Snapshot Year/Month Grid-Highest Point Reached

Fletcher Jordan'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  


2010     Δ Jolly   Δ PughΔ Kaleetan 
2011      Δ BeanΔ DanielΔ Thor   
2012Δ Saint HelensΔ Mazama Dome Δ MerchantΔ Big SlideΔ CashmereΔ StuartΔ RobinsonΔ TomyhoiΔ BlackΔ Dickerman 
2013Δ Saint HelensΔ TableΔ Horse LakeΔ BakerΔ ReynoldsΔ AdamsΔ RemmelΔ MesahchieΔ TowerΔ Cannon  
2014    Δ TeanawayΔ AbernathyΔ FortressΔ CarruΔ FernowΔ Big CraggyΔ Hardy 
2015Δ Erie Δ Cathedral Δ BucknerΔ SpickardΔ LoganΔ ConstanceΔ OvalΔ BurroughsΔ Peak 4324Δ Crystal
2016  Δ Cedar ButteΔ HoodΔ ShastaΔ Little TahomaΔ SherpaΔ BostonΔ GoodeΔ ToothΔ Stegosaurus Butte 
2017Δ Ruby   Δ South Early Winter SpireΔ ForbiddenΔ RainierΔ RedoubtΔ PealeΔ HuckleberryΔ Dock ButteΔ Wow
2018Δ Rainbow Mountain Wilderness HPΔ Queen Anne HillΔ Mauna KeaΔ BadgerΔ JackΔ MonumentΔ Chimney RockΔ Napeequa    
2019Δ McCauslandΔ SpiritΔ Copper ButteΔ GaribaldiΔ LincolnΔ ShermanΔ Liberty CapΔ ArrivaΔ Ice BoxΔ Point 7552Δ David 
2020Δ UnionΔ SunriseΔ Blum Δ Lost RiverΔ BorahΔ Burgundy SpireΔ TenΔ Buttermilk RidgeΔ Bearcat RidgeΔ Capitol ButteΔ Telescope
2021Δ DavisΔ MullerΔ Middle ChiwaukumΔ DevilsΔ AndrewΔ Silver MoonΔ HaganΔ Many TrailsΔ SeanceΔ Blue LakeΔ Bettys JugsΔ Baboquivari


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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