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U.S. State High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Bill Jacobs's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 44 out of 50, or 88%)

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
2.CaliforniaMount Whitney14,49810,0781 1988-07-15 
3.ColoradoMount Elbert14,43390731 2000-08-20 
4.WashingtonMount Rainier14,41113,246  
5.WyomingGannett Peak13,8047076  
6.HawaiiMauna Kea13,79613,7961 2011-10-13 
7.UtahKings Peak13,52863481 2006-08-24 
8.New MexicoWheeler Peak13,16134091 1996-10-03 
9.NevadaBoundary Peak13,1402531 2002-08-13 
10.MontanaGranite Peak12,7994759  
11.IdahoBorah Peak12,6625982  
12.ArizonaHumphreys Peak12,63360391 1995-10-13 
13.OregonMount Hood11,2397706  
14.TexasGuadalupe Peak874930291 1994-05-05 
15.South DakotaBlack Elk Peak723129111 2012-05-19 
16.North CarolinaMount Mitchell668460891 1992-05-30 
17.TennesseeClingmans Dome664345031 1992-05-29 
18.New HampshireMount Washington628861481 1984-07-15 
19.VirginiaMount Rogers572924491 1992-05-30 
20.NebraskaPanorama Point5426261 2005-10-24 
21.New YorkMount Marcy534449141 1995-06-08 
22.MaineKatahdin526842881 1999-09-13 
23.OklahomaBlack Mesa497301 1994-05-04 
24.West VirginiaSpruce Knob486127811 1996-06-30 
25.GeorgiaBrasstown Bald478421081 1992-05-29 
26.VermontMount Mansfield439336331 1995-06-07 
27.KentuckyBlack Mountain413918991 1992-05-29 
28.KansasMount Sunflower4039191 1993-11-04 
29.South CarolinaSassafras Mountain35547541 1992-05-30 
30.North DakotaWhite Butte35065461 2012-05-20 
31.MassachusettsMount Greylock348724631 1995-09-14 
32.MarylandBackbone Mountain3360801 1996-06-30 
33.PennsylvaniaMount Davis32136531 1995-05-20 
34.ArkansasMagazine Mountain275321331 1992-11-16 
35.AlabamaCheaha Mountain240514451 1992-05-22 
36.ConnecticutMount Frissell-South Slope238001 1994-07-25 
37.MinnesotaEagle Mountain230113211 2014-05-28 
38.MichiganMount Arvon19799491 2014-05-23 
39.WisconsinTimms Hill19514251 2014-05-22 
40.New JerseyHigh Point18038831 1994-07-24 
41.MissouriTaum Sauk Mountain17725121 1993-11-03 
42.IowaHawkeye Point1670401 1999-06-16 
43.OhioCampbell Hill15496391 1996-04-30 
44.IndianaHoosier Hill12572971 1996-04-30 
45.IllinoisCharles Mound1235951 1999-06-16 
46.Rhode IslandJerimoth Hill8121921 2010-06-24 
47.MississippiWoodall Mountain8062961 1992-11-16 
48.LouisianaDriskill Mountain5352251 1992-11-17 
49.DelawareEbright Azimuth450401 1995-04-15 
50.FloridaBritton Hill345651 1992-04-11 

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Bill Jacobs, 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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