aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
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Higher ground

One of the sites I follow asked what the highest elevation was that the readers had hiked to. It got me thinking -- and hankering after mountains. Here's a list of most of the high places I've hiked up to, along with their elevation in feet.

Wheeler Peak, NM 13,167
Baldy Mountain, NM 12,441 (Philmont Scout Ranch)
Mt. Phillips, NM 11,742 (Philmont Scout Ranch)
Tooth of Time, NM 9,003 (Philmont Scout Ranch)
Grants Pass, WY 8,030 (Yellowstone National Park)
Hart Peak, NM 7,975 (Philmont Scout Ranch)
Clingman's Dome, TN/NC 6,644 (Great Smoky Mountains National Park)*
Doldendornhütte, Switzerland c. 6283
Mt. Marcy, NY 5,344
Chimney Tops, TN 4,724 (Great Smoky Mountains National Park)
Ben Nevis, Scotland 4,413
Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon), Wales 3,560**
White Rocks, KY/VA 3,513 (Cumberland Gap National Historical Park)
Scafell Pike, England 3,209
Glastonbury Tor, England 518
Rock Reef Pass, FL 3 (Everglades National Park)***

*Hiked from the parking lot
**Took the train up, hiked back down to the village
***Drove over, but got out to take a pic of the sign; couldn't believe they posted one
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