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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Dirk Rogstad

No one can call themselves an experienced mountaineer unless they have turned back unsuccessfully from some of their summit attempts. Climbing is a game of knowing when to press on and when to bail, and these choices can mean the difference between great success and needless death. It is a misnomer, of course, to call any trip into the mountains “unsuccessful” —these attempts are often richer experiences with far more opportunities for learning and growth.

The following table shows all of Dirk Rogstad's unsuccessful attempts. If the peak was climbed later, then the successful ascent date is noted, and how much time elapsed since the attempt. The “Attempt” column will be 2, 3, or other higher numbers for peaks that have been unsuccessfully attempted more than once. Unsuccessful attempts of peaks that have already been climbed are also shown.

Ascent DateTrip ReportPeak or PointElev-ftReached-ftAttemptLocationProm-ftSuccess DateTime Elapsed
2013-12-21 Guye Peak51684000 USA-WA5282015-05-021 Year, 132 Days Later
2014-02-08 North Twin66405000 USA-WA680 
2014-03-02 Bandera Mountain52413260 USA-WA9612017-07-09 a3 Years, 129 Days Later
2014-09-06TRCathedral Rock67246500 USA-WA1084 
2014-10-04 Mount Stuart94157400 USA-WA53542016-06-051 Year, 245 Days Later
2014-10-12 Cashmere Mountain85017000 USA-WA1581 
2015-04-11 Mount Stuart941571002USA-WA53542016-06-051 Year, 55 Days Later
2015-11-22 Mount Hood112399000 USA-OR7706 
2016 Lundin Peak60576000 USA-WA217 
2017-01-07 McClellan Butte51625161 USA-WA14420000Already Climbed
2018-03-03 Snoqualmie Mountain62785000 USA-WA9982014-07-19Already Climbed
2018-05-27 Mount Shuksan91316200 USA-WA4411 

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