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Alaska Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
 Prom-M
(Avg)
TotalRound 1
(0)
1.Denali61906145  
2.Mount Fairweather46713961  
3.Mount Blackburn49963548  
4.Mount Hayes42163507  
5.Mount Saint Elias54893429  
6.Mount Marcus Baker40163277  
7.Shishaldin Volcano28692869  
8.Redoubt Volcano31082788  
9.Mount Torbert34792648  
10.Pavlof Volcano25152507  
11.Mount Veniaminof25072499  
12.Mount Hubbard45572457  
13.Mount Isto27362408  
14.Iliamna Volcano30532398  
15.Mount Cook41942350  
16.Mount Sanford49492343  
17.Mount Tom White34112329  
18.Mount Kimball31552263  
19.Mount Griggs23322225  
20.Mount Foraker53042210  
21.Mount Crillon38792187  
22.Mount Vsevidof21492149  
23.Mount Hesperus29962127  
24.Mount Bona50442103  
25.Mount Drum36612060  
26.Mount Chiginagak21112035  
27.Mount Neacola28731943  
28.Kichatna Spire27391900  
29.Peak 808424641900  
30.Pogromni Volcano19911892  
31.Mount Douglas21491890  
32.Peak 801024411878  
33.Mount Igikpak25231867  
34.Snow Tower20031866  
35.Truuli Peak20151848  
36.Mount Natazhat40951824  
37.Hanagita Peak25921815  
38.Makushin Volcano18141814  
39.Tanaga Volcano18061806  
40.Sovereign Mountain26971790  
41.Isanotski Peaks24711785  
42.Isthmus Peak19911781  
43.Frosty Peak17691754  
44.Great Sitkin Volcano17401740  
45.Mount Cleveland17301730  
46.Mount Wrangell43171711  
47.Devils Paw25931703  
48.Mount Seattle31551695  
49.Mount Russell35571682  
50.Mount Foresta33681646  
51.Baranof Island High Point16431643  
52.Granite Range High Point25961636  
53.Mount Steller32051635  
54.Mount Miller32771615  
55.Carlisle Island High Point16101610  
56.Bashful Peak24401608  
57.Tetlin Peak25501597  
58.Mount Deborah37611582  
59.Peak 833625411581  
60.Mount Gareloi15731573  
61.Peak 848825871566  
62.Mount Augusta42891549  
63.Peak 691521081544  
64.Mount Bear45201540  
65.Korovin Volcano15331533  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Paul Rago, 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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