Snapshot Grid for Europe - Highest Point Reached

Stefan Finn's Ascents by Year/Place

Links for other Grid Types:Use Feet 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  
Links for other Regional Divisions:
  Western USA - States    Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe/World Hybrid    


1969    Δ Rote Flüh  
1985 Δ Serra da Estrela    Δ Triglav
1989 Δ Montardo     
1991     Δ Cima Tosa 
1994 Δ Aneto     
1995Δ Blanc    Δ Blanc 
1997Δ Petit Vignemale      
1998 Δ Mulhacén   Δ Emilius 
2000 Δ Perdido     
2001Δ Cinto  Δ Tödi   
2002Δ PuigmalΔ Puigmal     
2003Δ Midi d'Ossau      
2004 Δ Turó de l'Home   Δ Cima Presanella 
2005  Δ Feldberg    
2006Δ Barre des Écrins      
2008   Δ Dammastock   
2009 Δ Casamanya Sur Δ Grand Combin   
2010Δ Pointe de Charbonnel  Δ Le Sommet des Diablerets   
2012     Δ Vettore 
2013Δ Les Aiguilles d'Arves  Δ Piz Kesch Δ Amiata 
2014    Δ Schneeberg  
2015     Δ MàngartΔ Màngart
2017Δ Levanna    Δ Uja di Ciamarella 
2018Δ Punta d'Arnas Δ Großer Arber  Δ Punta d'Arnas 
2019   Δ Pointe de Drône Δ La Tresenta 
2020  Δ FeldbergΔ Rigi Kulm Δ Torre del Gran San Pietro 
2021  Δ HornisgrindeΔ Sankt Chrischona   


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.

Notes on Regions:

  • Microstates and small islands are included in the nearest or most logical larger grouping.

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