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

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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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