Snapshot Grid for Europe - Highest Point Reached

Peter Stone'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/PortSwitzItalyEast EUGreeceRussia
1973 Δ Sugar Loaf        
1977 Δ Ben Lawers        
1978 Δ Snowdon        
1979 Δ Castle Rock Edinburgh        
1983 Δ Bleaklow Head        
1984 Δ Scafell Pike        
1985 Δ Scafell Δ Buet      
1986 Δ Glyder Fach Δ El TallónΔ El Tallón     
1987 Δ Snowdon        
1988 Δ Carnedd Llewelyn      Δ Acropolis 
1989 Δ Whernside        
1990 Δ Cairn Gorm Δ Blanc-X Δ MettelhornΔ Blanc-X   
1991Δ SveinstindurΔ Ben Nevis  Δ Mulhacén     
1992 Δ Moel Siabod        
1995 Δ Carrauntoohil        
1996 Δ Ben More        
1997 Δ Turner's Hill        
1998 Δ Brown Willy  Δ Teide     
1999 Δ Roseberry Topping        
2000 Δ Scafell Pike        
2001 Δ Sgurr Alasdair        
2002 Δ Fairfield        
2003 Δ Craig y Llyn        
2004 Δ Snowdon        
2005 Δ Scafell Pike        
2006 Δ Snowdon        
2007 Δ Ben Nevis        
2008 Δ Helvellyn Δ Ventoux  Δ Vesuvius-X   
2009 Δ Sgurr Alasdair Δ des Avaloirs      
2010 Δ Cross Fell        
2011 Δ Slieve Donard Δ Blanc Δ CastorΔ Blanc   
2012 Δ Ben Macdui        
2013 Δ Ben More        
2014 Δ SaddleΔ Signal de BotrangeΔ Chamechaude     Δ Elbrus
2015 Δ Liathach        
2016Δ KebnekaiseΔ Ben Nevis Δ Blanc   Δ Suur Munamagi  
2017 Δ Beinn A’ Ghlo        
YearScandUK/IreBeneluxFranceSpain/PortSwitzItalyEast EUGreeceRussia


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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