Highpoints and Prominence Peaks of the
United States

by Scott Surgent

Welcome to my hiking and climbing page. Here, I have collected some of my trip reports, now mainly concentrating on the southwest United States, but also other areas if I have something actually interesting to say.

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Most Recent Visits

Granite Mountain
Scottsdale, AZ
January 8, 2017

Stoney Mountain
Arizona
January 2, 2017

Silver Bell Peak
Arizona
December 30, 2016

Youngblood &
Chihuahua Hills, AZ
December 27, 2016

Guadalupe Mountain
Arizona
December 18, 2016

Black Mesa • Plomosa
Arizona
December 11, 2016
 

Shadow & Buffalo
Arizona
December 3, 2016

Pilot Knob
California
November 26, 2016

Telegraph Ridge
Arizona
November 25, 2016

Chevelon Butte
Arizona
November 12, 2016

Glassford Hill
Arizona
October 24, 2016

Spruce Mountain
Arizona
October 23, 2016

 

Sorted by States, Countries or One-Off Visits

Ayers Rock
Australia
1985 & 1987

Flattop Mountain
Alaska
June 2016

Arizona

California

Hawaii

Borah Peak
Idaho
August 2003
 

Louisiana

Massachusetts

Mexico

Granite Peak
Montana
August 2002

Nevada

Pack Monadnock
New Hampshire
March 2015
 

New Mexico

Oregon

Texas

Utah

Washington

 
Other Interesting Destinations

Coolgardie
W. Australia
July 14, 1987

Africa
Zimbabwe & Kenya
November, 1987

Arches N.P.
Utah
July, 2003

Budapest
Hungary
December 2003

Prague
Czech Republic
December 2003

FM-170 River Road
Rio Grande, Texas
2004, 2006
 

Goldfield
Nevada
July 2008

Lovell Canyon
Nevada
February 2010

Freedom Trail
Boston, MA
November 14, 2010
 

 

Other Links

The Arizona P1K ListAdam Helman's Peak List & MemorialNevada peaks site, by H.W. StockmanSierra Travels, By Bob BurdTwelve Mile CircleThe Desert Mountaineer, by Doug Kasian3up Adventures, by Beth LakinScott Peavy's SmugMug Photo SiteThe Mountains Are Calling, by Chris Czaplicki

Prominence (PDF)Confluence.org

 

Disclaimer: The trip reports contained herein on these pages are for entertainment only. If you use them to help plan a trip, you are solely responsible for ensuring the accuracy of our reports. These reports are not meant to replace maps, compass, gps and other common sense hiking/navigation items. Neither we nor the webhost can be held responsible for unfortunate situations that may arise based on these trip reports. Conditions change over time! Some of these hikes are major mountaineering or backpacking endeavors that require skill, proper gear, proper fitness and general experience. Be considerate of private land at all times. Never underestimate nature!

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