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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Jonathan Zisk's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (47 out of 115, or 40.87%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range6148 
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range861 
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range753 
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range254 
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range466 
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142012-07-12
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area4288 
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area3320 
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20972012-07-25
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area169 
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8272012-07-29
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5782012-07-12
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area1502 
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30932012-07-18
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1512012-07-25
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains2821 
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks7252012-07-29
18.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1022012-07-12
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks27892012-07-20
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains2932 
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area281 
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range335 
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496 
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6992012-07-28
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8762012-07-11
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area298 
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area2223 
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29532012-07-21
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks24082012-07-03
30.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2422012-07-12
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains700 
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks13452012-07-22
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2562012-07-25
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3612012-07-29
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area160 
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area800 
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area379 
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2752012-07-03
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks982012-07-28
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034 
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains220 
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4102012-07-10
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3742012-07-20
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area1200 
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains3633 
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6172012-07-21
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5642012-07-20
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4932012-07-13
49.Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains2398 
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6402012-07-14
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20212012-07-06
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area408 
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range2000 
54.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area1681 
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area159 
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range230 
57.Kinsman Mountain-North Peak4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains253 
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area185 
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area255 
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton3168 
61.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area200 
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3022012-07-18
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33152011-12-28
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton1206 
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2662012-07-28
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10492012-07-27
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills3280 
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6632012-07-28
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700 
70.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2661 
71.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range1320 
72.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1902012-07-10
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range316 
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256 
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton2845 
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks12472012-07-09
77.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4592012-07-28
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton2446 
79.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range240 
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1382012-07-06
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11782012-07-31
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10072012-07-05
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton268 
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132 
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains1860 
86.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains720 
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2952012-08-01
88.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642012-07-20
89.Wildcat “D”4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287 
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area614 
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range332 
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area331 
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922 
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range803 
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton461 
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills2140 
97.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton880 
98.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton340 
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1022012-07-06
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6892012-07-22
101.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3192012-07-20
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area825 
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area264 
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country1289 
105.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286 
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range1723 
107.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range203 
108.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642012-07-22
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton585 
110.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range560 
111.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton440 
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5582012-07-22
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4662012-07-12
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks662012-07-09
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2502012-07-03

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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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