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Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings

Minimum of 5 quality ratings to be ranked

Showing Scott Rice's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (5 out of 25, or 20%)

RankPeakQuality Elev-M Location Prom-M Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
4.Denali9.196190USA-AK6140Alaska Range 
13.Mount Columbia8.833741Canada-AB/BC2361Canadian Rockies 
1.Mount Assiniboine9.63616Canada-AB/BC2082Canadian Rockies 
14.Misery Hill8.84218USA-CA0Cascade Range 
18.Bonanza Peak8.712899USA-WA1131Cascade Range2017-07-15
24.Goode Mountain8.62804USA-WA1161Cascade Range2017-08-07
14.Dome Peak8.82719USA-WA927Cascade Range2001-08-26
6.Forbidden Peak9.12687USA-WA322Cascade Range 
7.Dorado Needle92573USA-WA244Cascade Range2012-08-11 a
23.Three Fingers8.622088USA-WA1369Cascade Range2007-07-31
18.Unnecessary Mountain8.711548Canada-BC108Coast Mountains 
22.Volcán Chimborazo8.636267Ecuador4122Ecuador Andes 
20.Gannett Peak8.714207USA-WY2157Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
24.Pingora Peak8.63622USA-WY87Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
3.Hoyt Peak9.333202USA-WY191Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
5.Top Notch Peak9.173123USA-WY245Greater Yellowstone Rockies 
2.El Morrón de la Agujereada9.41956Spain1956North Atlantic Islands 
7.Lodalskåpa92083Norway783Scandinavian Mountains 
21.North Palisade8.674341USA-CA882Sierra Nevada 
7.Starlight Peak94328USA-CA24Sierra Nevada 
7.Thunderbolt Peak94268USA-CA62Sierra Nevada 
7.Mount Dade94145USA-CA61Sierra Nevada 
7.Mount Clark93512USA-CA220Sierra Nevada 
16.Monte Rosa8.754634Switz2165Southern Alps 
16.Piz Bernina8.754049Switz2234Southern Alps 

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List Description

This list, like all the other "Usage" lists, will change over time as ascents are entered into the database. This list is automatically recalculated once a day, so a completion of all these peaks is a moving target that may be frustrating for a climber.

"Quality" is a subjective number between 1 and 10 that, ideally, represents the overall experience of a climb and how proud a climber is of an effort. Not all registered users assign Quality ratings to their ascents, and those that do will often have different opinions on how to apply the scale. So this list has very low statistical reliability.

To be included on this list, a peak must have at least 5 ascents with a Quality rating. All quality ratings for a peak are then averaged to get the metric used above. The result is a list of peaks that, in principle, offer difficult challenges and high rewards.


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