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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing David Elkins's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 115, or 1.74%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
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1.Mount Garfield4520New HampshireFranconia Area8801983
2.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33351984
 Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range6168 
 Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range861 
 Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range753 
 Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range274 
 Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range466 
 Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4924 
 Mount Lafayette5280New HampshireFranconia Area3400 
 Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area4298 
 Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2129 
 Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area209 
 Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks860 
 Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks610 
 South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area1542 
 Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3127 
 Dix Mountain4856New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2854 
 Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151 
 Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains2821 
 Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks135 
 Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks758 
 Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains2932 
 North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area321 
 Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range335 
 Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area516 
 Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks732 
 Mount Carrigain4720New HampshireFranconia Area2263 
 Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks909 
 Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area338 
 Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks2986 
 Nippletop4626New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1411 
 Middle Carter Mountain4620New HampshireEastern White Mountains740 
 Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2441 
 Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243 
 Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks256 
 West Bond4560New HampshireFranconia Area240 
 Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks394 
 Armstrong Mountain4462New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
 Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area419 
 Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks308 
 Mount Hancock4440New HampshireFranconia Area1280 
 South Carter Mountain4440New HampshireEastern White Mountains260 
 Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034 
 Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks443 
 Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks407 
 Mount Marshall4396New YorkAdirondack High Peaks525 
 Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains3653 
 Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks650 
 Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks597 
 Seward Mountain4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2054 
 Mount Field4360New HampshireFranconia Area1721 
 Mount Osceola4360New HampshireSandwich Range2080 
 South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains2438 
 Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks673 
 Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area448 
 South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area199 
 Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range250 
 North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains293 
 Zealand Mountain4280New HampshireFranconia Area280 
 Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area225 
 Sugarloaf Mountain4260MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3188 
 Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area295 
 Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302 
 Big Slide Mountain4232New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1115 
 Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1226 
 Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks299 
 Slide Mountain4200New YorkSouthern Catskills3310 
 North Tripyramid4200New HampshireSandwich Range1400 
 Mount Cabot4180New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2681 
 Old Speck4180MaineMahoosuc Range2740 
 Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks696 
 Street Mountain4167New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1312 
 Sawteeth4167New YorkAdirondack High Peaks525 
 Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks223 
 Middle Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range320 
 Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range356 
 North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256 
 Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2865 
 Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446 
 Cannon Mountain4120New HampshireWestern White Mountains800 
 Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks171 
 Porter Mountain4101New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361 
 South Dix4101New YorkAdirondack High Peaks230 
 Camels Hump4100VermontCentral Green Mountains1900 
 Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1211 
 Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1040 
 Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges288 
 Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132 
 Mount Colvin4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks755 
 Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287 
 South Crocker Mountain4060MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges380 
 Mount Abraham4060MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges920 
 Hunter Mountain4060New YorkCentral Catskills2180 
 Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area654 
 Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range372 
 Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area371 
 Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922 
 Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range843 
 Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges481 
 Mount Whiteface4040New HampshireSandwich Range640 
 Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks135 
 Dial Mountain4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks230 
 East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks351 
 Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area865 
 Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area304 
 Mount Redington4020MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges480 
 Spaulding Mountain4020MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges605 
 Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country1309 
 Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains306 
 Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range243 
 Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range1763 
 Blake Peak4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks623 
 Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks499 
 Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98 
 Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks282 

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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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