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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Michael Prowatzke's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (48 out of 48, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscent Date
 Abigail Adams535540Northern Peaks.1 
 Adams 5525620Northern Peaks.1 
 Agiocochook Crag57189Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Ball Crag610631Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill551259Mount Washington Massif.5 
29.Bondcliffs4265185Twin Range.72006-07-24
 Boott Spur549298Mount Washington Massif.5 
36.Cannon Mountain4080720Kinsman Range1.72009-08-26
9.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.02009-08-25
 Carter Dome-South Peak427454Carter Range.3 
 Emerald Bluff402525Northern Peaks.0 
 Fourth Howk431565Northern Peaks.2 
44.Galehead Mountain4024264Twin Range.52006-07-23
 Greenleaf Knob424545Franconia Range.1 
 John Quincy Adams541056Northern Peaks.2 
15.Middle Carter Mountain4600700Carter Range1.92009-08-25
35.Middle Tripyramid4120240Central Sandwich Range.62009-08-17
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak429393Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.4 
 Monticello Lawn Peak540713Northern Peaks.1 
2.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.02006-07-19
 Mount Blue4529129Moosilauke Area.5 
13.Mount Bond4698298Twin Range2.32006-07-24
32.Mount Cabot41602661Pilot Range12.92009-08-23
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob408020Pilot Range.2 
14.Mount Carrigain46802223Pemigewasset Ranges5.92009-08-20
 Mount Clay5533139Northern Peaks.6 
12.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.72006-07-19
25.Mount Field43201681Willey Range.02009-08-21
24.Mount Flume4328408Franconia Range.82006-07-21
 Mount Franklin500020Southern Peaks.3 
18.Mount Garfield4480800Franconia Range2.02006-07-22
16.Mount Guyot4560160Twin Range.72006-07-23
38.Mount Hale4054614Twin Range2.12009-08-20
22.Mount Hancock44001200Pemigewasset Ranges2.22009-08-17
 Mount Hancock-East Peak400040Pemigewasset Ranges.3 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak428080Pemigewasset Ranges.3 
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4000120Pemigewasset Ranges.5 
 Mount Hight4675115Carter Range.62009-08-25
46.Mount Isolation4003203Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.92009-08-19
39.Mount Jackson4052332Southern Peaks1.22006-07-20
3.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.72006-07-19
 Mount Jim417292Moosilauke Area.5 
6.Mount Lafayette52403320Franconia Range17.22006-07-22
 Mount Lethe458444Carter Range.3 
19.Mount Liberty4459379Franconia Range1.52006-07-21
7.Mount Lincoln5089169Franconia Range.72006-07-22
5.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.62006-07-19
4.Mount Monroe5372254Southern Peaks.72006-07-19
 Mount Monroe-West Peak519739Southern Peaks.1 
10.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.52009-08-27
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit452343Moosilauke Area.5 
41.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.32009-08-24
25.Mount Osceola43202000Osceola-Tecumseh6.02009-08-15
34.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156316Osceola-Tecumseh.72009-08-15
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak420080Osceola-Tecumseh.3 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak411474Osceola-Tecumseh.3 
42.Mount Passaconaway4043803Central Sandwich Range3.02009-08-18
27.Mount Pierce4310230Southern Peaks.92006-07-19
 Mount Pierce-South Peak418525Southern Peaks.2 
46.Mount Tecumseh40031723Osceola-Tecumseh2.42009-08-15
40.Mount Tom4051331Willey Range.82009-08-21
 Mount Truman500080Franconia Range.2 
1.Mount Washington62886148Mount Washington Massif819.62006-07-19
45.Mount Waumbek40061289Pliny Range4.82009-08-21
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak399639Pliny Range.2 
48.Mount Whiteface4000560Central Sandwich Range1.82009-08-18
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges400040Central Sandwich Range1.9 
30.Mount Willey4255255Willey Range1.02009-08-21
 Nelson Crag563535Mount Washington Massif.3 
 North Carter Mountain452040Carter Range.42009-08-25
28.North Kinsman Mountain4293253Kinsman Range.72009-08-27
32.North Tripyramid41601320Central Sandwich Range5.02009-08-17
11.North Twin4761281Twin Range.82006-07-23
 Northwest Castle433030Northern Peaks.0 
43.Owls Head4025825Franconia Range1.62009-08-16
 Sam Adams558593Northern Peaks.3 
 Sandwich Mountain39601160Central Sandwich Range4.9 
 Slide Peak48066Mount Washington Massif.2 
 Slide Peak South469212Mount Washington Massif.2 
21.South Carter Mountain4420220Carter Range.72009-08-25
 South Hancock4319159Pemigewasset Ranges.72009-08-17
23.South Kinsman Mountain43582398Kinsman Range4.42009-08-27
 South Tripyramid408080Central Sandwich Range.3 
8.South Twin49021502Twin Range4.72006-07-23
 Southeast Castle450025Northern Peaks.1 
 Southwest Twin435777Twin Range.3 
17.West Bond4520160Twin Range.42006-07-24
 Wildcat B432040Carter Range.2 
 Wildcat C4298138Carter Range.4 
37.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.72009-08-25
 Wildcat E404675Carter Range.2 
20.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.92009-08-25
31.Zealand Mountain4240200Twin Range.62006-07-24

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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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