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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

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RankPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 6)Isol-MiAscent Date
9.Carter Dome48322821Carter Range5.0 
15.Middle Carter Mountain4610720Carter Range1.9 
20.South Carter Mountain4430240Carter Range.7 
21.Wildcat Mountain44221034Carter Range.9 
38.Wildcat D4062287Carter Range.7 
42.Mount Moriah4049922Carter Range2.3 
33.North Tripyramid41801360Central Sandwich Range5.0 
36.Middle Tripyramid4140280Central Sandwich Range.6 
43.Mount Passaconaway4043823Central Sandwich Range3.0 
46.Mount Whiteface4020600Central Sandwich Range1.8 
6.Mount Lafayette52603360Franconia Range17.2 
7.Mount Lincoln5089189Franconia Range.7 
18.Mount Garfield4500840Franconia Range2.0 
19.Mount Liberty4459399Franconia Range1.5 
26.Mount Flume4328428Franconia Range.8 
44.Owls Head4025845Franconia Range1.6 
23.South Kinsman Mountain43582418Kinsman Range4.4 
29.North Kinsman Mountain4293273Kinsman Range.7 
37.Cannon Mountain4100760Kinsman Range1.7 
49.Mount Isolation4003223Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.9 
10.Mount Moosilauke48022932Moosilauke Area12.5 
1.Mount Washington62886158Mount Washington Massif819.6 
2.Mount Adams5799861Northern Peaks3.0 
3.Mount Jefferson5712753Northern Peaks1.7 
5.Mount Madison5366466Northern Peaks.6 
24.Mount Osceola43402040Osceola-Tecumseh6.0 
35.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156336Osceola-Tecumseh.7 
49.Mount Tecumseh40031743Osceola-Tecumseh2.4 
13.Mount Carrigain47002243Pemigewasset Ranges5.9 
22.Mount Hancock44201240Pemigewasset Ranges2.2 
27.South Hancock4319179Pemigewasset Ranges.7 
46.Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak4020160Pemigewasset Ranges.5 
34.Mount Cabot41702671Pilot Range12.9 
48.Mount Waumbek40061299Pliny Range4.8 
4.Mount Monroe5372264Southern Peaks.7 
12.Mount Eisenhower4760335Southern Peaks.7 
28.Mount Pierce4310240Southern Peaks.9 
40.Mount Jackson4052352Southern Peaks1.2 
8.South Twin49021522Twin Range4.7 
11.North Twin4761301Twin Range.8 
14.Mount Bond4698318Twin Range2.3 
16.Mount Guyot4580200Twin Range.7 
17.West Bond4540200Twin Range.4 
30.Bondcliffs4265205Twin Range.7 
31.Zealand Mountain4260240Twin Range.6 
39.Mount Hale4054634Twin Range2.1 
45.Galehead Mountain4024284Twin Range.5 
24.Mount Field43401701Willey Range.0 
32.Mount Willey4255275Willey Range1.0 
41.Mount Tom4051351Willey Range.8 

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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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