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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Chris Higgins'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 Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4662006
1.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16812006
1.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3312006
4.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28212008-06-12
5.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22232008-08-24
6.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33202008-09-18
6.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1692008-09-18
8.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302010-08-15
8.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3322010-08-15
10.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2542010-09-06
10.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3352010-09-06
12.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29322011-06-16
13.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26612011-07-02
14.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15022011-07-08
14.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2812011-07-08
14.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2642011-07-08
17.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2002011-07-15
17.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6142011-07-15
19.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2032011-07-20
20.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8002011-07-27
21.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10342011-08-03
21.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2872011-08-03
23.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12892011-08-10
24.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20002011-08-17
24.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3162011-08-17
24.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17232011-08-17
27.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23982011-08-24
27.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2532011-08-24
27.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7202011-08-24
30.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range27002011-08-27
31.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3792011-09-01
31.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4082011-09-01
33.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9222011-09-26
34.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12002011-10-07
34.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1592011-10-07
36.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8032012-05-18
36.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5602012-05-18
38.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7002012-06-09
38.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2202012-06-09
40.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2552012-06-12
41.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8252012-07-03
42.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61482012-07-11
43.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13202012-08-03
43.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2402012-08-03
45.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2982012-08-22
45.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1602012-08-22
45.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1852012-08-22
48.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8612012-09-13
48.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7532012-09-13
50.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges24462013-07-14
50.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges4612013-07-14
52.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges28452013-07-15
52.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2682013-07-15
54.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36332013-07-30
55.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33152013-08-12
56.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area12562013-10-13
57.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42882013-10-14
57.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area4962013-10-14
59.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains21322014-05-28
59.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains2862014-05-28
61.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains18602014-05-29
62.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges12062014-06-20
62.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3402014-06-20
62.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges4402014-06-20
65.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges31682014-07-10
65.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges5852014-07-10
67.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges8802014-07-12
68.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks13452014-08-18
68.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642014-08-18
70.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8762014-08-19
71.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20962014-08-20
71.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1512014-08-20
71.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2562014-08-20
74.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks12472014-08-22
74.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks662014-08-22
76.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32802015-07-19
77.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21402015-07-20
78.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4102015-07-21
78.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1902015-07-21
80.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5772015-07-22
80.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1022015-07-22
82.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11782015-07-23
82.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2952015-07-23
84.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4592015-08-06
85.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20212015-08-07
85.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1382015-08-07
85.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1022015-08-07
88.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10072015-08-08
89.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30942015-08-09
89.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3022015-08-09
91.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks982015-08-10
91.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2662015-08-10
91.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6632015-08-10
94.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6402015-09-02
95.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142015-09-04
95.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8272015-09-04
95.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks7252015-09-04
95.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3612015-09-04
99.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10502015-09-05
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6892016-02-22
100.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5582016-02-22
102.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks24082016-04-29
102.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2762016-04-29
102.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2492016-04-29
105.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29532016-04-30
105.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6172016-04-30
107.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4922016-05-05
108.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2432016-05-06
108.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4662016-05-06
110.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks27892016-05-12
110.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3742016-05-12
110.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5642016-05-12
110.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1642016-05-12
110.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3182016-05-12
115.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6992016-05-14

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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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