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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing David Darby's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (48 out of 48, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Washington62886148Mount Washington Massif819.62004-02-08
2.Mount Lafayette52403320Franconia Range17.22009-01-02
3.Mount Cabot41602661Pilot Range12.92011-02-19
4.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.52011-02-27
5.Mount Osceola43202000Osceola-Tecumseh6.02011-01-15
6.Mount Carrigain46802223Pemigewasset Ranges5.92012-03-03
7.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.02011-02-05
8.North Tripyramid41601320Central Sandwich Range5.02011-01-16
 Sandwich Mountain39601160Central Sandwich Range4.9 
9.Mount Waumbek40061289Pliny Range4.82012-03-11
10.South Twin49021502Twin Range4.72012-02-18
11.South Kinsman Mountain43582398Kinsman Range4.42011-02-26
12.Mount Passaconaway4043803Central Sandwich Range3.02013-02-02
13.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.02013-03-16
14.Mount Tecumseh40031723Osceola-Tecumseh2.42011-01-15
15.Mount Bond4698298Twin Range2.32009-03-05
16.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.32011-02-18
17.Mount Hancock44001200Pemigewasset Ranges2.22012-01-08
18.Mount Hale4054614Twin Range2.12012-02-19
19.Mount Garfield4480800Franconia Range2.02012-02-18
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040Central Sandwich Range1.92013-02-02
20.Middle Carter Mountain4600700Carter Range1.92011-02-05
21.Mount Whiteface4000560Central Sandwich Range1.82013-02-02
22.Cannon Mountain4080720Kinsman Range1.72011-02-26
23.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.72013-03-16
24.Owls Head4025825Franconia Range1.62012-03-10
25.Mount Liberty4459379Franconia Range1.52011-03-18
26.Mount Jackson4052332Southern Peaks1.22012-03-18
27.Mount Willey4255255Willey Range1.02009-03-04
28.Mount Isolation4003203Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.92012-03-17
29.Mount Pierce4310230Southern Peaks.92011-03-19
30.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.92011-02-05
31.North Twin4761281Twin Range.82012-02-18
32.Mount Flume4328408Franconia Range.82011-03-18
33.Mount Tom4051331Willey Range.82009-03-04
34.Mount Guyot4560160Twin Range.72009-03-05
35.South Carter Mountain4420220Carter Range.72011-02-05
36.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.72011-03-19
 South Hancock4319159Pemigewasset Ranges.72012-01-08
37.Bondcliffs4265185Twin Range.72012-02-11
38.Mount Lincoln5089169Franconia Range.72009-01-02
39.North Kinsman Mountain4293253Kinsman Range.72011-02-26
40.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316Osceola-Tecumseh.72011-01-15
41.Mount Monroe5372254Southern Peaks.72011-03-19
42.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.72011-02-05
43.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.62013-03-16
44.Middle Tripyramid4120240Central Sandwich Range.62011-01-16
 Mount Clay5533139Northern Peaks.6 
45.Zealand Mountain4240200Twin Range.62009-03-05
 Mount Hight4675115Carter Range.62011-02-05
46.Galehead Mountain4024264Twin Range.52012-02-18
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120Pemigewasset Ranges.5 
 Mount Jim417292Moosilauke Area.52012-01-07
 Boott Spur549298Mount Washington Massif.52012-03-17
 Mount Blue4529129Moosilauke Area.52012-01-07
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259Mount Washington Massif.5 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343Moosilauke Area.5 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.42012-03-17
 Wildcat C4298138Carter Range.42011-02-05
47.West Bond4520160Twin Range.42012-02-11
 North Carter Mountain452040Carter Range.42011-02-05
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454Carter Range.3 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040Pemigewasset Ranges.3 
 Southwest Twin435777Twin Range.3 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080Pemigewasset Ranges.32012-01-08
 South Tripyramid408080Central Sandwich Range.32011-01-16
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080Osceola-Tecumseh.3 
 Mount Lethe458444Carter Range.32011-02-05
 Mount Franklin500020Southern Peaks.32011-03-19
 Nelson Crag563535Mount Washington Massif.3 
 Sam Adams558593Northern Peaks.3 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474Osceola-Tecumseh.3 
 Mount Truman500080Franconia Range.22009-01-02
 Slide Peak48066Mount Washington Massif.22012-03-17
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639Pliny Range.2 
 Slide Peak South469212Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Agiocochook Crag57189Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525Southern Peaks.22011-03-19
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020Pilot Range.22011-02-19
 Ball Crag610631Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Wildcat E404675Carter Range.22011-02-05
 Wildcat B432040Carter Range.22011-02-05
 John Quincy Adams541056Northern Peaks.2 
 Fourth Howk431565Northern Peaks.2 
 Greenleaf Knob424545Franconia Range.1 
 Abigail Adams535540Northern Peaks.1 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739Southern Peaks.12011-03-19
 Adams 5525620Northern Peaks.1 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713Northern Peaks.1 
 Southeast Castle450025Northern Peaks.1 
 Emerald Bluff402525Northern Peaks.0 
 Northwest Castle433030Northern Peaks.0 
48.Mount Field43201681Willey Range.02009-03-04

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List Description

This list of 48 ranked peaks in New Hampshire's White Mountains matches closely to that used by the Four Thousand Footer committee of the Applachian Mountain Club. The committee uses an "optimisitic" prominence threshold of 200 feet, which, in terrain covered by maps with 40-foot contours, is equivalent to the 160 feet of "clean" prominence used on this site.

The only discrepancy between the ranked summits on this list and the official 4000-footer club list is that the official list includes South Hancock but not Mount Guyot. This seems odd to me, since Guyot clearly has the exact same prominence as nearby West Bond, an official peak, and South Hancock clearly just misses the 160 foot clean prominence cut-off by 1 foot.

To see the official AMC version of the list, click here.

This list is a very popular peakbagging endeavor, with over 6000 recorded completers. All summits are reached by maintained hiking trails except for Owls Head, where a well-used herd path climbs up a steep landslide to the summit area. Isolation, Bond, West Bond, and Owls Head are the most remote from roads and the only ones that most hikers might not attempt as a day-hike.

The White Mountains (by most definitions) extend into Maine, so it should be pointed out that Old Speck would be on a theoretical "White Mountain 4000-foot Peaks" list of 49 ranked summits.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

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

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


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