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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 68, or 0%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft StateRange (Level 4)Isol-MiAscentsAscent Date
25.Mount Mansfield43933633VTGreen Mountains51.91607 
36.Killington Peak42353315VTGreen Mountains56.3846 
 Mount Mansfield-Adams Apple412060VTGreen Mountains.2296 
 Mount Mansfield-Lower Lip412040VTGreen Mountains.2254 
47.Mount Ellen40832132VTGreen Mountains26.7570 
48.Camels Hump40801860VTGreen Mountains11.2961 
 Cutts Peak402020VTGreen Mountains.4241 
61.Mount Mansfield-The Nose4020160VTGreen Mountains.8276 
62.Mount Abraham4006286VTGreen Mountains2.3632 
6.Katahdin52684288MELongfellow Mountains158.31676 
 Katahdin-South Peak526040MELongfellow Mountains.3396 
 Pamola Peak491999MELongfellow Mountains.0456 
 Chimney Peak490060MELongfellow Mountains.0321 
14.Hamlin Peak4756496MELongfellow Mountains1.2514 
 South Howe Peak474080MELongfellow Mountains.536 
 North Howe Peak470012MELongfellow Mountains.332 
 Northwest Plateau441010MELongfellow Mountains.315 
34.Sugarloaf Mountain42403168MELongfellow Mountains64.8502 
37.Crocker Mountain42261206MELongfellow Mountains3.6427 
42.North Brother41511256MELongfellow Mountains2.3405 
43.Bigelow Mountain41452845MELongfellow Mountains8.0562 
44.Saddleback Mountain41202446MELongfellow Mountains9.6541 
46.Avery Peak4088268MELongfellow Mountains.6500 
56.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041461MELongfellow Mountains1.1456 
57.South Crocker Mountain4040340MELongfellow Mountains.6467 
57.Mount Abraham4040880MELongfellow Mountains4.0382 
66.Mount Redington4000440MELongfellow Mountains.9321 
66.Spaulding Mountain4000585MELongfellow Mountains2.0395 
1.Mount Washington62886148NHWhite Mountains819.64103 
 Ball Crag610631NHWhite Mountains.2135 
2.Mount Adams5799861NHWhite Mountains3.01837 
 Agiocochook Crag57189NHWhite Mountains.229 
3.Mount Jefferson5712753NHWhite Mountains1.71730 
 Nelson Crag563535NHWhite Mountains.3101 
 Sam Adams558593NHWhite Mountains.3141 
 Mount Clay5533139NHWhite Mountains.6594 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259NHWhite Mountains.570 
 Boott Spur549298NHWhite Mountains.5342 
 John Quincy Adams541056NHWhite Mountains.2172 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713NHWhite Mountains.193 
4.Mount Monroe5372254NHWhite Mountains.71725 
5.Mount Madison5366466NHWhite Mountains.61763 
 Abigail Adams535540NHWhite Mountains.1134 
 Adams 5525620NHWhite Mountains.1196 
7.Mount Lafayette52403320NHWhite Mountains17.22502 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739NHWhite Mountains.1348 
8.Mount Lincoln5089169NHWhite Mountains.72199 
 Mount Truman500080NHWhite Mountains.2733 
 Mount Franklin500020NHWhite Mountains.3620 
9.South Twin49021502NHWhite Mountains4.71465 
10.Carter Dome48322821NHWhite Mountains5.01194 
 Slide Peak48066NHWhite Mountains.2220 
11.Mount Moosilauke48022932NHWhite Mountains12.51877 
12.North Twin4761281NHWhite Mountains.81147 
13.Mount Eisenhower4760335NHWhite Mountains.71783 
15.Mount Bond4698298NHWhite Mountains2.31183 
 Slide Peak South469212NHWhite Mountains.226 
16.Mount Carrigain46802223NHWhite Mountains5.91019 
 Mount Hight4675115NHWhite Mountains.6619 
17.Middle Carter Mountain4600700NHWhite Mountains1.91049 
 Mount Lethe458444NHWhite Mountains.3239 
18.Mount Guyot4560160NHWhite Mountains.7942 
 Mount Blue4529129NHWhite Mountains.5160 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343NHWhite Mountains.5502 
 North Carter Mountain452040NHWhite Mountains.4408 
19.West Bond4520160NHWhite Mountains.41018 
 Southeast Castle450025NHWhite Mountains.162 
20.Mount Garfield4480800NHWhite Mountains2.01460 
21.Mount Liberty4459379NHWhite Mountains1.51703 
22.Wildcat Mountain44221034NHWhite Mountains.91094 
23.South Carter Mountain4420220NHWhite Mountains.71049 
24.Mount Hancock44001200NHWhite Mountains2.21142 
26.South Kinsman Mountain43582398NHWhite Mountains4.41258 
 Southwest Twin435777NHWhite Mountains.337 
 Northwest Castle433030NHWhite Mountains.059 
27.Mount Flume4328408NHWhite Mountains.81477 
 Wildcat B432040NHWhite Mountains.2622 
28.Mount Field43201681NHWhite Mountains.01383 
28.Mount Osceola43202000NHWhite Mountains6.01579 
 South Hancock4319159NHWhite Mountains.71106 
 Fourth Howk431565NHWhite Mountains.244 
30.Mount Pierce4310230NHWhite Mountains.91982 
 Wildcat C4298138NHWhite Mountains.4670 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393NHWhite Mountains.4112 
31.North Kinsman Mountain4293253NHWhite Mountains.71378 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080NHWhite Mountains.3375 
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454NHWhite Mountains.3100 
32.Bondcliffs4265185NHWhite Mountains.71153 
33.Mount Willey4255255NHWhite Mountains1.01233 
 Greenleaf Knob424545NHWhite Mountains.1192 
34.Zealand Mountain4240200NHWhite Mountains.61117 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080NHWhite Mountains.385 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525NHWhite Mountains.2292 
 Mount Jim417292NHWhite Mountains.5151 
38.Mount Cabot41602661NHWhite Mountains12.9933 
38.Old Speck41602700MEWhite Mountains20.4637 
38.North Tripyramid41601320NHWhite Mountains5.01149 
41.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316NHWhite Mountains.71401 
44.Middle Tripyramid4120240NHWhite Mountains.61120 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474NHWhite Mountains.380 
 South Tripyramid408080NHWhite Mountains.3590 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020NHWhite Mountains.2233 
48.Cannon Mountain4080720NHWhite Mountains1.71482 
50.Wildcat D4062287NHWhite Mountains.71097 
51.Mount Hale4054614NHWhite Mountains2.11169 
52.Mount Jackson4052332NHWhite Mountains1.21634 
53.Mount Tom4051331NHWhite Mountains.81332 
54.Mount Moriah4049922NHWhite Mountains2.31031 
 Wildcat E404675NHWhite Mountains.2499 
55.Mount Passaconaway4043803NHWhite Mountains3.01094 
 Emerald Bluff402525NHWhite Mountains.022 
59.Owls Head4025825NHWhite Mountains1.6812 
60.Galehead Mountain4024264NHWhite Mountains.51107 
62.Mount Waumbek40061289NHWhite Mountains4.81108 
64.Mount Isolation4003203NHWhite Mountains.9875 
64.Mount Tecumseh40031723NHWhite Mountains2.41476 
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120NHWhite Mountains.572 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040NHWhite Mountains.329 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040NHWhite Mountains1.9345 
66.Mount Whiteface4000560NHWhite Mountains1.81139 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639NHWhite Mountains.254 
 Sandwich Mountain39601160NHWhite 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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