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New England 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Andy Boos's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (4 out of 68, or 5.88%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft StateRange (Level 4)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886148NHWhite Mountains819.62016-05-12
2.Mount Lafayette52403320NHWhite Mountains17.22016-05-13
3.Mount Mansfield43933633VTGreen Mountains51.92016-05-14
3.Killington Peak42353315VTGreen Mountains56.32016-05-14
 Ball Crag610631NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Adams5799861NHWhite Mountains3.0 
 Agiocochook Crag57189NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Jefferson5712753NHWhite Mountains1.7 
 Nelson Crag563535NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Sam Adams558593NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Clay5533139NHWhite Mountains.6 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259NHWhite Mountains.5 
 Boott Spur549298NHWhite Mountains.5 
 John Quincy Adams541056NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713NHWhite Mountains.1 
 Mount Monroe5372254NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Mount Madison5366466NHWhite Mountains.6 
 Abigail Adams535540NHWhite Mountains.1 
 Katahdin52684288MELongfellow Mountains158.3 
 Katahdin-South Peak526040MELongfellow Mountains.3 
 Adams 5525620NHWhite Mountains.1 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739NHWhite Mountains.1 
 Mount Lincoln5089169NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Mount Truman500080NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Franklin500020NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Pamola Peak491999MELongfellow Mountains.0 
 South Twin49021502NHWhite Mountains4.7 
 Chimney Peak490060MELongfellow Mountains.0 
 Carter Dome48322821NHWhite Mountains5.0 
 Slide Peak48066NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Moosilauke48022932NHWhite Mountains12.5 
 North Twin4761281NHWhite Mountains.8 
 Mount Eisenhower4760335NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Hamlin Peak4756496MELongfellow Mountains1.2 
 South Howe Peak474080MELongfellow Mountains.5 
 North Howe Peak470012MELongfellow Mountains.3 
 Mount Bond4698298NHWhite Mountains2.3 
 Slide Peak South469212NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Carrigain46802223NHWhite Mountains5.9 
 Mount Hight4675115NHWhite Mountains.6 
 Middle Carter Mountain4600700NHWhite Mountains1.9 
 Mount Lethe458444NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Guyot4560160NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Mount Blue4529129NHWhite Mountains.5 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343NHWhite Mountains.5 
 North Carter Mountain452040NHWhite Mountains.4 
 West Bond4520160NHWhite Mountains.4 
 Southeast Castle450025NHWhite Mountains.1 
 Mount Garfield4480800NHWhite Mountains2.0 
 Mount Liberty4459379NHWhite Mountains1.5 
 Wildcat Mountain44221034NHWhite Mountains.9 
 South Carter Mountain4420220NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Northwest Plateau441010MELongfellow Mountains.3 
 Mount Hancock44001200NHWhite Mountains2.2 
 South Kinsman Mountain43582398NHWhite Mountains4.4 
 Southwest Twin435777NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Northwest Castle433030NHWhite Mountains.0 
 Mount Flume4328408NHWhite Mountains.8 
 Wildcat B432040NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Field43201681NHWhite Mountains.0 
 Mount Osceola43202000NHWhite Mountains6.0 
 South Hancock4319159NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Fourth Howk431565NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Pierce4310230NHWhite Mountains.9 
 Wildcat C4298138NHWhite Mountains.4 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393NHWhite Mountains.4 
 North Kinsman Mountain4293253NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Bondcliffs4265185NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Mount Willey4255255NHWhite Mountains1.0 
 Greenleaf Knob424545NHWhite Mountains.1 
 Sugarloaf Mountain42403168MELongfellow Mountains64.8 
 Zealand Mountain4240200NHWhite Mountains.6 
 Crocker Mountain42261206MELongfellow Mountains3.6 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Jim417292NHWhite Mountains.5 
 Mount Cabot41602661NHWhite Mountains12.9 
 Old Speck41602700MEWhite Mountains20.4 
 North Tripyramid41601320NHWhite Mountains5.0 
 Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316NHWhite Mountains.7 
 North Brother41511256MELongfellow Mountains2.3 
 Bigelow Mountain41452845MELongfellow Mountains8.0 
 Mount Mansfield-Adams Apple412060VTGreen Mountains.2 
 Mount Mansfield-Lower Lip412040VTGreen Mountains.2 
 Saddleback Mountain41202446MELongfellow Mountains9.6 
 Middle Tripyramid4120240NHWhite Mountains.6 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Avery Peak4088268MELongfellow Mountains.6 
 Mount Ellen40832132VTGreen Mountains26.7 
 South Tripyramid408080NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Cannon Mountain4080720NHWhite Mountains1.7 
 Camels Hump40801860VTGreen Mountains11.2 
 Wildcat D4062287NHWhite Mountains.7 
 Mount Hale4054614NHWhite Mountains2.1 
 Mount Jackson4052332NHWhite Mountains1.2 
 Mount Tom4051331NHWhite Mountains.8 
 Mount Moriah4049922NHWhite Mountains2.3 
 Wildcat E404675NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Mount Passaconaway4043803NHWhite Mountains3.0 
 Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041461MELongfellow Mountains1.1 
 South Crocker Mountain4040340MELongfellow Mountains.6 
 Mount Abraham4040880MELongfellow Mountains4.0 
 Emerald Bluff402525NHWhite Mountains.0 
 Owls Head4025825NHWhite Mountains1.6 
 Galehead Mountain4024264NHWhite Mountains.5 
 Cutts Peak402020VTGreen Mountains.4 
 Mount Mansfield-The Nose4020160VTGreen Mountains.8 
 Mount Waumbek40061289NHWhite Mountains4.8 
 Mount Abraham4006286VTGreen Mountains2.3 
 Mount Isolation4003203NHWhite Mountains.9 
 Mount Tecumseh40031723NHWhite Mountains2.4 
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120NHWhite Mountains.5 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040NHWhite Mountains.3 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040NHWhite Mountains1.9 
 Mount Redington4000440MELongfellow Mountains.9 
 Spaulding Mountain4000585MELongfellow Mountains2.0 
 Mount Whiteface4000560NHWhite Mountains1.8 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639NHWhite Mountains.2 
 Sandwich Mountain39601160NHWhite Mountains4.9 

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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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