TAKING ON ALL 12,000'+ PEAKS OF THE CONTIGUOUS USA
1,637 of 2,136 COMPLETED
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Diamond Peak CA, part of a 6 13er and 2 12er backpack in the Sierra 7/4-7/6 2024


Wapiti Ridge WY, 12,177' 6/29/2024


2024 Season begins with Mount Dubois, 13,559' and Hogue 12,740' 5/26/2024


35 miles for "Val Benchmark", 12,516' completing all Utah 12,000'+ peaks 10/21/2023


South Blacks Fork Peak, 12,773', and the other Blacks Fork Peaks 9/23/2023


Red Castle 12,676', and two others from China Meadows 9/16/2023


Success on Colorado's most difficult and dangerous peak in the LiDAR-adjusted list, East Castles 12,296' 9/9/2023


Mount LeConte 13,930' and five other Sierra peaks 9/1 & 9/4 2023


Back to Big Sandy... Washakie Peak 12,524' and three other 12ers 8/26-8/27 2023


Whitetail Peak 12,551' and two other 12ers in Montana 8/19-8/20 2023


War Bonnet Peak 12,374' and four other 12ers in the Cirque of Towers 8/12-8/13 2023


Peak Ten, Peak Eight, and Buffalo Peak to recomplete the Weminuche Wilderness 8/3-8/4 2023


Klondike Peak 13,120' and Sourdough Glacier, seen from 12,771' 7/29/2023


Lizard Head Peak WY, seen during a long five-12er day 7/22/2023


Absaroka Range's unnamed 12,303 with the grizzlies 7/15/2023


California Peak from unnamed 13,656, a Colorado bicentennial LiDAR-changed summit 10/1/2022


Unnamed 12,819, a Colorado LiDAR location change 9/9/2022


Unnamed 12,803, one of several Colorado LiDAR additions 8/13/2022


Dollar Mtn and three other 12ers in the Absarokas 7/22/2022


Idaho 12ers Church and Donaldson 9/3/2021


37 miles of talus for 7 12ers in the High Uintas 8/27/2021

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In addition to climbing all of Colorado's traditional list of 12,000'+ peaks, John and Alyson became the second and third persons ever to complete the 2,311 10,000'+ peaks in Colorado in October 2020 (prior to LiDAR list adjustments). Alyson is best known as a competitive ultrarunner with many 1st place finishes. John also finds purpose and meaning in bouldering and strength training. John and Alyson both have climbed over 7,000 unique summits throughout the USA.



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