Peakbagging Page for Matthew Nelson

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User Created Content



I grew up in Golden, Colorado, though I didn't hike much there. I attended the University of Colorado, and moved to Boston MA after graduation. As soon as I moved away from the mountains, I immediately began to miss them. Now I would spend every weekend in the mountains if I could. I am looking to gain experience in winter climbing and ice climbing.

I am currently a mechanical engineer working near Providence, living in Watertown MA.

I hike mostly with people from my church(, Brighton MA) but am always looking for hiking/camping/climbing partners around New England. Feel free to e-mail me if you want to get together for a hike or a rock climb. I have met alot of great people hiking, and I would love to meet more around New England. If you ever need a partner for snowshoeing or ice climbing, I'd love to go any time.

Working on vehicles (2000 4Runner, I bought a lemon, fixing it up. 1992 Yamaha XJ600, 2002 Suzuki V-Strom 1000)
Rock Climbing
Snowshoeing and Ice climbing

My most memorable climbs:
Mt Yale: My first 14er
Mt Harvard: Best views I have ever seen, anywhere

Me on Summit of Mt Harvard CO

Joel and me (white hat) near the summit of Mt Lafayette in NH.


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Highest Priority Lists
ListPriority% Done
AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers1100
Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Done
New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks48100
AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers48100
Trailwright New Hampshire 4000 footers6387.5
AMC New England 4000-footers5074.6
New England 4000-foot Peaks5073.5
YMCA Alpine Club List (NH)6565
AMC New England Hundred Highest5555
New Hampshire 3500-foot Peaks5553.9
Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks5045.9
New England 3700-foot Peaks5644.8
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Harvard14420USA-CO2011-07-08
Mount Yale14196USA-CO2005-08-05
Pikes Peak14110USA-COUnknown
Peak 812987USA-CO2003
Peak 712665USA-CO2003
Mount Washington6288USA-NH2007-09-22
Mount Adams5799USA-NH2009-09-05 b
Mount Jefferson5712USA-NH2009-09-05 d
Doi Langka Noi5709Thailand2011-10-21
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Washington6148USA-NH2007-09-22
Pikes Peak5510USA-COUnknown
Katahdin4288USA-ME2012-07-21 a
Mount Lafayette3320USA-NH2007-10-27 a
Mount Moosilauke2932USA-NH2012-09-08
Carter Dome2821USA-NH2011-06-10 b
Mount Cabot2661USA-NH2010-06-12 j
South Kinsman Mountain2398USA-NH2010-06-19 b
Mount Harvard2340USA-CO2011-07-08
Overall Statistics and Ranks  (Updated every 24 hours)
P-Index: 67  (Rank #3221/21454)Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 12  (Rank #3935/21058)Link to Peak List sorted by isolation
E-Index: 51  (Rank #3485/20741)Link to Peak List sorted by elevation
Ascents: 206  (Rank #1808/24896)Count of all logged ascents
Peaks/Points: 116  (Rank #2736/24799)Count of distinct peaks/points climbed
Peaks on Lists: 90  (Rank #2426/23560)Count of distinct peaks that are on lists
P100m Peaks: 51  (Rank #3487/23808)Count of peaks with 100m of promienence
      (See Prominence Summary Page for more prominence breakdowns)
Vertical Gain: 254,726 ft  (Rank #446/6219)Sum of all vertical gain hiked
Distance: 592 mi  (Rank #479/24896)Sum of all distance hiked
Trip Reports: 131  (Rank #484/10201)Count of posted trip reports
Days with Ascents: 38  (Rank #3192/22963)Days with a new 100m prominence peak


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