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New England 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Arne Schussler's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (68 out of 68, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft StateRange (Level 4)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Old Speck41602700MEWhite Mountains20.71968
2.Katahdin52684288MELongfellow Mountains158.31969
3.Sugarloaf Mountain42403168MELongfellow Mountains64.81970-02-25
4.Carter Dome48322821NHWhite Mountains5.41972-08-01
 Mount Hight4675115NHWhite Mountains.71972-08-01
4.Middle Carter Mountain4600700NHWhite Mountains1.91972-08-01
 Mount Lethe458444NHWhite Mountains.31972-08-01
 North Carter Mountain452040NHWhite Mountains.41972-08-01
4.Wildcat Mountain44221034NHWhite Mountains1.31972-08-01
4.South Carter Mountain4420220NHWhite Mountains1.01972-08-01
 Wildcat B432040NHWhite Mountains.31972-08-01
 Wildcat C4298138NHWhite Mountains.41972-08-01
4.Wildcat D4062287NHWhite Mountains.81972-08-01
9.Mount Moriah4049922NHWhite Mountains2.51972-08-02
 Boott Spur549298NHWhite Mountains.51989-04-14
10.Mount Washington62886148NHWhite Mountains819.61989-04-15
 Ball Crag610631NHWhite Mountains.31989-04-15
11.Mount Monroe5372254NHWhite Mountains1.01989-04-16
 Katahdin-South Peak526040MELongfellow Mountains.31991-03-15
 Pamola Peak491999MELongfellow Mountains.61991-03-15
 Chimney Peak490060MELongfellow Mountains.01991-03-15
 John Quincy Adams541056NHWhite Mountains.31995-01-21
12.Mount Adams5799861NHWhite Mountains3.11995-01-22
13.Mount Jefferson5712753NHWhite Mountains1.71996-01-27
14.Crocker Mountain42261206MELongfellow Mountains3.61998-08-08
14.South Crocker Mountain4040340MELongfellow Mountains.81998-08-08
16.Bigelow Mountain41452845MELongfellow Mountains8.01998-09-12
16.Avery Peak4088268MELongfellow Mountains.61998-09-12
18.Mount Abraham4040880MELongfellow Mountains4.11998-09-19
19.Hamlin Peak4756496MELongfellow Mountains1.41999-01-27
 Sam Adams558593NHWhite Mountains.41999-07-25
 Mount Clay5533139NHWhite Mountains.91999-07-25
 Adams 5527418NHWhite Mountains.51999-07-25
 Mount Franklin500020NHWhite Mountains.41999-07-25
20.Mount Eisenhower4760335NHWhite Mountains1.21999-07-25
21.Saddleback Mountain41202446MELongfellow Mountains9.71999-08-11
22.Mount Field43201681NHWhite Mountains5.12001-07-07
22.Mount Willey4255255NHWhite Mountains1.12001-07-07
22.Mount Tom4051331NHWhite Mountains1.12001-07-07
25.Mount Osceola43202000NHWhite Mountains6.02001-07-14
25.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316NHWhite Mountains.82001-07-14
27.Mount Pierce4310230NHWhite Mountains1.22001-07-21
27.Mount Jackson4052332NHWhite Mountains1.42001-07-21
29.North Tripyramid41601320NHWhite Mountains5.02001-07-28
29.Middle Tripyramid4120240NHWhite Mountains.62001-07-28
 South Tripyramid408080NHWhite Mountains.32001-07-28
31.Mount Hale4054614NHWhite Mountains2.62001-08-04
32.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041461MELongfellow Mountains1.32001-08-12
33.Mount Isolation4003203NHWhite Mountains1.22001-09-08
34.Mount Passaconaway4043803NHWhite Mountains3.02002-07-13
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040NHWhite Mountains1.92002-07-13
34.Mount Whiteface4000560NHWhite Mountains1.82002-07-13
36.Mount Hancock44001200NHWhite Mountains2.42002-07-27
 South Hancock4319159NHWhite Mountains.82002-07-27
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080NHWhite Mountains.32002-07-27
37.Mount Carrigain46802223NHWhite Mountains5.92007-05-27
38.Mount Ellen40832132VTGreen Mountains26.72007-06-10
 Cutts Peak402020VTGreen Mountains.42007-06-10
38.Mount Abraham4006286VTGreen Mountains2.32007-06-10
40.Mount Moosilauke48022932NHWhite Mountains12.62007-09-30
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343NHWhite Mountains.92007-09-30
41.Mount Lafayette52403320NHWhite Mountains17.32007-10-28
41.Mount Lincoln5089169NHWhite Mountains.82007-10-28
 Mount Truman500080NHWhite Mountains.42007-10-28
43.Mount Tecumseh40031723NHWhite Mountains2.62008-05-26
44.Mount Liberty4459379NHWhite Mountains1.72009-06-07
44.Mount Flume4328408NHWhite Mountains.92009-06-07
46.Kinsman Mountain43582398NHWhite Mountains4.72009-06-14
46.Kinsman Mountain-North Peak4293253NHWhite Mountains.72009-06-14
46.Cannon Mountain4080720NHWhite Mountains2.52009-06-14
49.Mount Waumbek40061289NHWhite Mountains4.92009-07-12
50.Mount Cabot41602661NHWhite Mountains13.12009-07-19
51.Mount Madison5366466NHWhite Mountains.62009-07-26
 Fourth Howk431565NHWhite Mountains.72009-07-26
52.Mount Garfield4480800NHWhite Mountains2.22009-08-09
52.Galehead Mountain4024264NHWhite Mountains1.02009-08-09
54.South Twin49021502NHWhite Mountains4.72009-08-23
54.North Twin4761281NHWhite Mountains1.02009-08-23
56.Owls Head4025825NHWhite Mountains2.02009-09-20
57.North Brother41511256MELongfellow Mountains2.52009-10-12
 Mount Blue4529129NHWhite Mountains.72009-11-01
 Mount Jim417292NHWhite Mountains.82009-11-01
58.Mount Bond4698298NHWhite Mountains2.72009-11-08
58.Mount Guyot4560160NHWhite Mountains1.12009-11-08
58.West Bond4520160NHWhite Mountains.62009-11-08
58.Bondcliffs4265185NHWhite Mountains1.02009-11-08
58.Zealand Mountain4240200NHWhite Mountains1.02009-11-08
 Slide Peak48066NHWhite Mountains.82009-11-15
 Slide Peak South469212NHWhite Mountains.32009-11-15
 Abigail Adams535540NHWhite Mountains.32009-11-22
 Southeast Castle450025NHWhite Mountains.82009-11-22
 Northwest Castle433030NHWhite Mountains.12009-11-22
 Emerald Bluff402525NHWhite Mountains.72009-11-22
 Sandwich Mountain39601160NHWhite Mountains5.02009-12-14
63.Mount Redington4000440MELongfellow Mountains1.02010-08-01
63.Spaulding Mountain4000585MELongfellow Mountains2.12010-08-01
 Wildcat E404675NHWhite Mountains.22012-09-16
65.Mount Mansfield43933633VTGreen Mountains51.92013-09-28
 Mount Mansfield-Lower Lip412040VTGreen Mountains.42013-09-28
65.Camels Hump40801860VTGreen Mountains11.22013-09-28
65.Mount Mansfield-The Nose4020160VTGreen Mountains.82013-09-28
68.Killington Peak42353315VTGreen Mountains56.32013-09-29
 Agiocochook Crag57189NHWhite Mountains.5 
 Nelson Crag563535NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259NHWhite Mountains.9 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519740NHWhite Mountains.3 
 South Howe Peak474080MELongfellow Mountains.5 
 North Howe Peak470012MELongfellow Mountains.4 
 Northwest Plateau441010MELongfellow Mountains.8 
 Southwest Twin435777NHWhite Mountains.6 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393NHWhite Mountains.9 
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454NHWhite Mountains.8 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080NHWhite Mountains.4 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Mansfield-Adams Apple412060VTGreen Mountains.3 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120NHWhite Mountains1.0 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040NHWhite Mountains.7 

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List Description

Note that this list is not the same as the Official AMC New England 4000-footer List. This list is similar, but it is based on strict mathematical cutoffs derived from careful reading of the USGS topographic maps. The differences are:

  • This list adds the Nose on Mount Mansfield, which clearly has 160 feet of clean prominence (200 feet of optimistic prominence, which appears the be the AMC standard).
  • This list substitutes Mount Guyot for South Hancock. Carefully looking at the USGS map shows that Guyot has 160 feet of clean prominence, while South Hancock only has 159.

It is not clear why the official AMC lists are inconsistent in the way they interpret the USGS contours, unless they have better surverying data used as criteria for their lists.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       AMC White Mountain Guide, 28th Edition (Smith, Daniell)
       AMC Maine Mountain Guide (AMC Books)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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