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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Ben Baumann

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 Ben Baumann has climbed both.

PeakElev-mLocationAscent DateProm-m
Nevado Chopicalqui6354Peru2015-07-08928
Cerro Parinacota6342Bolivia/Chile2015-07-161989


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Ben Baumann has climbed both.

PeakProm-mLocationAscent DateElev-m
Charleston Peak2512USA-NV2015-12-033632
Sapitwa Peak2319Malawi2019-10-093002


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Ben Baumann has climbed both.

PeakIso-kmLocationAscent DateElev-m
Sapitwa Peak1271.57Malawi2019-10-093002
Picacho del Diablo334.31Mexico-BCN2017-05-213095


First Ascents by Ben Baumann

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by Ben Baumann

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

PeakElev-mLocationAscent DateProm-m
Peak 96812951USA-MT2016-10-09220
Falconberry Peak2885USA-ID2020-09-20288
Trough Benchmark1986USA-UT2020-11-16194
Church Mountain2683USA-NM2020-11-30257
Bitter Benchmark2329USA-UT2021-04-16122
Almanor Peninsula1548USA-CA2021-05-07 b97
Captain John Mountain1084USA-CA2022-02-10206
Titlow Hill1512USA-CA2022-07-0873
Indian Grave Peak1965USA-ID2022-08-1657
Moccasin Peak2060USA-ID2022-08-16195



  • 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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