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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Jonathan Leonard's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (55 out of 115, or 47.83%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11782004-05-23
2.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30942004-06-19
2.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3022004-06-19
4.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1902004-06-24
5.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29532004-06-26
6.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61482004-07-10
7.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20962004-07-17
7.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1512004-07-17
7.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2562004-07-17
10.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10502004-07-25
11.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks12472005-03-25
11.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks662005-03-25
13.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6172005-05-30
14.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6992005-06-04
14.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks982005-06-04
14.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2662005-06-04
17.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks13452005-07-21
17.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642005-07-21
19.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142005-07-23
19.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4102005-07-23
21.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6892006-05-17
21.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5582006-05-17
23.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4592006-05-23
24.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks27892006-05-27
24.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3742006-05-27
24.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5642006-05-27
24.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642006-05-27
24.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3182006-05-27
29.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks7252006-06-21
29.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3612006-06-21
31.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8762006-07-25
32.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6632006-11-24
33.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32802006-12-30
34.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4922007-06-11
35.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2432007-06-12
35.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4662007-06-12
37.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21402007-11-23
38.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8272008-06-11
39.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5772008-07-17
39.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1022008-07-17
41.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks24082009-06-06
41.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2762009-06-06
41.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2492009-06-06
44.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10072009-11-23
45.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6402010-06-09
46.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20212010-06-27
46.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1382010-06-27
46.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1022010-06-27
49.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2952010-07-01
50.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2542012-07-09
50.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3352012-07-09
50.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302012-07-09
53.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8612012-07-10
53.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7532012-07-10
55.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4662012-07-11
 Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area4288 
 Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area3320 
 Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area169 
 South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area1502 
 Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains2821 
 Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains2932 
 North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area281 
 Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496 
 Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area298 
 Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area2223 
 Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains700 
 West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area160 
 Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area800 
 Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area379 
 Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034 
 South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains220 
 Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area1200 
 Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains3633 
 South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains2398 
 Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area408 
 Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area1681 
 Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range2000 
 South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area159 
 North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains253 
 Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area185 
 Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area255 
 Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168 
 Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area200 
 Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3315 
 Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206 
 Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2661 
 Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700 
 North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range1320 
 Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range316 
 North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256 
 Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845 
 Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446 
 Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range240 
 Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268 
 Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132 
 Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains720 
 Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains1860 
 Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287 
 Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area614 
 Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range332 
 Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area331 
 Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922 
 Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range803 
 Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461 
 South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340 
 Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880 
 Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area825 
 Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area264 
 Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country1289 
 Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286 
 Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range203 
 Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range1723 
 Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440 
 Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585 
 Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range560 

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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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