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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Nathan Leung's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (2 out of 48, or 4.17%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886148Mount Washington Massif819.64904 
 Ball Crag610631Mount Washington Massif.2168 
2.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.02220 
 Agiocochook Crag57189Mount Washington Massif.236 
3.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.72125 
 Nelson Crag563535Mount Washington Massif.3111 
 Sam Adams558593Northern Peaks.3172 
 Mount Clay5533139Northern Peaks.6698 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259Mount Washington Massif.587 
 Boott Spur549298Mount Washington Massif.5418 
 John Quincy Adams541056Northern Peaks.2210 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713Northern Peaks.1116 
4.Mount Monroe5372254Southern Peaks.72130 
5.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.62155 
 Abigail Adams535540Northern Peaks.1160 
 Adams 5525620Northern Peaks.1248 
6.Mount Lafayette52403320Franconia Range17.23105 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739Southern Peaks.1415 
7.Mount Lincoln5089169Franconia Range.72739 
 Mount Truman500080Franconia Range.2892 
 Mount Franklin500020Southern Peaks.3742 
8.South Twin49021502Twin Range4.71828 
9.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.01500 
 Slide Peak48066Mount Washington Massif.2280 
10.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.52369 
11.North Twin4761281Twin Range.81436 
12.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.72229 
13.Mount Bond4698298Twin Range2.31465 
 Slide Peak South469212Mount Washington Massif.229 
14.Mount Carrigain46802223Pemigewasset Ranges5.91290 
 Mount Hight4675115Carter Range.6760 
15.Middle Carter Mountain4600700Carter Range1.91321 
 Mount Lethe458444Carter Range.3277 
16.Mount Guyot4560160Twin Range.71174 
 Mount Blue4529129Moosilauke Area.5184 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343Moosilauke Area.5633 
17.West Bond4520160Twin Range.41272 
 North Carter Mountain452040Carter Range.4495 
 Southeast Castle450025Northern Peaks.174 
18.Mount Garfield4480800Franconia Range2.01845 
19.Mount Liberty4459379Franconia Range1.52123 
20.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.91374 
21.South Carter Mountain4420220Carter Range.71318 
22.Mount Hancock44001200Pemigewasset Ranges2.21441 
23.South Kinsman Mountain43582398Kinsman Range4.41587 
 Southwest Twin435777Twin Range.343 
 Northwest Castle433030Northern Peaks.072 
24.Mount Flume4328408Franconia Range.81840 
25.Mount Osceola43202000Osceola-Tecumseh6.01973 
25.Mount Field43201681Willey Range4.91711 
 Wildcat B432040Carter Range.2769 
 South Hancock4319159Pemigewasset Ranges.71392 
 Fourth Howk431565Northern Peaks.262 
27.Mount Pierce4310230Southern Peaks.92529 
 Wildcat C4298138Carter Range.4837 
28.North Kinsman Mountain4293253Kinsman Range.71744 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.4153 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080Pemigewasset Ranges.3470 
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454Carter Range.3122 
29.Bondcliffs4265185Twin Range.71433 
30.Mount Willey4255255Willey Range1.01529 
 Greenleaf Knob424545Franconia Range.1283 
31.Zealand Mountain4240200Twin Range.61395 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080Osceola-Tecumseh.3115 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525Southern Peaks.2370 
 Mount Jim417292Moosilauke Area.5173 
32.Mount Cabot41602661Pilot Range12.91190 
32.North Tripyramid41601320Central Sandwich Range5.01443 
34.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316Osceola-Tecumseh.71762 
35.Middle Tripyramid4120240Central Sandwich Range.61403 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474Osceola-Tecumseh.397 
36.Cannon Mountain4080720Kinsman Range1.71866 
 South Tripyramid408080Central Sandwich Range.3719 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020Pilot Range.2298 
37.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.71386 
38.Mount Hale4054614Twin Range2.11478 
39.Mount Jackson4052332Southern Peaks1.220632020-09-26
40.Mount Tom4051331Willey Range.81661 
41.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.31334 
 Wildcat E404675Carter Range.2590 
42.Mount Passaconaway4043803Central Sandwich Range3.01378 
43.Owls Head4025825Franconia Range1.61027 
 Emerald Bluff402525Northern Peaks.024 
44.Galehead Mountain4024264Twin Range.51387 
45.Mount Waumbek40061289Pliny Range4.81416 
46.Mount Tecumseh40031723Osceola-Tecumseh2.418572021-09-05
46.Mount Isolation4003203Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.91089 
48.Mount Whiteface4000560Central Sandwich Range1.81458 
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120Pemigewasset Ranges.586 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040Pemigewasset Ranges.337 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040Central Sandwich Range1.9419 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639Pliny Range.280 
 Sandwich Mountain39601160Central Sandwich Range4.9540 

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List Description

This list of 48 ranked peaks in New Hampshire's White Mountains matches closely to that used by the Four Thousand Footer committee of the Applachian Mountain Club. The committee uses an "optimisitic" prominence threshold of 200 feet, which, in terrain covered by maps with 40-foot contours, is equivalent to the 160 feet of "clean" prominence used on this site.

The only discrepancy between the ranked summits on this list and the official 4000-footer club list is that the official list includes South Hancock but not Mount Guyot. This seems odd to me, since Guyot clearly has the exact same prominence as nearby West Bond, an official peak, and South Hancock clearly just misses the 160 foot clean prominence cut-off by 1 foot.

To see the official AMC version of the list, click here.

This list is a very popular peakbagging endeavor, with over 6000 recorded completers. All summits are reached by maintained hiking trails except for Owls Head, where a well-used herd path climbs up a steep landslide to the summit area. Isolation, Bond, West Bond, and Owls Head are the most remote from roads and the only ones that most hikers might not attempt as a day-hike.

The White Mountains (by most definitions) extend into Maine, so it should be pointed out that Old Speck would be on a theoretical "White Mountain 4000-foot Peaks" list of 49 ranked summits.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       AMC White Mountain Guide, 28th Edition (Smith, Daniell)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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