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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Arthur Josephson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (68 out of 115, or 59.13%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61481962-07-20
2.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33201968-09-01
2.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1691968-09-01
4.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42881969-08-12
5.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17231969-09-16
6.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8031972-07-29
7.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5601972-07-30
8.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20001973-07-13
8.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161973-07-13
10.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7531973-08-13
11.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141973-08-19
12.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9221973-08-24
13.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28211973-08-25
13.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7001973-08-25
13.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2201973-08-25
16.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10341973-08-26
16.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2871973-08-26
18.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29321974-09-18
19.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13201975-07-22
19.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2401975-07-22
21.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7201975-09-07
22.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001977-05-30
22.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591977-05-30
24.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22231977-06-04
25.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23981977-06-05
25.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531977-06-05
27.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12891977-06-18
28.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811977-06-26
28.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551977-06-26
28.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311977-06-26
31.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2301977-07-02
31.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3321977-07-02
33.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8001977-08-09
34.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3791978-07-01
34.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4081978-07-01
36.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8611978-07-03
36.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4661978-07-03
38.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2541978-08-18
38.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3351978-08-18
40.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range27001979-07-17
41.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15021979-08-18
41.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2811979-08-18
41.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2641979-08-18
44.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2031979-09-01
45.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8251980-08-16
46.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2001980-08-23
47.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2981980-08-24
47.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1601980-08-24
49.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26611980-10-10
50.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges24461982-08-27
50.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges4611982-08-27
52.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges28451982-08-28
52.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2681982-08-28
54.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1851983-07-16
55.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains21321983-07-30
55.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains2861983-07-30
57.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33151983-07-31
58.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains18601983-08-20
59.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36331983-08-21
60.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges8801983-08-25
61.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges12061983-08-26
61.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3401983-08-26
63.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges31681983-08-27
63.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges5851983-08-27
65.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area4961983-09-03
66.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area12561983-09-04
67.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges4401984-07-22
68.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21401991-08-31
 Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4914 
 Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2096 
 Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827 
 Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577 
 Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3094 
 Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151 
 Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102 
 Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725 
 Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789 
 Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks699 
 Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks876 
 Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks2953 
 Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408 
 Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243 
 Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345 
 Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks256 
 Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361 
 Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276 
 Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98 
 Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410 
 Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374 
 Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks617 
 Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564 
 Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492 
 Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640 
 Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021 
 Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302 
 Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks266 
 Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1050 
 Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills3280 
 Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks663 
 Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks190 
 Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247 
 Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459 
 Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138 
 Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1178 
 Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007 
 Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks295 
 South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
 Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102 
 Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689 
 East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318 
 Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
 Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558 
 Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466 
 Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66 
 Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249 

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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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