As the year was ending, I was thinking, no, the whole thing wasn't terrible, just much of it.
Upon further reflection, I realized I did have a number of high points in the year. In this case, "high" had multiple meanings, one being very literal.
Top of Mount Baker, July 2021
Top of Flat Iron in the Superstition Mountains, September 2021
Virginia Pass, Hoover Wilderness, October 2021