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Cathedral Peak (right) rises above the Fifty Mountain meadows in lacier National Park. View is from the summit of Mount Kipp (2011-08-17). Photo by Ralph Thornton.
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I enjoy exploring the backcountry of Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness of Montana. I began climbing in Glacier National Park in 1974. To date I have reached 201 of the 234 Glacier National Park summits listed by the Glacier Mountaineering Society (glacier I also spend a bunch of time in the Bob Marshall Wilderness and have submitted numerous peak, mostly on the east side of the Continental Divide where I live. Now in my 70s I reach fewer summits than my peak years but reaching the tops of mountains is still very pleasurable. You can visit my Ear Mountain Photography website at


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Done
Glacier National Park 10,000-foot Peaks6100
Glacier National Park Technical Peaks5100
Glacier National Park 9,000-foot Peaks5288.1
Montana Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence3021
Hawaii County Prominence Peaks120
Hawaii County High Points120
Montana Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence11015.4
Montana Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation511.9
Peakbagging Montana List of 53 Peaks611.3
Montana County Prominence Peaks610.7
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Whitetail Peak12551USA-MT1990-08-06
Mount Cleveland10466USA-MT1977
Mount Stimson10142USA-MT1979-08-15
Kintla Peak10101USA-MT1984-08-14
Mount Jackson10052USA-MT1977
Mount Siyeh10014USA-MT1977
Mount Merritt10004USA-MT1980-08-10
Kaiser Point9996USA-MT2006-08-22
Kinnerly Peak9944USA-MT1980-08-02
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Mount Cleveland5226USA-MT1977
Kintla Peak4401USA-MT1984-08-14
Mount Stimson4382USA-MT1979-08-15
Sacagawea Peak3930USA-MT1990-07-31
Rainbow Peak3636USA-MT2002-08-09
West Butte3633USA-MT2010-05-22
Mount Jackson3406USA-MT1977
Rocky Mountain3232USA-MT2000
Mount Siyeh3106USA-MT1977
Overall Statistics and Ranks  (Updated every 24 hours)
P-Index: 192  (Rank #427/18827)Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 14  (Rank #2931/18481)Link to Peak List sorted by isolation
E-Index: 258  (Rank #492/18243)Link to Peak List sorted by elevation
Ascents: 689  (Rank #409/22039)Count of all logged ascents
Peaks/Points: 330  (Rank #747/21955)Count of distinct peaks/points climbed
Peaks on Lists: 125  (Rank #1489/20899)Count of distinct peaks that are on lists
P100m Peaks: 258  (Rank #498/21104)Count of peaks with 100m of promienence
      (See Prominence Summary Page for more prominence breakdowns)
Distance:  mi  (Rank #4301/22039)Sum of all distance hiked
Trip Reports: 120  (Rank #469/9127)Count of posted trip reports
Days with Ascents: 117  (Rank #671/20300)Days with a new 100m prominence peak


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