Snapshot Grid for World/EU - Highest Point Reached

Tony Jenkins'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  
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  Western USA - States    Eastern USA - States    North America/World Hybrid    Europe - Countries    


YearScandUK/NW EurIberiaAlpsS EuropeE EuropeN AmericaAsia E+SEAfrica
1988 Δ Sugar Loaf       
1997 Δ Minaun       
1998 Δ Worcestershire Beacon       
1999 Δ Fan Brycheiniog       
2000 Δ Feldberg Δ Nebelhorn     
2001 Δ Snowdon   Δ Snežka   
2002 Δ Ben Nevis       
2003 Δ Snowdon      Δ Kilimanjaro
2004 Δ Craig y Llyn    Δ Temple  
2005 Δ Scafell Pike Δ Blanc     
2006 Δ Carnedd LlewelynΔ Gourzy      
2007 Δ Ben NevisΔ Sanctus      
2008 Δ Snowdon       
2009 Δ Chno Dearg Δ Faulhorn     
2010 Δ FairfieldΔ Turbina      
2011 Δ Red Screes  Δ Calabrice    
2012 Δ Skiddaw-Little Man       
2013 Δ Waun Fach       
2014 Δ Signal de Mailhe-Biau       
2015 Δ Pen y Fan       
2016 Δ Craig Cwm Silyn       
2017 Δ Puy de Sancy       
2018 Δ MézencΔ Colline de Samazeuil  Δ Balanesti Δ Fuji-san 
2019Δ BeerenbergΔ Grand Ballon   Δ GoverlaΔ Guadalupe  
2020 Δ Freeholds Top       
YearScandUK/NW EurIberiaAlpsS EuropeE EuropeN AmericaAsia E+SEAfrica


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:

  • "UK/NW Eur" includes The UK, Ireland, and the area north and west of the Pyrennes and Alps.
  • "Iberia" includes all of the Pyrneees.
  • "ME-Ind-CAs" includes the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, Greater Himalaya, and Central Asia.
  • "Asia E + SE" includes East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Malay Archipelago, and Siberia.

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