Snapshot Grid for Western USA - Highest Point Reached

Terry Flood'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    


1979  Δ Half Dome      
1981  Δ San Jacinto      
1982  Δ Point Loma      
1983  Δ Cuyamaca      
1984  Δ Stonewall      
1985  Δ Cuyamaca      
1986  Δ Whale      
1987  Δ Foster Point      
1988  Δ Villager      
1989  Δ SawtoothΔ Charleston   Δ Signal 
1990  Δ North Palisade  Δ Navajo Δ Humphreys 
1991  Δ Whitney    Δ Tipton 
1992 Δ AshlandΔ WilliamsonΔ Boundary   Δ Baboquivari 
1993  Δ SplitΔ Rose Δ North Guardian Angel Δ Mohave 
1994  Δ SillΔ Grapevine     
1995  Δ Shasta Δ Gannett    
1996  Δ Starlight   Δ Wilson  
1997Δ Rainier Δ ThunderboltΔ Turtlehead  Δ WindomΔ Chiricahua 
1998Δ Saint HelensΔ HoodΔ WinchellΔ Wilson  Δ ElbertΔ Ibex 
1999  Δ Bear Creek SpireΔ Griffith  Δ La PlataΔ Haystack 
2000  Δ Middle PalisadeΔ Fletcher     
2001Δ AdamsΔ McLoughlinΔ Barnard   Δ Crestone Peak-E PkΔ PinkleyΔ Wheeler
2002 Δ ScottΔ LassenΔ Shenandoah     
2003  Δ BarcroftΔ Mountain Spring  Δ UncompahgreΔ Cunningham 
2004  Δ GoodeΔ Table Δ KingsΔ BierstadtΔ Peak 2860 
2005Δ Lookout Δ JumpoffΔ Peeper Benchmark  Δ Evans  
2006  Δ HurdΔ Snow Valley  Δ BlancaΔ Wilson 
2007  Δ White MountainΔ Sheep  Δ Lindsey  
2008  Δ White Mountains Radio FacilityΔ Magruder  Δ QuandaryΔ Hualapai 
2009  Δ MitchellΔ LeeΔ Medicine Bow Δ ShermanΔ Crossman 
2010  Δ TrailmasterΔ South Sister Δ Brian HeadΔ PikesΔ Harquahala 
2011  Δ LookoutΔ Red Benchmark  Δ GraysΔ Lemmon 
2012  Δ MazourkaΔ Cathedral Rock Δ SunsetΔ Democrat  
2013  Δ MonacheΔ Knoll Δ Fish Lake HightopΔ Trail Ridge  
2014  Δ Cottonwood BenchmarkΔ Mountain Edge     
2015  Δ Peak 11245Δ Bullfrog     
2016  Δ CopperΔ Fire Station Hill     
2017  Δ Clarice Δ RendezvousΔ Angels Landing   


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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