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U.S. State High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Jamie Bakken's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 29 out of 50, or 58%)

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
2.CaliforniaMount Whitney14,49810,078  
3.ColoradoMount Elbert14,43390731 2011-08-11 
4.WashingtonMount Rainier14,41113,246  
5.WyomingGannett Peak13,8047076  
6.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,796  
7.UtahKings Peak13,5286348  
8.New MexicoWheeler Peak13,16134091 2009-08-30 
9.NevadaBoundary Peak13,140253  
10.MontanaGranite Peak12,7994759  
11.IdahoBorah Peak12,6625982  
12.ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,6336039  
13.OregonMount Hood11,2397706  
14.TexasGuadalupe Peak87493029  
15.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak723129111 2005-07-03 
16.North CarolinaMount Mitchell668460891 2010-05-31 
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome664345031 2010-06-01 
18.New HampshireMount Washington62886148  
19.VirginiaMount Rogers572924491 2010-05-31 
20.NebraskaPanorama Point5426261 2011-08-13 
21.New YorkMount Marcy53444914  
23.OklahomaBlack Mesa497301 2009-05-22 
24.West VirginiaSpruce Knob486127811 2013-05-30 
25.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald478421081 2010-05-30 
26.VermontMount Mansfield43933633  
27.KentuckyBlack Mountain413918991 2010-06-01 
28.KansasMount Sunflower4039191 2009-05-21 
29.South CarolinaSassafras Mountain35547541 2010-05-30 
30.North DakotaWhite Butte35065461 2010-08-13 
31.MassachusettsMount Greylock34872463  
32.MarylandBackbone Mountain3360801 2013-05-28 
33.PennsylvaniaMount Davis32136531 2008-08-31 
34.ArkansasMagazine Mountain275321331 2008-03-28 
35.AlabamaCheaha Mountain240514451 2009-11-06 
36.ConnecticutMount Frissell-South Slope23720  
37.MinnesotaEagle Mountain230113211 2003-01-22 
38.MichiganMount Arvon19789481 2002-11-09 
39.WisconsinTimms Hill19514251 2002-11-10 
40.New JerseyHigh Point1803883  
41.MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain17725121 2005-04-01 
42.IowaHawkeye Point1670401 2005-06-30 
43.OhioCampbell Hill15496391 2013-05-25 
44.IndianaHoosier Hill12572971 2008-08-31 
45.IllinoisCharles Mound1235951 2004-09-04 
46.Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill812192  
47.MississippiWoodall Mountain8062961 2008-03-31 
48.LouisianaDriskill Mountain5352251 2008-03-29 
49.DelawareEbright Azimuth44232  
50.FloridaBritton Hill345651 2009-11-10 

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Jamie Bakken, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

The fifty state high points of the United States are an increasingly popular peakbagging pursuit. There is a club (the Highpointers) and several guidebooks to completing this diverse list of peaks.

Of the fifty high points, five require real mountaineering skills: Denali in Alaska; Washington state's Mount Rainier and Oregon's Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwest; and Montana's Granite Peak and Wyoming's Gannett Peak in the Northern Rockies. Another five or so (Illinois, Kentucky, and others) are on private land and require landowner permission or visiting on specially scheduled open access dates.

Most of the remaining state summits are easy hikes or drive-ups. Hiking the cool forests of the Appalachians, exploring the windy, lonely high plains, and backpacking above treeline in the western mountains are all part of the great fun of this scavenger hunt.

This list includes does not include the high point of the District of Columbia. This is the version the Highpointers Club recognizes.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Fifty State Summits, Guide with Maps to State Highpoints (Zumwalt)
       Highpoints of the United States: A Guide to the Fifty State Summits (Holmes)
       Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints (Winger)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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