Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Highest Point Reached

Karolina Jesinghaus's Ascents by Year/Month

Links for other Snapshot Grids:Use Feet/Miles 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  


2009       Δ Arthur’s Seat    
2010    Δ Montmartre Δ Góra SlezaΔ Góra Okraglica Δ Lausche  
2011Δ BielebohΔ Hinterer Brunnenkogel  Δ Góra Wielka Sowa Δ (Elbrus-E Pk)   Δ Landeskrone 
2012Δ Teide   Δ Jedlová Δ RotsteinΔ Piramide Vincent     
2013Δ Fichtelberg Δ Lapcha Δ KlínovecΔ Smrk Δ Sgurr a'MhaimΔ SchafbergΔ Jebel Toubkal Δ Helpter Berg
2014Δ Kleiner Zschirnstein Δ Ameisenberg Δ BrockenΔ ZugspitzeΔ BungsbergΔ Králický SnežníkΔ Großer Tschirnstein   
2015Δ Orizaba  Δ Königsstein  Δ TabuleΔ Gerlachovský štít Δ Langenberg Δ Sokol
2016Δ Cerny VrchΔ las NievesΔ Thromberg   Δ Arsha PassΔ Elbrus    
2017Δ Mönchswalder Berg   Δ Ruzhovský VrchΔ Rysy-N PkΔ Góra SmielecΔ Perisher Δ PradedΔ LysicaΔ Hromadnik
2018Δ HahnenbergΔ Cerna HoraΔ MaromaΔ HrazenýΔ Kitzsteinhorn-XΔ GaldhøpiggenΔ GiluweΔ PfingstbergΔ DymníkΔ PilskoΔ Babia Góra 
2019 Δ GromnikΔ CimarossΔ PotsbergΔ MorgensternhöheΔ Vítkov  Δ SpicakΔ Wehlaberg  


Legend for Color Coding

6,000 meters or more
4,000 to 5,999 meters
3,000 to 3,999 meters
1,500 to 2,999 meters
600 to 1,499 meters
Below 600 meters

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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