Peaks

 

57

 

 

Pursuers

 

1724

 

 

Finishers

 

0

 

 

Known as the "Ultra 57", this is perhaps the most iconic of all prominence-based peak challenges in the US. Includes all "ultra" peaks with prominence of at least 5,000 ft / 1,500 m in the lower 48 US states. These peaks read like a "greatest hits" for US mountains and offer an incredible gamut of adventures.

 

Highest peak

Mount Whitney

14,505 ft / 4,421 m

Most prominent peak

Mount Rainier

13,212 ft / 4,027 m

Most summited peak

Mount Washington

842 summits

Most difficult peak

Mount Whitney

Class 1

Difficulty breakdown

Class 1/2 9 peaks

Class 3/4 4 peaks

Class 5+ 1 peak

Top climbing months

July   22%

August   19%

June   15%