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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing Eric Koppel's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (39 out of 115, or 33.91%)

RankPeak Elev-M StateRange (Level 5) Prom-M Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington1917New HampshirePresidential Range18742007-05-26 b
2.Mount Marcy1629New YorkAdirondack High Peaks14982006-12-28
3.Katahdin1606MaineKatahdin Area13072008-06-22 b
4.Mount Mansfield1339VermontNorthern Green Mountains1107 
5.Mount Lafayette1597New HampshireFranconia Area1012 
6.Killington Peak1291VermontCentral Green Mountains1010 
7.Slide Mountain1274New YorkSouthern Catskills10002009-03-01
8.Sugarloaf Mountain1292MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges966 
9.Whiteface Mountain1483New YorkNorthern Adirondacks943 
10.Giant Mountain1410New YorkEastern Adirondacks9002010-01-04 a
11.Mount Moosilauke1464New HampshireWestern White Mountains894 
12.Bigelow Mountain1263MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges867 
13.Carter Dome1473New HampshireEastern White Mountains8602009-07-25 f
14.Dix Mountain1470New YorkAdirondack High Peaks850 
15.Old Speck1268MaineMahoosuc Range823 
16.Mount Cabot1268New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country811 
17.Saddleback Mountain1256MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges746 
18.Santanoni Peak1404New YorkAdirondack High Peaks734 
19.South Kinsman Mountain1328New HampshireWestern White Mountains731 
20.Mount Carrigain1426New HampshireFranconia Area678 
21.Hunter Mountain1231New YorkCentral Catskills6522008-05-26 d
22.Mount Ellen1244VermontCentral Green Mountains650 
23.Algonquin Peak1559New YorkAdirondack High Peaks639 
24.Seward Mountain1320New YorkAdirondack High Peaks616 
25.Mount Osceola1317New HampshireSandwich Range610 
26.Camels Hump1244VermontCentral Green Mountains567 
27.Mount Tecumseh1220New HampshireSandwich Range525 
28.Mount Field1317New HampshireFranconia Area512 
29.South Twin1494New HampshireFranconia Area458 
30.Nippletop1400New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4102010-07-03 c
31.North Tripyramid1268New HampshireSandwich Range4022009-07-27 c
32.Mount Waumbek1221New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country393 
33.North Brother1265MaineKatahdin Area383 
34.Street Mountain1260New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3802010-06-26 b
35.Crocker Mountain1288MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges368 
36.Mount Hancock1341New HampshireFranconia Area366 
37.Cascade Mountain1249New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3592009-01-04 a
38.Big Slide Mountain1280New YorkAdirondack High Peaks3202008-07-19 d
39.Wildcat Mountain1348New HampshireEastern White Mountains3152009-07-26 g
40.Seymour Mountain1247New YorkAdirondack High Peaks307 
41.Mount Moriah1234New HampshireEastern White Mountains2812009-07-25 a
42.Mount Abraham1231MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268 
43.Mount Colden1437New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2672009-01-05 b
44.Mount Adams1768New HampshirePresidential Range2622009-06-26 b
45.Mount Haystack1512New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2522008-07-18
46.Owls Head1227New HampshireFranconia Area251 
47.Mount Passaconaway1232New HampshireSandwich Range245 
48.Mount Garfield1366New HampshireFranconia Area244 
49.Mount Jefferson1741New HampshirePresidential Range2292009-06-27 c
50.Basin Mountain1471New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2212008-07-18
51.Cannon Mountain1244New HampshireWestern White Mountains219 
52.Middle Carter Mountain1402New HampshireEastern White Mountains2132009-07-25 c
53.Gothics1443New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2132008-07-18
54.Mount Colvin1230New YorkAdirondack High Peaks210 
55.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain1272New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2022008-07-19
56.Allen Mountain1325New YorkAdirondack High Peaks195 
57.Rocky Peak Ridge1338New YorkEastern Adirondacks1882010-01-04 b
58.Mount Hale1236New HampshireFranconia Area187 
59.Spaulding Mountain1219MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges178 
60.Mount Skylight1501New YorkAdirondack High Peaks176 
61.Macomb Mountain1332New YorkAdirondack High Peaks172 
62.Mount Whiteface1219New HampshireSandwich Range171 
63.Blake Peak1210New YorkAdirondack High Peaks170 
64.Hamlin Peak1450MaineKatahdin Area151 
65.Mount Marshall1330New YorkAdirondack High Peaks150 
66.Mount Madison1636New HampshirePresidential Range1422009-06-26 a
66.Cliff Mountain1202New YorkAdirondack High Peaks142 
68.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn1232MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges141 
69.Sawteeth1260New YorkAdirondack High Peaks140 
70.Mount Redington1219MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges134 
71.Table Top Mountain1345New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1252010-06-26 c
72.Mount Flume1319New HampshireFranconia Area124 
73.Mount Liberty1359New HampshireFranconia Area116 
74.Hough Peak1344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks114 
75.Saddleback Mountain1380New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1102008-07-18
76.South Crocker Mountain1231MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges104 
77.Mount Eisenhower1451New HampshirePresidential Range1022009-06-27 h
78.Mount Jackson1235New HampshirePresidential Range1012009-06-28 j
79.Mount Tom1235New HampshireFranconia Area101 
80.East Dix Mountain1227New YorkAdirondack High Peaks97 
81.Mount Osceola-East Peak1267New HampshireSandwich Range96 
82.Esther Mountain1292New YorkNorthern Adirondacks92 
83.Mount Bond1432New HampshireFranconia Area91 
84.Porter Mountain1240New YorkAdirondack High Peaks902009-01-04 b
85.Wildcat D1238New HampshireEastern White Mountains872009-07-26 j
86.Mount Abraham1221VermontCentral Green Mountains87 
87.North Twin1451New HampshireFranconia Area86 
88.Panther Peak1354New YorkAdirondack High Peaks84 
89.Avery Peak1246MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges82 
90.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain1281New YorkAdirondack High Peaks812008-07-19
91.Galehead Mountain1227New HampshireFranconia Area80 
92.Wright Peak1398New YorkAdirondack High Peaks78 
93.Mount Willey1297New HampshireFranconia Area78 
94.Mount Monroe1637New HampshirePresidential Range772009-06-27 f
95.North Kinsman Mountain1309New HampshireWestern White Mountains77 
96.Couchsachraga Peak1156New YorkAdirondack High Peaks76 
97.Mount Redfield1404New YorkAdirondack High Peaks74 
98.Middle Tripyramid1256New HampshireSandwich Range732009-07-27 a
99.Mount Pierce1314New HampshirePresidential Range702009-06-27 i
100.South Carter Mountain1347New HampshireEastern White Mountains672009-07-25 d
101.Mount Isolation1220New HampshirePresidential Range62 
102.Zealand Mountain1292New HampshireFranconia Area61 
103.Phelps Mountain1268New YorkAdirondack High Peaks582006-12-27
104.Bondcliffs1300New HampshireFranconia Area56 
105.Mount Lincoln1551New HampshireFranconia Area52 
106.South Dix1240New YorkAdirondack High Peaks50 
106.Dial Mountain1220New YorkAdirondack High Peaks502010-07-03 b
108.West Bond1378New HampshireFranconia Area49 
109.South Hancock1316New HampshireFranconia Area48 
110.Iroquois Peak1476New YorkAdirondack High Peaks46 
111.Donaldson Mountain1252New YorkAdirondack High Peaks42 
112.Gray Peak1471New YorkAdirondack High Peaks31 
112.Mount Emmons1231New YorkAdirondack High Peaks31 
114.Armstrong Mountain1350New YorkAdirondack High Peaks302008-07-18
115.Nye Mountain1170New YorkAdirondack High Peaks202010-06-26 a

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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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