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Re: total prominence in 24 hours

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  • gregslayden
    Mont Blanc from Chamonix might be the most commonly done 10,000 foot plus dayhike. ... digits ... shape) ... should ... climb it ... actually
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 1, 2002
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      Mont Blanc from Chamonix might be the most commonly done 10,000 foot
      plus dayhike.


      --- In prominence@y..., Adam Helman <helman@s...> wrote:
      >
      > Mark Adrian wrote -
      >
      > > Greatest Additive Total Prominence in 24 hours:
      >
      > Well, here's my $0.20 worth of Promini that can be dayhiked with 5
      digits
      > of gain
      >
      > Telescope from Bad Water
      > San Jacinto from Palm Springs (Ramon Road)
      > Aconcagua from Confluencia (and you had better be in really good
      shape)
      > Whitney from Lone Pine
      > White Mtn from Chalfant Valley
      > Charelston from Wallace Creek
      >
      > There are probably more 5-digit gain prominence dayhikes, but this
      should
      > be a start.
      >
      > Mark
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      >
      > You can add Kilimanjaro to this growing list - although to
      climb it
      > from the Park entrance (6,000 ft) to the summit in one day would be
      > a nearly superhuman effort. (Took me five days).
      >
      > Edward Earl and myself, it may be recalled by some, have
      actually
      > done the San Jacinto listing from Palm Springs hike in one day - cf
      >
      > http://www.cohp.org/ca/Riverside_1.html
      >
      > for a trip report.
      >
      > - Adam Helman
      >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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