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Alaska Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-M
(Opt)
 Prom-M
(Opt)
TotalRound 1
(0)
54.Baranof Island High Point16431643  
56.Bashful Peak24401608  
55.Carlisle Island High Point16101610  
1.Denali61906150  
48.Devils Paw25931713  
43.Frosty Peak17691757  
51.Granite Range High Point25961651  
44.Great Sitkin Volcano17401740  
37.Hanagita Peak25921830  
14.Iliamna Volcano30532413  
40.Isanotski Peaks24711800  
42.Isthmus Peak19911791  
29.Kichatna Spire27391916  
65.Korovin Volcano15331533  
38.Makushin Volcano18171817  
62.Mount Augusta42891569  
63.Mount Bear45201560  
3.Mount Blackburn49963563  
24.Mount Bona50602134  
26.Mount Chiginagak21182057  
45.Mount Cleveland17301730  
15.Mount Cook41942365  
21.Mount Crillon38792202  
58.Mount Deborah37611597  
28.Mount Douglas21641920  
25.Mount Drum36612076  
2.Mount Fairweather46713971  
20.Mount Foraker53042225  
50.Mount Foresta33831676  
61.Mount Gareloi15731573  
19.Mount Griggs23472256  
4.Mount Hayes42163515  
23.Mount Hesperus29962142  
12.Mount Hubbard45572477  
33.Mount Igikpak25231882  
13.Mount Isto27362416  
18.Mount Kimball31702286  
6.Mount Marcus Baker40163285  
53.Mount Miller32921646  
36.Mount Natazhat40951839  
27.Mount Neacola28731959  
49.Mount Russell35571698  
5.Mount Saint Elias54893449  
16.Mount Sanford49492358  
47.Mount Seattle31551715  
52.Mount Steller32051650  
17.Mount Tom White34112344  
9.Mount Torbert34792656  
11.Mount Veniaminof25072507  
22.Mount Vsevidof21492149  
46.Mount Wrangell43171726  
10.Pavlof Volcano25302530  
64.Peak 691521081559  
32.Peak 801024411893  
30.Peak 808424641915  
59.Peak 833625411596  
60.Peak 848825871581  
31.Pogromni Volcano19911899  
8.Redoubt Volcano31082803  
7.Shishaldin Volcano28692869  
34.Snow Tower20031881  
41.Sovereign Mountain26971798  
39.Tanaga Volcano18061806  
57.Tetlin Peak25501605  
35.Truuli Peak20151863  

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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.

 


Map Showing Location of Peaks

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