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Unsuccessful Ascent List for Peter Stone

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 Peter Stone'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
1990-02-18TRBen Nevis44131969 UK-Scotland44131991-07-06 a1 Year, 138 Days Later
1990-08TRMont Blanc1578112523 France/Italy154102011-07-18 c20 Years, 351 Days Later
1997-05-04TRMoel Siabod28612861 UK-Wales19651992-07-27Already Climbed
2008-08-17TRVesuvius42033871 Italy4042 
2012-04-04TRKirk Fell26312037 UK-England5942015-04-05 b3 Years, 1 Day Later
2015-07-02TRStac Pollaidh20081975 UK-Scotland14472015-09-1676 Days Later
2018-08-08TRKinabalu1343510791 Malaysia13435 
2019-10-24TRVolcán Iliniza-Pico Norte1683116208 Ecuador1083 
2019-11-03TRVolcán Chimborazo2056119029 Ecuador13524 

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