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New England 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Matt Varney's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 70, or 0%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
(Avg)
 Prom-Ft
(Avg)
StateRange (Level 4)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886158NHWhite Mountains819.64102 
 Ball Crag610631NHWhite Mountains.2135 
2.Mount Adams5799861NHWhite Mountains3.01837 
 Agiocochook Crag571819NHWhite Mountains.229 
3.Mount Jefferson5712753NHWhite Mountains1.71729 
 Nelson Crag563535NHWhite Mountains.3101 
 Sam Adams5585103NHWhite Mountains.3141 
 Mount Clay5533149NHWhite Mountains.6593 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill552279NHWhite Mountains.570 
 Boott Spur5502118NHWhite Mountains.5342 
 John Quincy Adams541066NHWhite Mountains.2172 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540723NHWhite Mountains.193 
4.Mount Monroe5372264NHWhite Mountains.71724 
5.Mount Madison5366466NHWhite Mountains.61762 
 Abigail Adams535550NHWhite Mountains.1134 
 Katahdin-South Peak527060MELongfellow Mountains.3396 
6.Katahdin52684293MELongfellow Mountains158.31676 
 Adams 5526639NHWhite Mountains.1196 
7.Mount Lafayette52603360NHWhite Mountains17.22502 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak520759NHWhite Mountains.1348 
8.Mount Lincoln5089189NHWhite Mountains.72199 
 Mount Truman5020120NHWhite Mountains.2733 
 Mount Franklin502050NHWhite Mountains.3620 
 Pamola Peak4919109MELongfellow Mountains.0456 
 Chimney Peak491080MELongfellow Mountains.0321 
9.South Twin49021522NHWhite Mountains4.71464 
10.Carter Dome48322821NHWhite Mountains5.01194 
 Slide Peak48066NHWhite Mountains.2220 
11.Mount Moosilauke48022932NHWhite Mountains12.51876 
12.North Twin4761301NHWhite Mountains.81146 
13.Mount Eisenhower4760335NHWhite Mountains.71783 
14.Hamlin Peak4756506MELongfellow Mountains1.2514 
 South Howe Peak4750100MELongfellow Mountains.536 
 North Howe Peak471022MELongfellow Mountains.332 
15.Mount Carrigain47002243NHWhite Mountains5.91019 
16.Mount Bond4698318NHWhite Mountains2.31183 
 Slide Peak South469232NHWhite Mountains.226 
 Mount Hight4675125NHWhite Mountains.6618 
17.Middle Carter Mountain4610720NHWhite Mountains1.91048 
 Mount Lethe458454NHWhite Mountains.3238 
18.Mount Guyot4580200NHWhite Mountains.7941 
19.West Bond4540200NHWhite Mountains.41018 
 North Carter Mountain453060NHWhite Mountains.4408 
 Mount Blue4529149NHWhite Mountains.5160 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452363NHWhite Mountains.5502 
20.Mount Garfield4500840NHWhite Mountains2.01460 
 Southeast Castle450025NHWhite Mountains.162 
21.Mount Liberty4459399NHWhite Mountains1.51703 
22.South Carter Mountain4430240NHWhite Mountains.71048 
23.Wildcat Mountain44221034NHWhite Mountains.91094 
24.Mount Hancock44201240NHWhite Mountains2.21142 
 Northwest Plateau441020MELongfellow Mountains.315 
25.Mount Mansfield43933643VTGreen Mountains51.91607 
26.South Kinsman Mountain43582418NHWhite Mountains4.41257 
 Southwest Twin435797NHWhite Mountains.337 
27.Mount Osceola43402040NHWhite Mountains6.01579 
27.Mount Field43401701NHWhite Mountains.01383 
 Wildcat B433060NHWhite Mountains.2622 
 Northwest Castle433030NHWhite Mountains.059 
29.Mount Flume4328428NHWhite Mountains.81477 
30.South Hancock4319179NHWhite Mountains.71106 
 Fourth Howk431590NHWhite Mountains.244 
31.Mount Pierce4310240NHWhite Mountains.91982 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak4300120NHWhite Mountains.3375 
 Wildcat C4298148NHWhite Mountains.4670 
32.North Kinsman Mountain4293273NHWhite Mountains.71376 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak4293113NHWhite Mountains.4112 
 Carter Dome-South Peak427464NHWhite Mountains.3100 
33.Bondcliffs4265205NHWhite Mountains.71153 
34.Zealand Mountain4260240NHWhite Mountains.61116 
35.Mount Willey4255275NHWhite Mountains1.01233 
36.Sugarloaf Mountain42503178MELongfellow Mountains64.8502 
 Greenleaf Knob424565NHWhite Mountains.1192 
37.Killington Peak42353325VTGreen Mountains56.3846 
38.Crocker Mountain42261216MELongfellow Mountains3.6427 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak4220120NHWhite Mountains.385 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418545NHWhite Mountains.2292 
39.North Tripyramid41801360NHWhite Mountains5.01149 
 Mount Jim4172112NHWhite Mountains.5151 
40.Old Speck41702720MEWhite Mountains20.4637 
40.Mount Cabot41702671NHWhite Mountains12.9933 
42.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156336NHWhite Mountains.71401 
43.North Brother41511256MELongfellow Mountains2.3405 
44.Bigelow Mountain41452855MELongfellow Mountains8.0562 
45.Middle Tripyramid4140280NHWhite Mountains.61120 
 Mount Mansfield-Adams Apple413080VTGreen Mountains.2296 
 Mount Mansfield-Lower Lip413060VTGreen Mountains.2254 
46.Saddleback Mountain41202446MELongfellow Mountains9.6541 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411494NHWhite Mountains.380 
47.Cannon Mountain4100760NHWhite Mountains1.71481 
 South Tripyramid4100120NHWhite Mountains.3590 
48.Camels Hump40901880VTGreen Mountains11.2961 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob409040NHWhite Mountains.2233 
49.Avery Peak4088278MELongfellow Mountains.6500 
50.Mount Ellen40832132VTGreen Mountains26.7570 
51.Wildcat D4062287NHWhite Mountains.71096 
52.Mount Hale4054634NHWhite Mountains2.11168 
53.Mount Jackson4052352NHWhite Mountains1.21634 
54.Mount Tom4051351NHWhite Mountains.81332 
55.Mount Abraham4050900MELongfellow Mountains4.0382 
55.South Crocker Mountain4050360MELongfellow Mountains.6467 
57.Mount Moriah4049922NHWhite Mountains2.31031 
 Wildcat E404675NHWhite Mountains.2498 
 Emerald Bluff404545NHWhite Mountains.022 
58.Mount Passaconaway4043823NHWhite Mountains3.01094 
59.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041471MELongfellow Mountains1.1456 
60.Mount Mansfield-The Nose4030180VTGreen Mountains.8276 
 Cutts Peak403040VTGreen Mountains.4241 
61.Owls Head4025845NHWhite Mountains1.6811 
62.Galehead Mountain4024284NHWhite Mountains.51107 
63.Mount Whiteface4020600NHWhite Mountains1.81139 
63.Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4020160NHWhite Mountains.572 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak402080NHWhite Mountains.329 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges402080NHWhite Mountains1.9345 
65.Spaulding Mountain4010595MELongfellow Mountains2.0395 
65.Mount Redington4010460MELongfellow Mountains.9321 
67.Mount Waumbek40061299NHWhite Mountains4.81107 
67.Mount Abraham4006296VTGreen Mountains2.3632 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak400659NHWhite Mountains.254 
69.Mount Tecumseh40031743NHWhite Mountains2.41476 
69.Mount Isolation4003223NHWhite Mountains.9875 
 Sandwich Mountain39801200NHWhite Mountains4.9407 

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List Description

Note that this list is not the same as the Official AMC New England 4000-footer List. This list is similar, but it is based on strict mathematical cutoffs derived from careful reading of the USGS topographic maps. The differences are:

  • This list adds the Nose on Mount Mansfield, which clearly has 160 feet of clean prominence (200 feet of optimistic prominence, which appears the be the AMC standard).
  • This list substitutes Mount Guyot for South Hancock. Carefully looking at the USGS map shows that Guyot has 160 feet of clean prominence, while South Hancock only has 159.

It is not clear why the official AMC lists are inconsistent in the way they interpret the USGS contours, unless they have better surverying data used as criteria for their lists.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

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

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

 


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