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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing David Darby's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (64 out of 115, or 55.65%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2096 
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640 
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98 
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2682017-12-30
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725 
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1050 
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges28452017-12-30
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558 
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1852012-02-11
85.Camels Hump4080VermontCentral Green Mountains18602008-10-18
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7202008-06-14
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28212011-02-05
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1178 
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466 
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249 
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206 
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789 
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138 
101.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318 
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302 
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2642012-02-18
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks2953 
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks699 
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102 
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area4962013-08-12
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374 
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21402013-07-12
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151 
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42882013-08-12
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33152010-11-27
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks663 
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564 
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7002011-02-05
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2402011-01-16
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880 
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains2862000-09-01
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8612011-07-25
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2982009-03-05
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26612011-02-19
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22232012-03-03
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks876 
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689 
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3352011-03-19
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains21322000-09-01
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102 
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16812009-03-04
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4082011-03-18
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8002012-02-18
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6142012-02-19
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12002012-01-08
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827 
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2032012-03-17
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3322012-03-18
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7532011-07-25
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33202009-01-02
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3792011-03-18
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1692009-01-02
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4662011-07-25
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36332010-05-22
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142012-09-07
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492 
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2542011-03-19
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29322011-02-27
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9222011-02-18
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20002011-01-15
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3162011-01-15
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8032010-09-11
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302011-03-19
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243 
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440 
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577 
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17232011-01-15
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3312009-03-04
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61482004-02-08
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12892012-03-11
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5602010-09-11
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2552009-03-04
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345 
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area12562013-08-13
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2532011-02-26
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13202011-01-16
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2812012-02-18
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66 
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range27002017-12-28
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8252012-03-10
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276 
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks190 
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks295 
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks617 
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361 
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446 
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461 
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408 
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459 
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021 
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007 
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32802013-07-11
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2202011-02-05
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340 
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1592012-01-08
49.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23982011-02-26
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15022012-02-18
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges5852016-09-03
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247 
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges31682016-09-03
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410 
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks266 
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1602012-02-11
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3094 
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2872011-02-05
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10342011-02-05
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks256 
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2002009-03-05

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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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