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Alaska Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Opt)
 Prom-Ft
(Opt)
TotalRound 1
(0)
54.Baranof Island High Point53905390  
56.Bashful Peak80055275  
55.Carlisle Island High Point52835283  
1.Denali20,31020,179  
48.Devils Paw85075620  
43.Frosty Peak58035763  
51.Granite Range High Point85175417  
44.Great Sitkin Volcano57105710  
37.Hanagita Peak85046004  
14.Iliamna Volcano10,0167916  
40.Isanotski Peaks81065906  
42.Isthmus Peak65325876  
29.Kichatna Spire89856285  
65.Korovin Volcano50305030  
38.Makushin Volcano59605960  
62.Mount Augusta14,0705146  
63.Mount Bear14,8315120  
3.Mount Blackburn16,39011,690  
24.Mount Bona16,6007000  
26.Mount Chiginagak69506750  
45.Mount Cleveland56755675  
15.Mount Cook13,7607760  
21.Mount Crillon12,7267226  
58.Mount Deborah12,3395239  
28.Mount Douglas71006300  
25.Mount Drum12,0106810  
2.Mount Fairweather15,32513,028  
20.Mount Foraker17,4007300  
50.Mount Foresta11,1005500  
61.Mount Gareloi51605160  
19.Mount Griggs77007400  
4.Mount Hayes13,83211,532  
23.Mount Hesperus98287028  
12.Mount Hubbard14,9508126  
33.Mount Igikpak82766176  
13.Mount Isto89767926  
18.Mount Kimball10,4007500  
6.Mount Marcus Baker13,17610,776  
53.Mount Miller10,8005400  
36.Mount Natazhat13,4356035  
27.Mount Neacola94266426  
49.Mount Russell11,6705570  
5.Mount Saint Elias18,00811,315  
16.Mount Sanford16,2377737  
47.Mount Seattle10,3505626  
52.Mount Steller10,5155415  
17.Mount Tom White11,1917691  
9.Mount Torbert11,4138713  
11.Mount Veniaminof82258225  
22.Mount Vsevidof70517051  
46.Mount Wrangell14,1635663  
10.Pavlof Volcano83008300  
64.Peak 691569155115  
32.Peak 801080106210  
30.Peak 808480846284  
59.Peak 833683365236  
60.Peak 848884885188  
31.Pogromni Volcano65316231  
8.Redoubt Volcano10,1979197  
7.Shishaldin Volcano94149414  
34.Snow Tower65726172  
41.Sovereign Mountain88495899  
39.Tanaga Volcano59255925  
57.Tetlin Peak83655265  
35.Truuli Peak66126112  

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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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