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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Dave Bieri's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (83 out of 115, or 72.17%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61481990-06-05
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8611992-10-10
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7531992-10-10
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range254 
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range466 
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49141989-08-16
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42881990-06-02
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33201995-02-11
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20971987
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1691995-02-11
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8271992-07-03
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5781989-08-16
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area1502 
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30931993-07-04
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1511987
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains2821 
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks7251990-08-31
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1021994-05-28
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks27891993-08-21
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29321994-10-29
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area281 
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3351995-10-04
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496 
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6991990-07-29
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8761990-06-23
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area298 
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22231995-11-05
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29531988-07-26
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks24081994-08-20
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2421994-09-04
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7001995-02-12
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks13451994-05-29
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2561987
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3611990-08-31
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area160 
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area800 
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3791994-10-30
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2751994-08-20
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks981990-07-29
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034 
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2201995-02-12
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4101993-08-02
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3741993-08-21
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001994-09-10
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36331992-09-06
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6171993-07-03
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5641992-05-24
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4931994-07-24
49.Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains2398 
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6401994-07-23
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20211994-07-16
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4081994-10-30
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20001994-09-09
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811994-10-28
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591994-09-10
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2301995-01-28
57.Kinsman Mountain-North Peak4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531993-11-20
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area185 
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551994-10-28
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168 
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2001995-03-18
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3021993-07-04
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3315 
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206 
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2661990-07-29
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10491991-08-08
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32801990-01-14
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6631990-07-29
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range27001991-06-22
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26611995-11-06
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range1320 
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1901990-07-19
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161994-09-09
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256 
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845 
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks12471991-08-02
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4591990-07-29
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446 
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range240 
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1381994-07-16
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11781989-07-21
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10071994-07-17
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268 
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains21321994-08-12
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains18601994-08-13
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7201993-11-20
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2951989-07-21
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1641992-05-24
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287 
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141994-09-11
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3321994-09-11
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311994-10-28
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922 
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8031995-01-29
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461 
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21401988-09-18
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880 
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340 
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1021994-07-16
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6891994-09-03
101.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3191993-08-21
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area825 
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area264 
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12891995-03-19
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains2861994-08-12
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17231994-09-08
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range203 
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1641994-05-29
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585 
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range560 
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440 
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks5581994-07-03
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4661994-09-04
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks661991-08-02
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2501994-08-20

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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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