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Alaska Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M TotalRound 1
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1.Denali61906140  
2.Mount Fairweather46713951  
3.Mount Blackburn49963533  
4.Mount Hayes42163500  
5.Mount Saint Elias54893409  
6.Mount Marcus Baker40163269  
7.Shishaldin Volcano28692869  
8.Redoubt Volcano31082773  
9.Mount Torbert34792640  
10.Mount Veniaminof25072492  
11.Pavlof Volcano24992484  
12.Mount Hubbard45572437  
13.Mount Isto27362401  
14.Iliamna Volcano30532382  
15.Mount Cook41942335  
16.Mount Sanford49492328  
17.Mount Tom White34112314  
18.Mount Kimball31392240  
19.Mount Griggs23162195  
19.Mount Foraker53042195  
21.Mount Crillon38792172  
22.Mount Vsevidof21492149  
23.Mount Hesperus29962112  
24.Mount Bona50292073  
25.Mount Drum36612045  
26.Mount Chiginagak21032012  
27.Mount Neacola28731928  
28.Kichatna Spire27391885  
29.Peak 808424641885  
30.Pogromni Volcano19911884  
31.Peak 801024411862  
32.Mount Douglas21341859  
33.Mount Igikpak25231852  
34.Snow Tower20031851  
35.Truuli Peak20151832  
36.Makushin Volcano18111811  
37.Mount Natazhat40951809  
38.Tanaga Volcano18061806  
39.Hanagita Peak25921800  
40.Sovereign Mountain26971783  
41.Isthmus Peak19911771  
42.Isanotski Peaks24711770  
43.Frosty Peak17691750  
44.Great Sitkin Volcano17401740  
45.Mount Cleveland17301730  
46.Mount Wrangell43171696  
47.Devils Paw25931693  
48.Mount Seattle31551675  
49.Mount Russell35571667  
50.Baranof Island High Point16431643  
51.Granite Range High Point25961621  
52.Mount Steller32051620  
53.Mount Foresta33531615  
54.Carlisle Island High Point16101610  
55.Bashful Peak24401608  
56.Tetlin Peak25501590  
57.Mount Miller32611585  
58.Mount Gareloi15731573  
59.Mount Deborah37611566  
60.Peak 833625411565  
61.Peak 848825871551  
62.Korovin Volcano15331533  
63.Peak 691521081529  
63.Mount Augusta42891529  
 Mount Bear45201520  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Bill Jacobs, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

List Info

This list, which is probably 95% complete or more, lists 64 peaks with 5000 feet of clean prominence in Alaska. The entire rest of the U.S.A. has 62 peaks above this threshold (5 in Hawaii, 57 in the 48 states). This statement alone is testament to the embarassment of mountain riches in Alaska.

Note that the unranked peaks on this list have less than 5000 feet of clean prominece, but they do have 5000 feet or more of optimistic prominence. These unranked peaks are "error range" summits, and some of them may have a very good chance of being over the cutoff. Some climbers elect to ascend these unranked peaks for the sake of completeness.

Like the list of Alaska Borough/Census Area high points, this is a list that no one has completed or even seriously started and is a strong contender for the toughest list on this site. Some of these peaks might not have even been climbed at all yet. Particularly hard would be getting to the Aleutian Range and Islands for some of these summits, but there are certainly many other issues (such a high probablity of death while doing so many serious climbs) that would have to be surmounted to make inroads here.

Sources

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1999 by Ron Tagliapietra and Andy Martin.
  • Adam Helman's update and refinement of that list, located at the web link below.
  • I made some minor adjustments and added peak lat-longs and other information for those peaks not already in my database, plus added key col lat-longs.

Links

     Alaska 5000-foot Prominence Peaks - Adam Helman

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Alaska: A Climbing Guide (Wood, Coombs)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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