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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for JohnE Sarna

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 JohnE Sarna has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
White Dome13627USA-CO1982-07947
Mount Brewer13570USA-CA1992-08-231103


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only JohnE Sarna has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Oat Mountain1987USA-CA1984-03-253747
Mount Hebo1790USA-OR2020-06-053190


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only JohnE Sarna has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Currant Mountain52.79USA-NV1986-05-2411513
Hickory Benchmark27.4USA-IL2003-11-04830


First Ascents by JohnE Sarna

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by JohnE Sarna

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Jackson Peak1814USA-CA1991-04-21374
Little Smokey2080USA-OR2018-05-04200
Coffin Butte737USA-OR2018-06-01447
Jory Hill739USA-OR2018-06-189
Cox Butte631USA-OR2018-07-30304
Spring Hill4900USA-OR2019-10-28180



  • 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 calim 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 insingnificant 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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