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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Michael Prowatzke's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (71 out of 115, or 61.74%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61482006-07-19
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8612006-07-19
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7532006-07-19
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2542006-07-19
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4662006-07-19
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142010-09-18
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42882007-08-22
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33202006-07-22
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20972010-09-20
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1692006-07-22
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827 
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks578 
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15022006-07-23
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30932010-09-22
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1512010-09-20
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28212009-08-25
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725 
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102 
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789 
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29322009-08-27
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2812006-07-23
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3352006-07-19
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496 
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6992010-09-23
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks876 
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2982006-07-24
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22232009-08-20
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29532005-07-21
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408 
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks242 
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7002009-08-25
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks13452010-09-12
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2562010-09-20
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361 
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1602006-07-24
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8002006-07-22
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3792006-07-21
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks275 
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks982010-09-23
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10342009-08-25
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2202009-08-25
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410 
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374 
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12002009-08-17
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains3633 
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6172005-07-21
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564 
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks493 
49.Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23982009-08-27
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640 
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021 
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4082006-07-21
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20002009-08-15
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16812009-08-21
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1592009-08-17
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302006-07-19
57.Kinsman Mountain-North Peak4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2532009-08-27
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1852006-07-24
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2552009-08-21
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168 
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2002006-07-24
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3022010-09-22
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3315 
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206 
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2662010-09-23
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10492010-09-16
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32801998-10
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6632010-09-23
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700 
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26612009-08-23
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13202009-08-17
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks190 
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3162009-08-15
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256 
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845 
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247 
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4592010-09-23
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446 
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2402009-08-17
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138 
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11782005-07-22
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007 
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268 
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132 
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains1860 
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7202009-08-26
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2952005-07-22
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2872009-08-25
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6142009-08-20
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3322006-07-20
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3312009-08-21
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9222009-08-24
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8032009-08-18
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461 
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21402003-10-08
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880 
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340 
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102 
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6892010-09-15
101.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks319 
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8252009-08-16
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2642006-07-23
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12892009-08-21
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286 
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17232009-08-15
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2032009-08-19
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642010-09-12
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585 
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5602009-08-18
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440 
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5582010-09-15
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466 
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66 
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks250 

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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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