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Alaska Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
 Prom-Ft
(Avg)
TotalRound 1
(0)
1.Mount Igikpak82766126  
2.Mount Isto89767901  
3.Mount Hesperus98286978  
4.Mount Torbert11,4138688  
5.Denali20,31020,162  
6.Mount Foraker17,4007250  
7.Mount Russell11,6705520  
8.Mount Deborah12,3395189  
9.Mount Hayes13,83211,507  
10.Korovin Volcano50305030  
11.Great Sitkin Volcano57105710  
12.Tanaga Volcano59255925  
13.Mount Gareloi51605160  
14.Mount Cleveland56755675  
15.Makushin Volcano59505950  
16.Mount Vsevidof70517051  
17.Isanotski Peaks81065856  
18.Shishaldin Volcano94149414  
19.Pogromni Volcano65316206  
20.Mount Douglas70506200  
21.Mount Griggs76507300  
22.Mount Veniaminof82258200  
23.Pavlof Volcano82508225  
24.Redoubt Volcano10,1979147  
25.Iliamna Volcano10,0167866  
26.Sovereign Mountain88495874  
27.Mount Sanford16,2377687  
28.Mount Drum12,0106760  
29.Mount Wrangell14,1635613  
30.Mount Blackburn16,39011,640  
31.Mount Marcus Baker13,17610,751  
32.Bashful Peak80055275  
33.Hanagita Peak85045954  
34.Mount Tom White11,1917641  
35.Mount Steller10,5155365  
36.Mount Miller10,7505300  
37.Truuli Peak66126062  
38.Mount Natazhat13,4355985  
39.Mount Bona16,5506900  
40.Mount Bear14,8315054  
41.Mount Hubbard14,9508060  
42.Mount Augusta14,0705080  
43.Mount Saint Elias18,00811,249  
44.Mount Cook13,7607710  
45.Mount Seattle10,3505560  
46.Mount Fairweather15,32512,995  
47.Mount Crillon12,7267176  
48.Baranof Island High Point53905390  
49.Devils Paw85075587  
50.Mount Kimball10,3507425  
51.Mount Chiginagak69256675  
52.Kichatna Spire89856235  
53.Mount Neacola94266376  
54.Peak 808480846234  
55.Peak 801080106160  
56.Snow Tower65726122  
57.Isthmus Peak65325843  
58.Frosty Peak58035753  
59.Mount Foresta11,0505400  
60.Granite Range High Point85175367  
61.Tetlin Peak83655240  
62.Peak 833683365186  
63.Peak 848884885138  
64.Peak 691569155065  
65.Carlisle Island High Point52835283  

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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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