Peakbagging Page for Ken Jones

Personal Climb Logs

The links below take you to dynamically generated lists of Ken Jones's peakbagging activity.

Social Networking

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Personal Lists

Lists personally created by Ken Jones. (Search for Lists from other climbers).

  • Personal Lists: Shows all lists created by Ken Jones. Includes Query Lists created using the Query Tool, and "Pick-and-Choose" Lists created by selecting individual peaks.
    • Search for Lists: Search across all lists hosted on the site, both "main" lists and those created by all climbers.
  • Wish List: A list of unclimbed peaks that are high-priority and/or have immediate climbing plans.

Time-Period Summary Reports

These reports show number of peaks climbed, highest point reached, and other statistics grouped by year or month.

User Created Content

US County High Point Links

Ken Jones has self-identified as interested in climbing to the high points of counties in the United States.

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Beginning the return walk on "the ledge" below Stoney Indian Peaks, on the descent of Mt Cleveland. It ends at the small notch on the left side of the picture (2017-08-18). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Crossing a steep snowfield just below the summit of Mt Spickard (2016-07-13). Photo by Ken Jones.
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The Jones family on the windy summit of Cerro Chirripo (2006-12-24). Photo by Ken Jones.
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I've been bagging peaks of various sorts since I was 16. I started with the L.A. Sierra Club's Hundred Peaks Section, Sierra Peaks Section, and Desert Peaks Section (completing the first of those lists in 1997; I'll probably never finish the other two although I still hit a new DPS peak every once in a while). I moved on to Mazamas lists when I moved to Oregon. I tackled the state highpoints next, completing in 1994. I independently started drawing up lists of county highpoints after that; thank goodness I found out that others were already doing much of that map work!

I'm now based in the Seattle area. My current interests include prominent peaks (especially those with 2000' or more of prominence in the US and Ultra prominences around the world), some county highpoints, and some of the Mountaineers' peak lists. I'm more of a scrambler than a climber, though I've gotten myself up a few of the more difficult peaks when I "needed" to.


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Highest Priority Lists
ListPriority% Done
USA 48 States 2000 ft Prominence Peaks188.4
USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence293
World 1500 m (4921 ft) Prominence Peaks38.4
World 600 m (1969 ft) Prominence Peaks43.7
World Top 50 by Prominence548
USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence598
USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence696.5
Colorado County High Points789.1
Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence782.5
Washington County High Points889.7
Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Done
Idaho Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence98100
Oregon Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence74100
Arizona Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence73100
New England CoHPs67100
California County High Points58100
USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence57100
U.S. State High Points50100
Contiguous 48 U.S. State High Points48100
5000 foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States46100
Idaho County High Points44100
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Ojos del Salado22615Chile/Argentina2006-01-07
Volcán Cotopaxi19347Ecuador2009-11-17
Volcán Cayambe18996Ecuador2009-11-13
Pico de Orizaba18491Mexico-Pue/Ver1993-11-12
Volcán Popocatépetl17759Mexico-Pue/Mor/Mex1993-11-09
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Pico de Orizaba16148Mexico-Pue/Ver1993-11-12
Mont Blanc15410France/Italy2007-08-13
Mauna Kea13796USA-HI1991-04-10
Mount Rainier13246USA-WA1982-05-31
Ras Dashen13091Ethiopia2006-10-29
Overall Statistics and Ranks  (Updated every 24 hours)
P-Index: 735  (Rank #4/21808)Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 111  (Rank #10/21401)Link to Peak List sorted by isolation
E-Index: 1597  (Rank #9/21065)Link to Peak List sorted by elevation
Ascents: 3283  (Rank #32/25268)Count of all logged ascents
Peaks/Points: 2901  (Rank #22/25172)Count of distinct peaks/points climbed
Peaks on Lists: 2641  (Rank #9/23894)Count of distinct peaks that are on lists
P100m Peaks: 2378  (Rank #11/24149)Count of peaks with 100m of promienence
      (See Prominence Summary Page for more prominence breakdowns)
Vertical Gain: 3,221,234 ft  (Rank #11/6319)Sum of all vertical gain hiked
Distance: 2,039 mi  (Rank #151/25268)Sum of all distance hiked
Trip Reports: 575  (Rank #77/10334)Count of posted trip reports
Days with Ascents: 366  (Rank #1/23310)Days with a new 100m prominence peak


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