Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Highest Point Reached

Brandon Boulier's Ascents by Year/Month

Links for other Snapshot Grids:Use Metric Color Ranges
  Highest Peak Climbed    Most Prominent Peak Climbed    Most Isolated Peak Climbed    Most Vertical Gain Hiked    Highest Climber-Defined Quality    Top Ascents in all Categories  


2000     Δ Nihahi South Peak. Δ Moose    
2004     Δ Junction Fire Lookout      
2007          Δ Hayman 
2008      Δ Frosty Mountain EastΔ Three BrothersΔ Outram Δ HollyburnΔ Oyster Dome
2009  Δ Big White Δ AlpacaΔ MatierΔ AdamsΔ ElbertΔ RainierΔ StewartΔ Crystal South 
2010Δ Rohr Δ Vantage Δ GapΔ SparrowhawkΔ RaeΔ TempleΔ CornwallΔ ObservationΔ Cirque 
2011 Δ SkokiΔ East End of Rundle (EEOR)Δ PrairieΔ Rimwall SummitΔ CoryΔ HoodΔ TowerΔ NoyesΔ Washburn Δ Kilimanjaro
2012 Δ Fossil Δ HectorΔ BowΔ WilcoxΔ NigelΔ BallΔ Galatea   
2013  Δ Miner'sΔ BurkeΔ BryantΔ AthabascaΔ WhyteΔ GraniteΔ ChephrenΔ James WalkerΔ WhitneyΔ Chimborazo
2014 Δ Heather RidgerΔ MazeΔ CathedralΔ LipalianΔ BullerΔ BorahΔ BlancaΔ La Plata Δ LivingstoneΔ Centre
2015Δ CaudronΔ EvangelineΔ Prairie BluffΔ SynclineΔ TecumsehΔ CirrusΔ KingsΔ White MountainΔ NoseeumΔ CrowfootΔ BluerockΔ Barndoor
2016Δ ColoradoΔ FortuneΔ Orient PointΔ AbrahamΔ ElliotΔ AberdeenΔ GannettΔ Edith CavellΔ WillisΔ CharlestonΔ Howard 
2017Δ HillcrestΔ Tent RidgeΔ TunnelΔ LoafΔ TiaraΔ BrewsterΔ LeathermanΔ PoboktanΔ WilliamsonΔ OysterΔ MonolaΔ King Creek Ridge
2018Δ Wasootch RidgeΔ Orizaba Δ West ButteΔ CougarΔ NeboΔ FrenchΔ Grand TetonΔ PocaterraΔ Mummy  
2019Δ Minos Δ GhostΔ White PyramidΔ OnionΔ GoatΔ AnteroΔ MaroonΔ CycloneΔ HensleyΔ BluffΔ Mauna Loa
2020 Δ Winchester Ridge  Δ EagleΔ Indian HeadΔ BarilΔ NelsonΔ FochΔ AntrimΔ Teepee 
2021Δ WhitehornΔ Blue HillΔ Twin CairnsΔ WillsonΔ ColumbiaΔ GwendolineΔ BrettΔ CourceletteΔ Cordonnier   


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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