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Torngat Mountains 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 500 feet of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M Range (Level 5)Isol-KmAscents
1.Mount Caubvick16521367South Interior Torngats791.414
 Mont D'Iberville16520South Interior Torngats.013
2.Torngarsoak Mountain1595711South Interior Torngats7.85
3.Cirque Mountain1568806Coastal Torngats8.72
4.Peak 5100 Map 24I1615541280South Interior Torngats14.52
 Mount Caubvick-North Peak1554122South Interior Torngats1.01
 Minaret Ridge155461South Interior Torngats.46
5.Peak 50741547510South Interior Torngats5.21
6.Mount Erhart1539167South Interior Torngats1.00
7.Jens Haven1531281South Interior Torngats1.30
8.Peak 5000 Map 24P115241097North Interior Torngats16.60
8.Peak 5000 Map 24I161524762South Interior Torngats4.10
 Mount Erhart-East Peak152491South Interior Torngats.70
10.Innuit Mountain1509899North Interior Torngats3.80
11.Peak 4900 Map 24P11494274North Interior Torngats2.30
 Peak 4900 Map 14L131494122South Interior Torngats1.70
 South Innuit Mountain149491North Interior Torngats1.40
 Packard Mountain147845North Interior Torngats1.00
12.Mount Barnes-Pauzé1470739South Interior Torngats7.95
13.Mount Cartwright1463427South Interior Torngats1.82
13.Peak 4800 Map 24I161463152South Interior Torngats2.80
15.Peak 478614591154South Interior Torngats18.40
16.Mount Cladonia1453508Coastal Torngats5.00
17.Mount Silene1448290South Interior Torngats3.90
18.Selamiut Tower1448290South Interior Torngats1.20
19.Peak 4700 Map 24I16 No 11433579South Interior Torngats.00
19.Peak 4700 Map 24P1 No 21433213North Interior Torngats2.40
19.Peak 4700 Map 24I16 No 21433183South Interior Torngats2.60
19.Peak 4700 Map 24P1 No 11433152North Interior Torngats1.50
 Peak 4700 Map 14L131433122South Interior Torngats1.90
 Peak 4700 Map 24I16 No 3143361South Interior Torngats.60
23.Peak 468614281093South Interior Torngats20.20
24.Starshape Mountain1417564Coastal Torngats2.40
 Peak 46321412101Coastal Torngats1.60
25.Peak 45561389200Coastal Torngats1.80
26.Mount Eliot1388992Coastal Torngats20.40
27.Peak 45341382407South Interior Torngats3.10
28.Peak 4500 Map 14L121372549South Interior Torngats6.50
28.Peak 4500 Map 24P11372366North Interior Torngats2.40
 Peak 4500 Map 24I161372122South Interior Torngats1.50
30.Mount Tetragona13561021Coastal Torngats15.20
31.Four Peaks High Point13411280Coastal Torngats24.10
 Peak 4400 Map 24I16134191South Interior Torngats1.10
32.Peak 43121314369South Interior Torngats5.30
33.Peak 4300 Map 14L111311914Coastal Torngats31.10
33.Peak 4300 Map 24P11311823North Interior Torngats6.60
33.West Korok Mountain1311488South Interior Torngats4.90
33.Peak 4300 Map 14M41311152Coastal Torngats2.40
 Mount Tetragona-Southeast Peak1311122Coastal Torngats1.20
37.Mount Faunce1295320Coastal Torngats1.50
38.Peak 4200 Map 24P912801097North Interior Torngats13.60
38.Peak 4200 Map 24P1 No 11280701North Interior Torngats.60
38.Peak 4200 Map 14L13 No 21280274Coastal Torngats2.60
38.Peak 4200 Map 24P1 No 21280183North Interior Torngats.90
 Peak 4200 Map 14L13 No 1128091Coastal Torngats1.10
42.Sommet TG71273694South Interior Torngats12.53
43.Mont Jacques-Rousseau1261712North Interior Torngats.10
44.Four Peaks-South Peak1250975Coastal Torngats6.20
44.Peak 4100 Map 24P1 No 11250610North Interior Torngats3.40
44.Peak 4100 Map 14L121250518South Interior Torngats6.30
44.Peak 4100 Map 24P1 No 21250274North Interior Torngats2.60
44.Peak 4100 Map 24P11250183North Interior Torngats1.30
44.Peak 4100 Map 24P91250152North Interior Torngats2.40
 Peak 4100 Map 24P1 No 41250122North Interior Torngats3.40
 Peak 4100 Map 24P1 No 3125091North Interior Torngats2.00
 Peak 4100 Map 24P9125091North Interior Torngats1.20
50.Mount Pinguksoak1243785Coastal Torngats18.40
51.Peak 40601237415South Interior Torngats4.10
52.Four Peaks-East Peak1219671Coastal Torngats3.50
52.Peak 4000 Map 24I161219366South Interior Torngats4.30
52.Peak 4000 Map 24P91219183Coastal Torngats.00
52.North Koroc Mountain1219152South Interior Torngats1.50
 Peak 3900 Map 14L51189640South Interior Torngats12.20
 Peak 3900 Map 24P91189457North Interior Torngats4.10
 Peak 3900 Map 14L121189396South Interior Torngats7.10
 Peak 39001189366North Interior Torngats.10
 Sommet TG171189335North Interior Torngats1.80
 Peak 39001189274South Interior Torngats4.40
 Adler Lookout1189244South Interior Torngats1.10
 Mount Tetragona-South Peak1189213Coastal Torngats2.00
 Peak 3900 Map 14M41189122Coastal Torngats3.10
 Mount Tetragona-Northwest Peak118991Coastal Torngats.90
 Sommet TG14118991South Interior Torngats3.33

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List Description

List Info

In the northeastern United States, a 4000-foot peak is a big deal. There are clubs for climbing them all, and peakbaggers know them all by heart. However, not much is known about 4000-foot peaks in eastern Canada, just north of New England. Mont Jacques-Cartier in the Chic-Choc range of southern Quebec rises to 4160 feet, but after that the vast reaches of the areas north of the Saint Lawrence are a blank spot in the mind of most hikers.

However, up in northern Labrador there is a range of peaks called the Torngat Mountains that harbors over 50 more 4000-footers. This list shows 49 that have a prominence of 500 feet or more and should be complete down to that level. Bear in mind, though, that the ususal standard for northeast peakbagging is 200 feet (actually 160 feet of clean prominence), and that there are only 62 peaks in all of New England and New York over 4000 feet high and with over 500 feet of prominence. So well over a third of the 4000-footers in northeastern mainland North America are in the Torngats.

The Torngats are rugged, remote, and have not been thoroughly explored. That is why most peaks on this list do not have names, just a made-up designation of the peak elevation, map sheet, and number (if necessary). The maps only show 100-foot contours, so many of these elevations are very rough. Many of these peaks have likely not yet been climbed.


Many thanks go to Richard Garland, who did an incredibly impressive job of helping me research these peaks, their elevations, and their prominences. We both spent hours poring over the terrible online GIFs from the Toporama web site, counting unlabelled contour lines, and Richard didn't even have the advantage of GIS software to help out! I especially thank him for inspiring me to continue work on this after I started to lose some interest. See his web site below for the most complete reference for the Torngats ever assembled.


     Papa Bear's Torngat's Page - Richard Garland
     Toporama: Canadian Topographic Maps Online


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