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T H

Boulder climber
bouldering
Aug 19, 2012 - 12:01am PT
I've only done Pyramid Peak (Mammoth) and Laurel. Flip a coin.
limpingcrab

Trad climber
the middle of CA
Aug 19, 2012 - 01:22am PT
Obelisk. It's one of the few things I've been on that the only way up is technical climbing. Something special about that...

Either that or any peak with a chairlift and hot chocolate machine on top
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
the crowd MUST BE MOCKED...Mocked I tell you.
Aug 19, 2012 - 02:00am PT
Castle Rock Spire
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Aug 19, 2012 - 02:24am PT
South Howser Tower via Beckey Chouinard!


fsck

climber
Aug 19, 2012 - 02:58am PT
intersection rock
Sierra Ledge Rat

Mountain climber
Old and Broken Down in Appalachia
Aug 19, 2012 - 08:34am PT
Dang! How do you answer that question? Impossible to answer in my mind.
TwistedCrank

climber
Dingleberry Gulch, Ideeho
Aug 19, 2012 - 09:41am PT
define "peak"
Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Aug 19, 2012 - 10:24am PT
this fine route took a couple of attempts
holyshootdude

Social climber
santacruz mountains
Aug 19, 2012 - 11:07am PT
Mt. sanitas
karodrinker

Trad climber
San Jose, CA
Aug 19, 2012 - 12:45pm PT
The Hulk for me too. Pure gorgeousness.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
merced, california
Aug 19, 2012 - 01:56pm PT
"It hasta be Shasta."

It was also the fastest descent I've ever done!

Whoosh!

Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Aug 19, 2012 - 03:17pm PT
Damn craggers
nutjob

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Aug 19, 2012 - 03:28pm PT
Black Kaweah is my favorite, because it was far and away the hardest thing I'd done at the time with the most glorious result. Even though it was only via a 4th class route, I had never done any technical climbing at the time, or been at altitude, or been on a multi-day backpacking trip, or had a bear steal most of my food on the first night of a 5 night trip, or sat on a perch with a 360 view of the mountains with no signs of civilization... so this was a great life adventure burned into my soul.

Peak bagging is the soul of climbing.
I hafta agree with Warbler on this.

Sol Wertkin

climber
Leavenworth, WA
Aug 19, 2012 - 03:41pm PT
Mt. Goode, the highest pk in North Cascades National Park via the first ascent of the Complete East Ridge, "The Megalodon."

http://cascadeclimbers.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=721583

http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web07f/newswire-goode-megalodon-ridge


The summit bivy is absolutely incredible.
Some Random Guy

Trad climber
San Francisco
Aug 19, 2012 - 06:31pm PT
grand tetons
also merriam peak via the north butt

tetons and butts...he he he
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Aug 19, 2012 - 06:52pm PT
This is the one that got me started. Oh, I thought you said the most significant.

Bruce Ostler

climber
Aug 23, 2012 - 02:18pm PT
The best peak I've ever climbed was Shiprock, NM with John Middendorf and Cal Hebert
Shiprock is a beautiful and forbidding mountain with many different moods, mythic to the Navajo, a historic route first climbed by legendary pioneering climbers, many different technical challenges along the route with shityourpants exposure, a euphoric view from the summit, with the original summit log signed by a veritable "who's who" in climbing. That it is "technically" off limits only makes it that much more sexy and desirable. and on the day I ascend to the heavens, I will be happy that i was one of the few that climbed Shiprock - the mythic peak the Navajo call Ts Bitʼaʼ
Inner City

Trad climber
East Bay
Aug 23, 2012 - 02:23pm PT
Mt Edith Cavell (East Ridge)

Middle Pal was nice too...
Impaler

Social climber
Berkeley
Aug 23, 2012 - 02:27pm PT
matty

Trad climber
under the sea
Aug 23, 2012 - 02:39pm PT
the next one
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