I climbed my first mountain (10,000' or higher) in 1973. It was Pyramid Peak in the Crystal Range of the Sierra Nevada near Lake Tahoe. On older maps it is listed just over 10,000 feet, on newer maps just under 10,000 feet. 
Since then I have summited the six highest 14,000 foot peaks in California (according to the 1972 & 1995 World Almanacs) as well as the highest peaks in Washington (Rainier) and Nevada (Boundary) 

Peaks Include: 
Mt Whitney             14,494'    1985 
Mt Williamson         14,375'    1992 
White Mountain       14,246'    1990 
North Palisades       14,242'    1994 
Mt Sill                     14,162'    1999 
Mt Shasta                14,162'    1986
Split Mountain         14,058'    2005 
Mt Langley              14,042'    2001 
Mt Tyndall               14,018'    2003

Other States
Mt Rainier               14,410'    1987 
Boundary Peak        13,143'    1997 

I once spent three days in  a tent on the side of the Matterhorn in Switzerland. 
I made a solo climb that tried to  killed me  a couple of times but didn't try for the summit. 
Color Elevation Profile and geopolitical map of the local mountains.
(within 150 mile drive of Ridgecrest, California) 

Local  Sub 14,000' Climbs

I've climbed 12,123'    Olancha Peak from the west. 
I've climbed several of the local Sierra mountains such as Owens Peak (3 times), Mt Jenkins, Spanish Needles and Sawtooth. ( These range from the high 7,000' to mid 8,000' elevation range or about 6,000' above town )  I also hike and climb in some of the local desert areas around  Ridgecrest. I have climbed 11,027' Telescope Peak overlooking Death Valley's Badwater (lowest point in the Western Hemisphere) several times. 

I have hiked and climbed in many of the major western National Parks
I have been to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite four times by way of the cables, in my 20's,30's 40's and 50's. I plan on doing it again in my 60's 

I have back packed and hiked many a trail in and out of the Sierra. I have crossed the middle of the Sierra  from east to west at it's narrowest hiking point. Over Kearsarge Pass, from Onion Valley above Independence in the Owens Valley to Kings Canyon National Park. (about a 25 mile hike or a 350 mile drive)

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