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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Mark Hadland

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 Mark Hadland'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
1995-07-15TRGlacier Peak105207000 USA-WA7498 
2003-09-11 Gran Paradiso1332311201 Italy6165 
2003-09-20 The Tooth56045440 USA-WA244 
2017-10-01 Mount Pilchuck53403799 USA-WA28602013-08-15Already Climbed
2018-01-28 Mount Teneriffe47883917 USA-WA6282015-08-29Already Climbed
2018-07-14TRMount Baker107818500 USA-WA8812 
2018-07-26TRMount Rainier1441112300 USA-WA132462019-07-311 Year, 5 Days Later
2018-09-04 Mount Baker1078191002USA-WA8812 
2019-06-07TRMount Hood112399600 USA-OR7706 
2019-07-21TRMount Adams1227611600 USA-WA8116 

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