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Northeastern Wilderness High Points

Showing Lynn Groves's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 45, or 17.78%)

RankWildernessStatePeak Elev-M
Range (Level 4)Ascent Date
1.Wild RiverNew HampshireCarter Dome1473White MountainsUnknown
2.Giant MountainNew YorkGiant Mountain1410Adirondack Mountains2005-09-04
3.Big IndianNew YorkBig Indian Mountain1134Catskill Mountains2007-03-11
4.Slide MountainNew YorkSlide Mountain1280Catskill Mountains2008-01-12
5.Hunter-West Kill MountainNew YorkHunter Mountain1237Catskill Mountains2009-02-08
6.Windham-Blackhead RangeNew YorkBlack Dome1219Catskill Mountains2009-02-15
7.West Canada LakeNew YorkPanther Mountain1177Adirondack Mountains2009-10-12
8.Indian HeadNew YorkPlateau Mountain1176Catskill Mountains2011-01-02
 Great GulfNew HampshireGreat Gulf Wilderness High Point1806White Mountains 
 Presidential Range-Dry RiverNew HampshireBoott Spur1680White Mountains 
 High PeaksNew YorkMount Marcy1629Adirondack Mountains 
 PemigewassetNew HampshireMount Lafayette1609White Mountains 
 Dix MountainNew YorkDix Mountain1480Adirondack Mountains 
 Mckenzie MountainNew YorkWhiteface Mountain-Southwest Slope1320Adirondack Mountains 
 Sandwich RangeNew HampshireNorth Tripyramid1280White Mountains 
 Sentinel RangeNew YorkKilburn Mountain1183Adirondack Mountains 
 BreadloafVermontBread Loaf Mountain1169Green Mountains 
 GlastenburyVermontGlastenbury Mountain-West Slope1134Green Mountains 
 Hoffman NotchNew YorkHoffman Mountain1129Adirondack Mountains 
 Blue RidgeNew YorkWakely Mountain-North Slope1128Adirondack Mountains 
 Jay MountainNew YorkSaddleback Mountain1102Adirondack Mountains 
 Peru PeakVermontPeru Peak1050Green Mountains 
 Siamese PondsNew YorkBig Range1032Adirondack Mountains 
 Joseph BattellVermontGillespie Peak1026Green Mountains 
 Silver LakeNew YorkHamilton Mountain996Adirondack Mountains 
 Big BranchVermontMount Tabor936Green Mountains 
 Lye BrookVermontLye Brook Meadows Peak896Green Mountains 
 Pigeon LakeNew YorkWest Mountain894Adirondack Mountains 
 Caribou-Speckled MountainMaineSpeckled Mountain886White Mountains 
 George D. AikenVermontAiken-yaw Mountain798Green Mountains 
 Pharaoh LakeNew YorkPharaoh Mountain779Adirondack Mountains 
 Five PondsNew YorkHitchins Pond Peak751Adirondack Mountains 
 Ha-de-ron-dahNew YorkHa-de-ron-dah Wilderness High Point719Adirondack Mountains 
 William C. WhitneyNew YorkAntediluvian Mountain714Adirondack Mountains 
 Bristol CliffsVermontSouth Mountain709Green Mountains 
 Round LakeNew YorkLost Pond Peak696Adirondack Mountains 
 PepperboxNew YorkTwin Ponds Peak662Adirondack Mountains 
 Hickory CreekPennsylvaniaHickory Creek Wilderness High Point585Allegheny Plateau 
 Allegheny IslandsPennsylvaniaCrulls Island High Point354Allegheny Plateau 
 Moosehorn-Baring UnitMaineBald Mountain-South Peak125New England Upland 
 Great Swamp National Wildlife RefugeNew JerseyGreat Swamp Refuge High Point91Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
 MoosehornMaineMoosehorn Wilderness High Point67New England Upland 
 Otis Pike Fire Island High DuneNew YorkFire Island Wilderness High Point16Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
 MonomoyMassachusettsMonomoy Island High Point12Mid-Atlantic Highlands 
 BrigantineNew JerseyBrigantine Refuge High Point4Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain 

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List Description

Wilderness areas are large tracts of land where resource extraction, roads, structures, and motors of any kind are forbidden. The only intrusion of man permitted is foot travel and low-impact camping. They represent the last sanctuaries of the primeval world left in our developed country, and most of them are in the high mountains.

This list shows the highest points in designated Wilderness Areas in New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. These include the federally designated Wilderness Areas on National Forest and Wildlife Refuge land, plus the New York state Department of Conservation Wilderness Areas in the Adirondacks and Catskills. These two ranges are unique in the US in being managed by a state agency, not a federal one, and the state wildernesses are functionally equivalent to the federal ones. So it made sense to include their high points on this list.

Note that the boundaries of many Wilderness Areas are indistinct and not always shown accurately on topographic maps. In addition, many Wilderness high points are "liners" or "slope points" located where a boundary is excluding a summit area that has road or tower development. So finding the exact point for many of these summits may be difficult, and being sure of reaching them may require independent research. In some cases, where a wilderness boundary came very close to a prominent undeveloped summit, that summit is assumed to be the wilderness high point even if the official boundary may be a few feet away.


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