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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for David Francis

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 David Francis has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
East Vidette12356USA-CA2013-06-15250
Navajo Point10575USA-UT2013-02-18535


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only David Francis has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Bald Eagle Mountain2703USA-CA19867183
Whistler Mountain1546Canada-BC2019-02-227156


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only David Francis has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Goffs Butte7.91USA-CA2013-10-27 b3612
Pattons Throne6.69USA-CA2017-01-29 a2019


First Ascents by David Francis

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by David Francis

There are no unique peaks for this climber.



  • 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 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 database, so they should not be taken as completely accurate.

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