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Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence

Showing Jim Retemeyer's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 30, or 26.67%)

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 3)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Clingmans Dome45036643Tennessee/North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains70.71972-09-01
2.Mount Washington61486288New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians819.61992-06-29
2.Mount Mansfield36334393VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians51.91992-06-29
4.Spruce Knob27814861West VirginiaAppalachian Plateaus175.41992-07-01
5.Mount Mitchell60896684North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains1189.01994-05-31
6.Mount Marcy49145344New YorkCanadian Shield129.61995-07-25
7.Katahdin42885268MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians158.31995-07-31
8.Jay Peak29723858VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians29.12011-06-10
 Richland Balsam30106410North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains27.1 
 Roan High Knob34856285North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains18.8 
 Huckleberry Knob34005560North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains29.4 
 Big Bald25565516North Carolina/TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains15.9 
 Standing Indian28195499North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains32.4 
 Crabtree Bald26805320North CarolinaBlue Ridge Mountains11.6 
 Mount Lafayette33205240New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians17.3 
 Whiteface Mountain30934865New YorkCanadian Shield15.9 
 Carter Dome28214832New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians5.4 
 Dix Mountain27894823New YorkCanadian Shield5.7 
 Mount Moosilauke29324802New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians12.6 
 Giant Mountain29534626New YorkCanadian Shield6.4 
 Sugarloaf Mountain31684240MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians64.8 
 Killington Peak33154235VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians56.3 
 Apple Orchard Mountain28254225VirginiaBlue Ridge Mountains33.7 
 Big Frog Mountain24804200TennesseeBlue Ridge Mountains28.6 
 Slide Mountain32804180New YorkAppalachian Plateaus136.4 
 Mount Cabot26614160New HampshireNorthern U.S. Appalachians13.1 
 Old Speck27004160MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians20.7 
 Bigelow Mountain28454145MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians8.0 
 Equinox Mountain30403840VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians11.1 
 Dorset Mountain28203760VermontNorthern U.S. Appalachians10.9 
 Coburn Mountain24973717MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians23.4 
 White Cap Mountain26043654MaineNorthern U.S. Appalachians27.5 

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; combination of two lists compiled 2000 by Edward Earl, Andy Martin, Roy Schweiker, and Ron Tagliapietra.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Posts made to the Yahoo Prominence Group online forum.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.


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