Dearg         
1995 Δ Ben Tee         
1997 Δ Ben Nevis         
1998 Δ Doune Hill    Δ Alphubel    
1999 Δ Scafell Pike Δ Blanc du Tacul  Δ Zumsteinspitze Δ Zumsteinspitze  
2000 Δ Buidhe Bheinn    Δ Grand Combin    
2001 Δ Dunkery Beacon         
2002 Δ Snaefell         
2003 Δ Conachair         
2004 Δ Baurtregaum        Δ Ida
2005 Δ Sawel Δ Cinto       
2006 Δ Whernside Δ Buet  Δ Cornettes de Bise Δ Chetif  
2007 Δ Blencathra  Δ Teide      
2008 Δ Barbay Hill   Δ ZugspitzeΔ Piz KeschΔ ZugspitzeΔ OrtlesΔ MusalaΔ Olympus
2009 Δ Mullach an Eilein Δ Puy de SancyΔ Mulhacén Δ Rheinwaldhorn Δ Punta la Marmora  
2010 Δ Lighthouse Hill Δ BlancΔ Torreón del Pinar  Δ RosaΔ HochkönigΔ Blanc  
2011Δ VehuskjerringiΔ Sanda Island Δ Grand BallonΔ TorrecerredoΔ FeldbergΔ Piz BerninaΔ Großglockner  Δ Oros Giona
2012 Δ Tryfan    Δ SchwarzhornΔ Schesaplana  Δ Ida
2013 Δ Mullach an Eilein  Δ Serra da Estrela Δ Piz Calderas Δ Togano  
2014 Δ Viewing Hill  Δ Montanha do Pico Δ Muttler Δ Piz SesvennaΔ MoldoveanuΔ Olympus
2015Δ GaldhøpiggenΔ OughtmoreΔ Signal de Botrange        


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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