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SzaniUherkovich - Oct 25, 2009 4:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Highest peak: 11516 ft / 3510 m

Hochfeiler / Gran Pilastro in the Zillertal Alps, on the Austrian-Italian border

Aug 7, 2009


SzaniUherkovich - Oct 25, 2009 4:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Highest elevation gain in 1 day: 7164 ft / 2184 m

Low point: Zadnjica valley, 2231 ft / 680 m
High point: Triglav, 9395 ft / 2864 m, in the Julian Alps, Slowenia

Aug 5, 1993


SzaniUherkovich - Oct 25, 2009 4:42 pm - Hasn't voted

Longest hike in 1 day: 29 miles / 47 km

Mecsek Mountain, Hungary

Oct 23, 2009


SzaniUherkovich - Oct 25, 2009 4:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Technical: Via Ferrata C-D

Classification according to

South Wall of Tschenglser Hochwand / Croda di Cengles, with partially vertical walls without support for feet. Ortler Group in the Alps, Italy

Aug 4, 2008


SzaniUherkovich - Dec 3, 2009 7:52 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Greast number of Ascents

Congratulations! You have really high numbers! 50 times to such a high peak!
(I have a peak with 50 ascents, too, but it's only 2008 feet high. The altitude gain when getting up there is 1430 feet. I do that in 45 minutes. This is my "house-peak". Unfortunately not enough high)

And thanks for your comments/records. You are the first one (after me) making your records visible!

Cheers, Szani

AjaxHiker - Feb 24, 2010 4:44 pm - Hasn't voted

Highest Peak

Kilimanjaro - 19,340' or 5895 meters

AjaxHiker - Feb 24, 2010 4:45 pm - Hasn't voted

Longest Day

32 miles on my birthday in 2003 in southern Oregon during a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. I wanted to hike my age (31 that day) but went another mile before I found a suitable camp site.

AjaxHiker - Feb 24, 2010 4:49 pm - Hasn't voted

Biggest elevation gain

Not sure on this one, but the one that comes to mind was 6572 feet starting at the Bells Canyon trailhead in Salt Lake City, UT and topping out on the Pfeifferhorn at 11,326. This was part of a long ridge traverse called the Beatout (only I did it in reverse from the normal direction), so the ups & downs likely added a lot more to the true total for the day.


visentin - Apr 28, 2010 8:31 am - Hasn't voted


Highest peak : Vignemale, 3298m
Highest elevation : Punta Alta from Pont de Rius, 2400m up and down
Longest hike within one day : 30-40 km but where ?
Highest technical difficulty : Ridge of Trois Conseillers (summer) and Hourgade (winter)


SzaniUherkovich - Apr 29, 2010 1:56 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: mines

This 2400 m doesn't mean that you started from 614 m, but it means that your summarized daily elevation gain was 2400 m, right? Anyway whichever it was, congratulation to it!

And just a note/question: I don't understand why only very few people add their records. Or am I too childish to be interested in it? Is everybody so professional here that they don't want to be proud of their achievements?


visentin - May 4, 2010 2:41 am - Hasn't voted

Re: mines

I reached a peak of some 3000m starting from a remote point, basically with a high pass to go through, a big gap, and the peak to climb, and the pass again on the way back.
I have no idea about what do other people think. Perhaps yes, not so many are interested in such records ! 3 days ago I broke a record, my most drunk bike ride. I'll write a TR about it in MBPost !


SzaniUherkovich - May 5, 2010 12:33 am - Hasn't voted

Re: mines

Funny KPI: most drunken bike ride :) Not easy to measure!


kamil - Jun 20, 2011 5:29 am - Hasn't voted

highest peak

Grossglockner, Austria - 3798 m (12460 ft), on 2 June 2008.


kamil - Jun 20, 2011 5:33 am - Hasn't voted

highest elevation gain in a day

Could be one of those three, within a margin of error.

Grossglockner from Lucknerhaus and back (3798-1918=1880m or 6168ft), 2 June 2008, or
Triglav from Aljazev dom and back (2864-1015=1849m or 6066ft), 7 August 2001, or
Mytikas (Mt Olympus) from Prionia and back (2917-1050=1867m or 6125ft), 18 August 1998.

Honestly no idea what my longest hike in a day was :)


kamil - Jun 20, 2011 5:48 am - Hasn't voted

most difficult

Sport (redpoint): VI.3+ Polish / VIII+ UIAA / 7a+ French
Sport (on sight): VI.2+ Polish /VIII- UIAA / 6c French
Trad: VI.2 Polish / VII+ UIAA / 6b+ French (all in the Polish or Austrian limestones back in the 90's when I was young and strong:)
Really scary trad: HVS 5a (felt more like E1) / about VI+ UIAA ('The Russian', Symonds Yat, Gloucestershire, England, 2004)
Mountains: VII- AF/A0, trad on lead ('Balkans Peace Park', FA of Maja Lagojvet, 31 August 2009).

ben512k - Aug 21, 2018 12:27 pm - Hasn't voted

Highest Peak: 14505 ft/4421 m

Mount Whitney

ben512k - Aug 21, 2018 12:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Longest Day: 35 mi/56 km

It was along the PCT from the I-8 to Sunrise Trailhead

ben512k - Aug 21, 2018 12:32 pm - Hasn't voted

Elevation Gain: 10900 feet/3320 meters

This hike was Cactus to Clouds to Cactus, also the most challenging hike I've ever done. It takes you from the desert floor of Palm Springs to the peak of San Jacinto, and back down, hence the second cactus in the name of the hike.

ben512k - Aug 21, 2018 12:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Most Technical: Easy Class 5

I climber The Grandstand in Death Valley using an easy class 5 route, although it wasn't much of a climb. I haven't done too much real rock climbing and hope to do more someday.


Scott - Aug 23, 2018 12:25 pm - Hasn't voted


Highest peak = 6262 meters/20,561 feet on Chimborazo ; January 2007

Highest elevation gain within one day = ~2743 meters/9000 feet at Ghasa to peak above Dhalagiri Icefall; December 2001

Longest hike within one day =24 miles/39 kms. on Annapurna Circuit; December 2001

Highest technical difficulty = UIAA VII+/YDS 5.11- on Balanced Rock Tower (Canyonlands National Park) ; October 1995

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