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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby aglane » Sat Jan 01, 2011 4:27 pm

MoapaPk wrote:Wow, such competition. Gotta go to a NYE party, so gotta be brief.

At first, Darija's numbers seemed amazing. Then I recalled that I average at least 4000' of gain per week. A lot of it is subtle; two desert peaks this week, routes that were generally untouched, one with a lot of class 4 climbing. Only 2300' gain on the harder one, 3900' on the two easier peaks. But it does add up.

I don't try to whoop anyone's ass but mine. I have my own limits -- bluntly, worse limits than most folks -- that I must always test, check, recheck. At 56, I don't expect a lot of improvement, so I just go on. I'm often the youngest member of the group.

A much greater success: I led a bunch of trips to obscure places, got everyone there and back safely, and helped a lot of people face their limits, overcome them, and return happy and proud. I'm not sure how to put that stat in competitive terms, but it makes me feel a lot better than the total elevation gain. I guess that kind of introspection comes with age.

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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby graham » Sat Jan 01, 2011 7:33 pm

I don’t keep any stats, but I figure about 6 “Everest's” of up & down

Here’s my 2010 tally (my favorite top 3 get 8) faces):
3 volcanoes in Mexico; La Malinche, Iztaccihuatl and El Pico de Orizaba (my new high point at ~18,400’) 8) Image
Mt Whitney 4x
Mt Russell 2x; once up Mithral Dihedral 8)
Mt Langley 1x
Mt Baldy 21x; that includes several Big Baldy loops and a Iron Mt traverse
Mt San Jacinto 2x; once up Snow Creek 8)
Joshua Tree; 13 rock climbing trips
Tahquitz/Suicide Rock; 4 rock climbing trips

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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby EJBean » Sat Jan 01, 2011 7:44 pm

Here's my stats: Hiked 150 miles, climbed 55,000 feet on 29 hikes. I didn't hike as much as other people out there, but it's the best I could do with life's many other priorities. However, 2749 unique visitors viewed 16,273 pages on my hiking website since its May 2010 release(wasatchhiker.com), so hopefully I helped get a few more people addicted to exploring the mountains.
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby Joe White » Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:21 pm

Nothin' wrong with keepin stats...but am wondering if this is something a lot of hiker/climber types do?

It's not something I care to keep track of myself, but for those of you who do keep track...what do you do with the information?
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby CSUMarmot » Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:33 pm

Joe White wrote:Nothin' wrong with keepin stats...but am wondering if this is something a lot of hiker/climber types do?

It's not something I care to keep track of myself, but for those of you who do keep track...what do you do with the information?

I make a register of what mountains I climb and when for snow/meltoff reasons, plus my GPS keeps track of certain things
It's just kinda fun to watch milestones accumulate over time
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby MoapaPk » Sat Jan 01, 2011 11:08 pm

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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby Wollv » Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:07 am

Aight well how bout we get back on the topic and move on. My stats aren't as big but i enjoyed every minute of it! I have about 10,486 feet of elevation gain, and around 112 miles. Lets hope this new year brings on a ton of new adventures for everyone. Happy new year!!!!
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby PellucidWombat » Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:35 am

Not quite a list of stats - more qualitative rather than quantitative, but perhaps in some ways more meaningful to look back on or share with others?

2010 Climbing Log

Perhaps for 2011 I'll include basic mileage and elevation gains stats and make a yearly total for things like that (and/or how many pitches TRed, followed, & led for a given rating)?
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby MarkDidier » Sun Jan 02, 2011 3:57 pm

CSUMarmot wrote:106984 vertical feet of elevation gain over 368.1 miles, at a maximum elevation of 14259' (Longs Peak)

Nice job Chris, and since I assume most of those miles were in RMNP I'm jeolous! :wink:

I spent a whole 11 days on the trail in 2010 - which is a pretty good by my standards. I don't get very many days on the trail each year, so each one is precious.

But I prefer the spin Moapa and Scotty put on this thread. Once again I introduced several people to hiking with a trip to GSMNP; I helped my son's friend get up his first 14er, besides taking him on his first trip to Colorado; I introduced my son and his friend (and myself) to backpacking, etc. Overall, a good year!
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby Rob » Sun Jan 02, 2011 4:37 pm

Greg Hill got in over 2,000,0000 vertical feet-
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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby mconnell » Sun Jan 02, 2011 9:49 pm

I don't keep track but I know it was easily over 500,000' of vertical. I probably even did a couple thousand of that without a car.

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Re: 2010 climbing stats

Postby peladoboton » Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:28 am

unconditional positive reguard...Rogers would be proud...
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