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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Patrick Keefer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (48 out of 48, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886148Mount Washington Massif819.6Unknown
 Ball Crag610631Mount Washington Massif.2Unknown
1.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.0Unknown
1.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.7Unknown
 Nelson Crag563535Mount Washington Massif.3Unknown
 Sam Adams558593Northern Peaks.3Unknown
 Mount Clay5533139Northern Peaks.6Unknown
 Boott Spur549298Mount Washington Massif.5Unknown
 John Quincy Adams541056Northern Peaks.2Unknown
1.Mount Monroe5372254Southern Peaks.7Unknown
1.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.6Unknown
 Abigail Adams535540Northern Peaks.1Unknown
 Adams 5525620Northern Peaks.1Unknown
1.Mount Lafayette52403320Franconia Range17.2Unknown
1.Mount Lincoln5089169Franconia Range.7Unknown
 Mount Truman500080Franconia Range.2Unknown
 Mount Franklin500020Southern Peaks.3Unknown
1.South Twin49021502Twin Range4.7Unknown
1.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.0Unknown
 Slide Peak48066Mount Washington Massif.2Unknown
1.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.5Unknown
1.North Twin4761281Twin Range.8Unknown
1.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.7Unknown
1.Mount Bond4698298Twin Range2.3Unknown
1.Mount Carrigain46802223Pemigewasset Ranges5.9Unknown
 Mount Hight4675115Carter Range.6Unknown
1.Middle Carter Mountain4600700Carter Range1.9Unknown
 Mount Lethe458444Carter Range.3Unknown
1.Mount Guyot4560160Twin Range.7Unknown
 North Carter Mountain452040Carter Range.4Unknown
1.West Bond4520160Twin Range.4Unknown
1.Mount Garfield4480800Franconia Range2.0Unknown
1.Mount Liberty4459379Franconia Range1.5Unknown
1.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.9Unknown
1.South Carter Mountain4420220Carter Range.7Unknown
1.Mount Hancock44001200Pemigewasset Ranges2.2Unknown
1.South Kinsman Mountain43582398Kinsman Range4.4Unknown
1.Mount Flume4328408Franconia Range.8Unknown
 Wildcat B432040Carter Range.2Unknown
1.Mount Field43201681Willey Range.0Unknown
1.Mount Osceola43202000Osceola-Tecumseh6.0Unknown
 South Hancock4319159Pemigewasset Ranges.7Unknown
1.Mount Pierce4310230Southern Peaks.9Unknown
 Wildcat C4298138Carter Range.4Unknown
1.North Kinsman Mountain4293253Kinsman Range.7Unknown
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080Pemigewasset Ranges.3Unknown
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454Carter Range.3Unknown
1.Bondcliffs4265185Twin Range.7Unknown
1.Mount Willey4255255Willey Range1.0Unknown
1.Zealand Mountain4240200Twin Range.6Unknown
1.Mount Cabot41602661Pilot Range12.9Unknown
1.North Tripyramid41601320Central Sandwich Range5.0Unknown
1.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316Osceola-Tecumseh.7Unknown
1.Middle Tripyramid4120240Central Sandwich Range.6Unknown
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474Osceola-Tecumseh.3Unknown
 South Tripyramid408080Central Sandwich Range.3Unknown
1.Cannon Mountain4080720Kinsman Range1.7Unknown
1.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.7Unknown
1.Mount Hale4054614Twin Range2.1Unknown
1.Mount Jackson4052332Southern Peaks1.2Unknown
1.Mount Tom4051331Willey Range.8Unknown
1.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.3Unknown
 Wildcat E404675Carter Range.2Unknown
1.Mount Passaconaway4043803Central Sandwich Range3.0Unknown
1.Owls Head4025825Franconia Range1.6Unknown
1.Galehead Mountain4024264Twin Range.5Unknown
1.Mount Waumbek40061289Pliny Range4.8Unknown
1.Mount Isolation4003203Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.9Unknown
1.Mount Tecumseh40031723Osceola-Tecumseh2.4Unknown
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120Pemigewasset Ranges.5Unknown
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040Pemigewasset Ranges.3Unknown
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040Central Sandwich Range1.9Unknown
1.Mount Whiteface4000560Central Sandwich Range1.8Unknown
 Agiocochook Crag57189Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259Mount Washington Massif.5 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713Northern Peaks.1 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739Southern Peaks.1 
 Slide Peak South469212Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Mount Blue4529129Moosilauke Area.5 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343Moosilauke Area.5 
 Southeast Castle450025Northern Peaks.8 
 Southwest Twin435777Twin Range.3 
 Northwest Castle433030Northern Peaks.0 
 Fourth Howk431565Northern Peaks.2 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.4 
 Greenleaf Knob424545Franconia Range.1 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080Osceola-Tecumseh.3 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525Southern Peaks.2 
 Mount Jim417292Moosilauke Area.5 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020Pilot Range.2 
 Emerald Bluff402525Northern Peaks.7 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639Pliny Range.2 
 Sandwich Mountain39601160Central Sandwich Range4.9 

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List Description

This list of 48 ranked peaks in New Hampshire's White Mountains matches closely to that used by the Four Thousand Footer committee of the Applachian Mountain Club. The committee uses an "optimisitic" prominence threshold of 200 feet, which, in terrain covered by maps with 40-foot contours, is equivalent to the 160 feet of "clean" prominence used on this site.

The only discrepancy between the ranked summits on this list and the official 4000-footer club list is that the official list includes South Hancock but not Mount Guyot. This seems odd to me, since Guyot clearly has the exact same prominence as nearby West Bond, an official peak, and South Hancock clearly just misses the 160 foot clean prominence cut-off by 1 foot.

To see the official AMC version of the list, click here.

This list is a very popular peakbagging endeavor, with over 6000 recorded completers. All summits are reached by maintained hiking trails except for Owls Head, where a well-used herd path climbs up a steep landslide to the summit area. Isolation, Bond, West Bond, and Owls Head are the most remote from roads and the only ones that most hikers might not attempt as a day-hike.

The White Mountains (by most definitions) extend into Maine, so it should be pointed out that Old Speck would be on a theoretical "White Mountain 4000-foot Peaks" list of 49 ranked summits.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

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

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


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