Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Top Ascents in All Categories

Alex Lennon's Ascents by Year/Month

Links for other Snapshot Grids:Use Metric Color Ranges
  Highest Point Reached    Highest Peak Climbed    Most Prominent Peak Climbed    Most Isolated Peak Climbed    Most Vertical Gain Hiked    Highest Climber-Defined Quality  


1997    Δ Osgood Hill     Δ Turkey Hill 
1998    Δ Major Δ Castle hill IpswichΔ Kill Devil Hill    
1999      Δ Pierce
Δ Bear
2001       Δ Shannon    
2002      Δ Point Imperial
Δ Bright Angel Point
Δ Glacier Point
2003 Δ Sunapee   Δ Liberty Δ Star Island HP    
2004       Δ Mitchell  Δ TecumsehΔ Weir Hill
2005      Δ LincolnΔ Adams   Δ Sugarloaf
2006  Δ Solares Hill Δ Den Rock Hill Δ Helgafell   Δ Carrigain 
2007           Δ North Tripyramid
Δ Crotched
Δ Whiteface
2008    Δ TullyΔ Owls Head Δ South Twin Δ Rattlesnake Δ Tablerock
2009 Δ Montmartre    Δ SnakeΔ Haystack
Δ Giant
 Δ BelvidereΔ Madonna 
2010Δ SterlingΔ SpruceΔ Grizzly
Δ Telegraph Hill
Δ Alcatraz Island HP
 Δ Gothics
Δ Nippletop
Δ Noonmark
Δ GarfieldΔ MarcyΔ Basin    
2011    Δ SawteethΔ Big Slide
Δ Street
Δ AlgonquinΔ Dix
Δ Mansfield
 Δ Vesuvius
Δ Solaro
 Δ Schaufelspitze
2012Δ Petrín Δ Cardigan  Δ Nubble Δ Bear Den
Δ Spread Eagle
Δ AbrahamΔ Camels HumpΔ Wachusett 
2013  Δ Ellen   Δ Blueberry Hill
Δ Honeymoon Bluff
Δ Eagle
Δ Sleeping Giant
Δ Blueberry HillΔ South SisterΔ WhitneyΔ Tom
2014Δ FlumeΔ JayΔ WashingtonΔ AuburnΔ Black ElkΔ Static
Δ Two Ocean
Δ Grand TetonΔ Teewinot
Δ Scotchman
Δ Baldy
Δ Fremont
Δ Washburn
Δ Kings
Δ Cloud
Δ Borah
Δ ElbertΔ Point Supreme
2015Δ Baldy
Δ Deseret
Δ Hidden
Δ Olympus
Δ FraryΔ WheelerΔ Cloudripper
Δ Telescope
Δ Humphreys
Δ Veiled
Δ Gallatin
Δ Longs
Δ South Teton
Δ Enclosure
Δ Cleveland
Δ Grand TetonΔ ProspectorsΔ Triglav
Δ Hoosier Hill
Δ Jefferson
Δ Greylock
2016Δ Rendezvous
Δ Uhl Hill
Δ Marys Nipple
Δ Blacktail Butte
Δ Rendezvous
Δ Signal
Δ PilotΔ Hood
Δ Ruby
Δ Antoinette
Δ Leidy
Δ GannettΔ Owen
Δ Baird
Δ Francs-X
Δ Jaw
Δ Wyoming
Δ Nebo
Δ Timpanogos
Δ Giant
Δ Weed Patch Hill
Δ Moriah
Δ Snow King
Δ North Moat
Δ Great Blue Hill
2017Δ Breccia
Δ Saddle
Δ Angle Mountain- West Summit
Δ ReidΔ AdamsΔ Sublette
Δ Rattlesnake
Δ Constitution
Δ Willey
Δ North Breccia Cliffs
Δ Lake Mountains HP
Δ Everett
Δ Sublette
Δ Baldy
Δ Stewart
Δ Saint John
Δ Hilgard
Δ Sphinx
Δ Gunsight
Δ GraniteΔ Tukuhnikivatz
Δ Ellen
Δ Bradley
Δ Jebel ToubkalΔ Teide
Δ Mulhacén
2018Δ Blanca
Δ Guadalupe
Δ Brooks Lake
Δ Blacktail Butte
Δ (Deadhorse)
Δ Breccia
Δ West Gros Ventre Butte
Δ Wimpys Knob
Δ Charleston
Δ San Jacinto
Δ San Gorgonio
Δ CrazyΔ DoubletopΔ Wood
Δ Castle
Δ Moran
Δ Traverse
Δ Clause
Δ Disappointment
Δ Table
Δ Survey
Δ Inspiration
Δ Chacras
Δ Chimborazo-X
Δ Cotopaxi
Δ El Corazon
Δ Monroe
Δ Hancock
2019Δ Rendezvous
Δ Steamboat
 Δ Peak 10696Δ Madison
Δ Cabot
Δ Haystack
Δ Blacktail Butte
Δ Corner
Δ Big Elk
Δ Sheep
Δ Garns


Legend for Color Coding

20,000 feet or more
14,000 to 19,999 feet
10,000 to 13,999 feet
5,000 to 9,999 feet
2,000 to 4,999 feet
Below 2,000 ft

About the Snapshot Year-Month Grid

General Considerations:

  • "-X" after a peak name means an unsuccessful ascent, for example "Rainier-X".
  • A parenthetical name is a non-summit goal hike, for example, "(Snow Lake Hike)" or "(Rainier)".
  • The Δ triangle symbol is a hyperlink to the detailed Ascent Page for that ascent. The peak name is a link to the Peak Page for that peak.
  • The color of the cell shows how high, prominent, isolated, or high-quality the peak/ascent is, and the color ranges are shown in the legend to the left.
  • If the color is based on altitude, prominence, or vertical gain, you can switch between meters-based ranges or feet-based ranges. These are set up to be generally equivalent.

This grid comes in seven "flavors", each one showing a different "top" peak for a month. The flavors or categories are:

  1. Highest Point Reached. Can be an unsucessful attempt or non-summit goal hike.
  2. Highest Peak Climbed. Sometimes not the same as highest point, if that point was an unsuccessful ascent or a non-summit goal hike.
  3. Most Prominent Peak climbed. Note that many peaks in the database do not yet have a prominence value.
  4. Most Isolated Peak climbed. Isolation values may not be 100% accurate, since most are cacluated to nearest higher peak in the database.
  5. Peak with most vertical gain hiked. Note that many climbers do not enter vertical gain information on their ascents. Also, if several summits are grouped in a "trip", then the total gain for all ascents in that trip is assigned to the trip high point.
  6. Peak with the highest "Quality" value--this is a subjective number from 1-10 given by the climber. Note that many climbers have not given any of their ascents quality numbers.
  7. Finally, "Top Ascents in All Categories", which shows, for each month, the unique peaks from all the 6 other categories. In many cases, one or two peaks will be the leader in the 6 categories, since often the highest peak climbed for a month is also the highest point reached, the most prominent peak, and the one with the most gain. But in some cases several peaks may appear for a month.

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