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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Gary Jones

Most significant unique peak pairs by key metrics, first ascents, and all uniquely ascended peaks

Highest Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two highest peaks where only Gary Jones has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Veleta11142Spain1991-06-121007
Grand Glaiza10804France/Italy2007-08-261572

 

Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Gary Jones has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Óros Taigetos7693Greece2015-06-037890
Vaganski vrh3475Croatia2010-09-055768

 

Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Gary Jones has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Carrauntoohil249.97Ireland1979-01-073409
Vaganski vrh38.51Croatia2010-09-055768

 

First Ascents by Gary Jones

There are no first ascents for this climber.

 

All Peaks Climbed only by Gary Jones

These peaks have their single Peakbagger.com logged ascent by Gary Jones. Of course, it is entirely likely that many non-site users have also climbed these peaks.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Le Cimet9908France2007-09-011122
Sommet de Caire Brun9262France2007-09-05489
Le Mourre Haut9423France2007-09-05768
Le Chevalier9469France2007-09-051224
Ventebrun9423France2007-09-05374
Cime Ouest de Fenestre8734France2007-09-07335
Branntuva2300Norway2008-07-30151
Utjordtinden1345Norway2008-07-30295
Kjorakeisen2507Norway2008-07-30637
Puy de la Tourte5591France2012-05-13381
Sangias3996Greece2015-05-312684
Oliyirtos Oros6348Greece2015-06-132805
Kaliakoudha Oros6893Greece2015-07-082569
Voutsikaki7067Greece2015-07-142116
Vasilitsa7379Greece2015-07-172376

 

Notes

  • The first three peak pairs on this page show the superlative unique pairs for three key metrics: Elevation, Prominence, and Isolation.
  • Most hikers or climbers that log their ascents on Peakbagger.com have a number of unique peak pairs--a set of two successfully climbed peaks such that no other registed site user has also climbed both.
  • Since virtually no one can claim to have made the only ascent ever of a peak, these peak pairs are a way to claim some uniqueness--being able to say "I am the only one to ever climb both Peak A and Peak B".
  • Many of a hiker's unique peak pairs will be relatively low, minor, or otherwise insignificant peaks, and therefore climbing both may not be a particularly impressive achievement.
  • So the pairs above represent the most significant of all a climber's unique pairs--the most impressive unique pairs to use as a badge of honor.
  • Mathematically, the pairs listed above maximize the value of the secondary peak in the pair--for example, showing the pair that has the highest elevation for the pair's second-highest peak. Put another way, it shows the two highest-value peaks that only this climber has climbed.
  • The final listing shows the peaks (if any) where the hiker/climber is the only ascender with logged ascents.
  • Of course, all these listings are purely based on the logged climbs in the Peakbagger.com database, so they should not be taken as completely accurate.



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