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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Ben Lostracco's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (115 out of 115, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61481993-08-21 a
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8611993-08-22 c
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7531993-08-21 d
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2541993-08-20 h
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4661993-08-22 e
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49141985-08-25 a
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42881995-09-16 c
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33201993-08-08 b
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20961983-11-06
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1691993-08-08 d
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8271985-08-25 d
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5771985-08-25 c
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15021993-08-16 c
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30941960-09-04
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1511986-09-28 d
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28211993-08-23 f
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks7251986-08-30 a
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1021985-08-25 b
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks27891987-10-17 b
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29321993-08-04 b
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2811993-08-16 d
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3351993-08-20 e
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area4961995-09-18 a
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6991986-08-30 c
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8761987-11-02 b
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2981993-08-17 a
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22231993-08-29 b
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29531986-11-01 a
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks24081988-10-15 b
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2431988-09-24
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7001993-08-23 i
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks13451985-10-21 a
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2561986-09-28 a
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3611986-08-30 b
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1601993-08-17 d
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8001993-08-15 e
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3791993-08-08 f
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2761988-10-15 c
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks981986-08-30 d
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10341993-08-23 e
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2201993-08-23 h
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4101985-09-22 a
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3741987-10-31 f
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001993-08-11 a
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36331984-09-29 a
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6171986-11-01 b
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5641987-09-19
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4921987-09-23
49.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23981993-08-06 a
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6401988-10-09
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20211988-08-30 a
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4081993-08-08 g
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20001993-08-10 b
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811993-08-19 b
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591993-08-11 c
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2301993-08-20 d
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531993-08-06 b
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1851993-08-17 b
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551993-08-19 c
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges31681995-09-11 a
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2001993-08-18 c
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3021988-09-17 c
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33151990-09-06 b
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges12061995-09-10 c
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2661986-08-30 e
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10501984-10-13 d
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32801991-02-09 a
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6631986-08-29 c
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range27001995-08-21 b
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26611993-08-26 b
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13201993-08-13 a
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1901985-09-22 b
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161993-08-10 a
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area12561995-09-17 a
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges28451995-09-20 b
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks12471987-09-06 c
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4591985-10-19 b
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges24461995-09-08 c
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2401993-08-13 b
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1381988-08-30 b
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11781982-09-26
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10071988-08-27
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2681995-09-20 a
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains21321990-10-23 g
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains18601990-10-08
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7201993-08-07 e
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2951985-09-21 c
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1641987-10-31 b
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2871993-08-23 b
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141993-08-18 f
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3321993-08-20 a
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311993-08-18 g
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9221993-08-24
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8031993-08-14 f
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges4611995-09-08 b
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21401993-11-12 b
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges8801995-09-12 a
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3401995-09-09
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1021988-08-30 c
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6891985-10-20 b
101.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3181987-10-31 c
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8251993-08-12
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2641993-08-16 b
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12891993-08-25 e
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains2861990-10-23 a
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17231993-08-10 h
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2031993-08-28
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1641985-10-21 c
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges5851995-09-11 b
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5601993-08-14 e
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges4401995-09-10 a
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5581985-10-20 c
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4661987-11-02 a
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks661987-09-06 a
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2491988-10-15 a

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List Description

This list combines the Appalachian Mountain Club's New England 4000-footer list, the Adirondack 46er list, and the two Catskill 4000-foot summits to create what is, in theory, a master list of Northeast USA 4000-foot peaks.

But this list is really an aesthetic disaster. The AMC lists have changed over time to reflect new survey elevations, and at one point this list was called the "Northeast 111" prior to the promotion of 4 summits in ME and NH to 4000-footer status over the past couple decades. And despite the goal of the AMC to use a strict prominence cutoff, there remain at least two inconsistencies with the contour maps. However, the AMC lists are nothing like the infamous 46er list, which has not changed since the 1930s and remains stuck in a time warp, despite many changes in peak elevations. So the "Northeast 115" list is a mixture of apples and oranges.

However, this list does combine two very popular and historically significant lists into one, and it remains a well-known yardstick for serious Northeastern peakbaggers.

Using a strict, consistent, contour-map based prominence cutoff for peaks, this list of Northeast 4000-footers shows 109 peaks. 68 are in New England, matching closely the 67 on the AMC list (the AMC does not include the Mansfield Nose or Guyot, but does include South Hancock). But only 39 of the 46ers are now over 4000 feet and have 160 feet of clean prominence based on the latest maps.


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