Snapshot Grid for Western USA - Highest Point Reached

Tim Hagan's Ascents by Year/Place

Links for other Grid Types:Use Meters 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:
  Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe - Countries    Europe/World Hybrid    


0Δ Panorama Point    
1971Δ Si    
1973Δ Snoqualmie    
1974Δ Hinman    
1975Δ Rainier    
1978Δ Tokaloo Rock    
1979Δ Rainier    
1980Δ Glacier    
1981Δ Rainier-X    
1982Δ Rainier    
1983Δ RainierΔ HoodΔ Shasta-X  
1984Δ Rainier    
1985Δ Rainier    
1986Δ Rainier    
1987Δ Adams    
1988Δ Fortress    
1989Δ Rainier    
1990Δ Rainier    
1991Δ Logan-X    
1992Δ BakerΔ Hood   
1993Δ Rainier-X  Δ Angels LandingΔ Humphreys
1994Δ Black-X    
1995Δ Baker Δ Whitney-X  
1996Δ Rainier    
1997Δ Rainier Δ Whitney  
1998Δ Baker-X    
1999Δ Red    
2000Δ Rainier    
2001Δ Baker    
2002Δ Observation Rock    
2003Δ BurroughsΔ Saddle   
2004Δ Observation Rock    
2005Δ Pyramid    
2006Δ Navaho    
2007Δ Fernow-X    
2008Δ Snoqualmie    
2009Δ Three Fools    
2010Δ Seven Fingered Jack-X    
2011Δ Columbia    
2012Δ Rainier-X    
2013Δ Fortune    
2014Δ Navaho    


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.

Notes on Regions:

  • The "ND->TX" column includes 6 states: ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, and TX.

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