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Unique Peaks and Peak Pairs for Michael Buerger

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

Highest Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two highest peaks where only Michael Buerger has climbed both.

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Zinalrothorn13848Switz2003-08-141607
Kleinglockner12369Austria1999-08-0556

 

Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Michael Buerger has climbed both.

PeakProm-ftLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Tofana di Mezzo4488Italy2008-09-0310640
Grosser Buchstein4472Austria2007-05-277297

 

Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Michael Buerger has climbed both.

PeakIso-miLocationAscent DateElev-ft
Großer Arber91.05Germany-BY2016-05-074777
Pinneberg54.61Germany-SH1996-04-30200

 

All Peaks Climbed only by Michael Buerger

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

PeakElev-ftLocationAscent DateProm-ft
Penser Weißhorn8875Italy1991-091503
Hirschberg3593Austria2006-04-161300
Grosser Grösstenberg5656Austria2006-10-241926
Schenon del Latemar9157Italy2007-10-07463
Jaufenspitz8136Italy2012-06-02459

 

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



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