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I have been fortunate in climbing and scrambling a multitude of named and no name peaks in lower 48 US, New Zealand, and Canada; and, numerous backpacking trips. The majority of these have been in Washington State where I live. Perhaps the most memorable mountaineering event happened in 2007 when I completed the Pacific Crest Trail, Mexico to Canada, with wife Diane in 172 days in one season. This included summiting roughly 75 summits along the journey northbound. During our journey, we followed the mantra of Ed Viesturs that being careful, taking your time, and always finishing by returning safely surpasses all other expectations. I am currently passionate about completing the 5000' prominence List of 57 summits and have completed 16(just started the List in summer, 2014) My favorite and most challenging climb was Mt. Aspiring, South Island, New Zealand, done privately with friend and peakbagger Andy Boos. We also did 6 others on same trip including Mt. Ruapehu and Mt. Taranaki on the North Island. I have dreams of doing the Triple Crown for thru-hikers of the Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail now completed. I am often looking for others to climb with and welcome hearing from others.


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Complete
Mountaineers 6-Peak Pin6100
Mountaineers 5-Peak Pin5100
USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence3968.4
Ultras of the Contiguous United States3968.4
5000 foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States3167.4
Mazamas Sixteen Northwest Peaks Award1062.5
Chemeketan Eighteen Northwest Peaks Award1161.1
Peaks with most Unsuccessful Attempts1560
USA Lower 48 Range3 High Points1152.4
Cascade Volcanoes Peak Pin1050
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Whitney14498USA-CA1926-06 07
Mount Elbert14433USA-CO2018-07-14
Mount Rainier14411USA-WA1915-06 09
Blanca Peak14345USA-CO2018-07-11
Pikes Peak14110USA-CO2018-07-10
Kings Peak13528USA-UT1923-06 14
Cloud Peak13167USA-WY2015-07-04
Wheeler Peak13063USA-NV1916-06-22
Mount Peale12721USA-UT2018-07-16
Borah Peak12662USA-ID2015-07-01
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Rainier13246USA-WA1915-06 09
Mount Whitney10078USA-CA1926-06 07
Mount Elbert9073USA-CO2018-07-14
Mount Baker8812USA-WA1916-07 10
San Jacinto Peak8319USA-CA1930-04 07
Mount Adams8116USA-WA1920-08 98
Mount Olympus7838USA-WA2016-08-02
Mount Hood7706USA-OR1921-06 05
Wheeler Peak7563USA-NV1916-06-22
Glacier Peak7498USA-WA1922-07
P-Index: 104    Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 41    Link to Peak List sorted by isolation
E-Index: 104    Link to Peak List sorted by elevation


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