Travel/Fun

(This is Andrea Meyer’s personal page.)

Hobbies: Traveling, hiking (especially peaks over 14,000 feet), tennis, movies and volunteer vacations.  I’d love to write more about my hobbies, but for now here’s a list.

Travel: Countries Visited

Asia/Pacific

  1. Australia (1 month)
  2. China (2 weeks)
  3. Guam (US island territory)
  4. Japan (1 week)
  5. Malaysia
  6. Philippines (4 weeks)
  7. New Zealand (3 weeks)
  8. Singapore (3 weeks)
  9. South Korea
  10. Thailand (1 week)

Europe

  1. Austria (2 months)
  2. Belgium (1 week)
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  4. Croatia
  5. Czech Republic
  6. France (2 weeks)
  7. Germany (1 week)
  8. Greece (2 weeks)
  9. Iceland (3 weeks)
  10. Italy (10 days)
  11. Macedonia
  12. Netherlands (2 weeks)
  13. Norway (3 weeks)
  14. Serbia
  15. Slovakia
  16. Slovenia
  17. Spain (1 week)
  18. Sweden
  19. Switzerland (6 months)
  20. United Kingdom (1 month)
  21. Vatican City

Africa/Middle East

  1. Angola
  2. Congo, Democratic Republic
  3. Ghana
  4. Liberia
  5. Nigeria
  6. Senegal
  7. South Africa (18 months)
  8. Israel
  9. Jordan

North America

  1. Canada
  2. Mexico
  3. US – all states except AS, NC, SC

South America

  1. Argentina
  2. Chile
  3. Venezuela

Peaks Climbed (in feet)

  1. Mount Elbert, CO   14,433
  2. Mount Massive     14,421
  3. Mount Lincoln    14,286
  4. Grays Peak    14,270
  5. Torreys Peak    14,267
  6. Mount Antero   14,276
  7. Quandary Peak  14, 265
  8. Mount Evans    14,264
  9. Mount Cameron    14,238
  10. Mount Belford    14,197
  11. Mount Bross    14,172
  12. Mount Oxford    14,153
  13. Mount Democrat   14,148
  14. Pikes Peak    14,110
  15. Mount Bierstadt    14,060
  16. Mount Sherman    14,036
  17. Huron Peak  14,006
  18. Meeker Ridge    13,860
  19. Mount Sheridan    13,748
  20. Argentine Peak  13,738
  21. Rosalie Peak 13,575
  22. Epaulet Mountain 13,523
  23. Ypsilon 13,514
  24. Fairchild Mtn  13,502
  25. South Arapaho Peak 13,397
  26. Mt. Audubon    13,223
  27. James Peak   13,294
  28. Longs Peak only to 13,200
  29. Mt. Flora  13,132
  30. Mt. Dana, CA 13,061
  31. Pawnee Pk    12,943
  32. Mt.  Machebeuf 12,805
  33. Hallett Peak     12,713
  34. Stanley Mtn, 12,521
  35. Sugarloaf Peak B  12,513
  36. Silver Plume Mtn 12,477
  37. Geneva Mtn  12,335
  38. Flattop Mtn     12,324
  39. Sawtooth Mountain 12,304
  40. La Plata only to 12,300
  41. Saint Vrain Mtn 12,162
  42. Battle Mtn 12,049
  43. S Shrine Mtn    11,977
  44. Rogers Pass 11,886
  45. Mt. Orton  11,724
  46. Meadow Mtn    11,632
  47. E Twin Sisters  11,428
  48. W Twin SistersPk 11,413
  49. Estes Cone   11,006
  50. Mount Hoffman, CA: 10,855 ft
  51. Lookout Mtn, CO 10,792
  52. Deer Mtn 10,013
  53. Cloud’s Rest, CA 9,926
  54. Lembert Dome, CA 9,449
  55. Mt. Crested Butte, CO 9,375
  56. Panorama Point 9,360
  57. Bald Mtn   9,147
  58. Sugarloaf Mtn    8,917
  59. Half Dome, CA 8,839 (via cables)
  60. Walker Mtn    8,825
  61. Miller Rock    8,646
  62. S. Boulder Peak 8,549
  63. Bear Peak   8,461
  64. Swiftcurrent Mtn, MT 8436
  65. Green Mountain, CO   8,144
  66. Sentinel Dome, CA: 8,127
  67. Button Rock Mtn    8,039
  68. CoffinTop Mtn  8,031
  69. Arkansas Mtn    7,710
  70. Glacier Point, CA 7,214
  71. Saddle Rock    7,020
  72. Grand Canyon S. Rim 7,000 (from bottom)
  73. Flagstaff Mtn    6,980
  74. Mt. Sanitas    6,863
  75. Shanahan Hill    6,060
  76. Dakota Ridge    6,020
  77. Illiloutte Falls, CA  5,800 as part of a 22-mile 5000+elevation gain day
  78. Rabbit Mtn     5,480

Towers, Highest Points & Lowest Points Around the World

  1. Bukit Timah, Singapore 577 (hike)
  2. Central Plaza Tower, Hong Kong, 1,227 (elevator)
  3. Columbus Tower, Barcelona 196  (stairs)
  4. CN Tower, Toronto 1,815 (world’s tallest freestanding structure on land)
  5. Donauturm, Vienna 830 (elevator)
  6. Eiffel Tower, Paris 986 (elevator & stairs)
  7. Great Wall of China at Badaling 2,916 (stairs)
  8. Klein Matterhorn, Switzerland 12,500 (train)
  9. Macau Tower, Macau/China 1,109 (elevator)
  10. Mt. Blanc (Aiguille du Midi) France 12,604 (via train)
  11. Sagrada Familia Passion and Nativity steeples, Barcelona (stairs)
  12. St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome 440 (stairs)
  13. Sydney Tower, Australia 1000 (elevator)
  14. Table Mountain, South Africa 3563 (car)
  15. Tokyo Tower, Japan 1,092 (elevator)
  16. Victoria Peak, Hong Kong   5,965 (via funicular)
  17. Willis Tower, Chicago 1,450 (elevator)
  18. Žižkov TV Tower, Prague 709 (elevator)
  19. Lowest Point in the US: Death Valley, CA: -282 ft (via bike)
  20. Lowest Point on Earth: Dead Sea -1,410 ft (swim/float)

Sports/Athletics

  • Team USA competitor 2017-2018 in World Championships in Long Distance Triathlon in Denmark
  • Placed #20 at World Championships in Aquabike (by International Triathlon Union) 2017
  • Ranked #69 in USA Triathlon National Championships – Olympic Distance AgeGroup, Aug 2017
  • Nationally-ranked age-group swimmer (by USMS: #6 in 200M Butterfly, #8 in 400m IM and #10 in 100M Butterfly in 2015)
  • Swam 6.25 miles (437 25-yard laps) in 3:40 hours in Castle 10K in Wellington Lake 

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