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Interstate Highway Bounded Regions of the USA - Multiple Ascents Grid

Showing all of Bob Mattson's ascent dates (max 10 rounds) (Overall: 1 out of 85, or 1.18%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
(1)
Round 2
(1)
Round 3
(1)
Round 4
(1)
1.Mount Washington628861484 1984-06-11  1988-07-29  2010-05-30  2015-08-30 
2.North Mountain25851385     
3.Pimple Hill2212372     
4.Slide Mountain41803280     
5.Blue Knob3120780     
6.Spruce Knob48612781     
7.Jeptha Knob Benchmark1188398     
8.Flanigan Hill1160200     
9.Hinch Mountain30481588     
10.Cross Mountain35342094     
11.Shades Mountain1100280     
12.Cheaha Mountain24051445     
13.Bald Knob43612041     
14.Balsam Beartown Mountain47102130     
15.Hawksbill40502148     
16.Apple Orchard Mountain42252825     
17.Clingmans Dome66434503     
18.Mount Mitchell66846089     
19.Youngs Mountain1090310     
20.High Rock Mountain1188498     
21.The Pinnacle1690750     
22.Dowdell Knob1395495     
23.Oak Hill331191     
24.Sugarloaf Mountain310245     
25.San Pedro Hill14601358     
26.Monroe County North High Point1440280     
27.Cass County High Point146040     
28.Ellis County High Point898253     
29.Webb County High Point940355     
30.Lapham Hill1232292     
31.Sampson County High Point23010     
32.Sand Mountain1420394     
33.Sewel Fire Tower1503253     
34.Junction 42042040     
35.Benchmark 3633633     
36.Davis Benchmark417636     
37.Barr Benchmark11750     
38.Okabena Hill173070     
39.Lake View Hill128020     
40.Chaparral Hill1075135     
41.Interstate Hill1600     
42.Radford Hill246      
43.Schilling School Hill800105     
44.Junction 66066020     
45.Myrtle Hill Slope7800     
46.Mount Constitution24072407     
47.Mount Olympus79697838     
48.Mount Eddy90255105     
49.Mount Pinos88314800     
50.Mount San Antonio10,0646224     
51.San Gorgonio Mountain11,4998294     
52.Santiago Peak56874387     
53.San Jacinto Peak10,8398319     
54.Mount Baker10,7818812     
55.Mount Rainier14,41113,246     
56.Mount Shasta14,1629762     
57.Mount Whitney14,49810,078     
58.Sandia Crest10,6784098     
59.Sierra Blanca Peak11,9735533     
60.Baldy Peak83783918     
61.Crazy Peak11,2095709     
62.Gannett Peak13,8047076     
63.Thurston Peak97062690     
64.Longs Peak14,2552940     
65.Mount Elbert14,4339073     
66.Punished Womans Mound2080160     
67.Warren Peaks66501800     
68.Black Elk Peak72312911     
69.Weld County High Point638080     
70.Butler County High Point1680240     
71.Blue Mounds1719934     
72.Eagle Mountain23011321     
73.Mount Arvon1979949     
74.Briar Hill17061041     
75.Hillsdale County High Point1280360     
76.Williams Hill1064624     
77.Cuyahoga County High Point128030     
78.Campbell Hill1549639     
79.Hoosier Hill1257297     
80.Hendricks County High Point1030100     
81.Weed Patch Hill1058258     
82.Buffalo Lookout2561361     
83.Magazine Mountain27532133     
84.Cadillac Mountain15281528     
85.Great Blue Hill640482     

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

Front Runners List: Click here to see list completion progress by climbers that log their climbs using Peakbagger.com.

Compare Climbers: Click here to compare ascents of up to 5 climbers working on this list.

About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

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

There are 22 interstate highways in the USA with a length of over 600 miles—in order, this is a list of the numbers of these routes:

5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 29, 35, 40, 44, 55, 64, 65, 70, 75, 77, 80, 81, 84, 85, 90, 94, 95

The longest is I-90 at 3020 miles, and the shortest is I-77 at 610 miles. This network of long highways divides the area of the 48 contiguous states into 85 chunks of land, and this list shows the highest peak for each of these sections.

Note that for the purposes of this analysis, interstate highways that approach coastal areas are assumed to continue to the ocean for the purposes of dividing the regions. Also note that some of these areas, particularly near Chicago and Los Angeles, can be very small.

This list includes many high, popular and well-known peaks, including 15 state high points and an additional 53 county high points. Most of the remaining 16 peaks are quite obscure. Overall, it’s an interesting grab-bag of objectives.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ron Tagliapietra, who created this list as a labor of love, and Andy Martin, who helped with the research.

 


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