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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Alex Lennon

No one can call themselves an experienced mountaineer unless they have turned back unsuccessfully from some of their summit attempts. Climbing is a game of knowing when to press on and when to bail, and these choices can mean the difference between great success and needless death. It is a misnomer, of course, to call any trip into the mountains “unsuccessful” —these attempts are often richer experiences with far more opportunities for learning and growth.

The following table shows all of Alex Lennon's unsuccessful attempts. If the peak was climbed later, then the successful ascent date is noted, and how much time elapsed since the attempt. The “Attempt” column will be 2, 3, or other higher numbers for peaks that have been unsuccessfully attempted more than once. Unsuccessful attempts of peaks that have already been climbed are also shown.

Ascent DateTrip ReportPeak or PointElev-ftReached-ftAttemptLocationProm-ftSuccess DateTime Elapsed
2014-08-24 Clements Mountain87608760 USA-MT920 
2014-09-20 Mount Moran1260512000 USA-WY26052018-07-203 Years, 303 Days Later
2015-10-10 Traverse Peak110519800 USA-WY12912018-08-112 Years, 305 Days Later
2016-05-29 The Jaw1140011200 USA-WY2802016-09-25119 Days Later
2016-09-03TRFrancs Peak1315312500 USA-WY4056 
2017-07-04 a Traverse Peak11051106002USA-WY12912018-08-111 Year, 38 Days Later
2017-08-26TREagles Rest Peak1125810000 USA-WY4582018-09-01 b1 Year, 6 Days Later
2017-11-01TRWheeler Peak1316112775 USA-NM3409 
2018-07-28TRHarrower Peak1305211000 USA-WY932 
2018-11-09TRVolcán Chimborazo2056119701 Ecuador13524 
2019-09-03TRPilot Peak1169911550 USA-WY2499 

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