[1.] Choose a peak.
[2.] Check the Weather.
[3.] Determine the drive time; shortest drive? most scenic?
[4.] Length of climb, difficulty, have you done a comparable climb before.
[5.] Can you carry enough water or should you bring a water purifier.
[6.] What to pack.
[7.] Finding a friend to go with you.
[8.] Tread Lightly & Leave No Trace.