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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

RankPeak Elev-Ft StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range61485080
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range8612296
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range7532198
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range2542196
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range4662227
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks49142324
7.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area42882043
8.Mount Lafayette5240New HampshireFranconia Area33203247
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks20961849
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area1692863
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks827886
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks577860
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area15021887
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks30941277
15.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1511112
16.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains28211563
17.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks725827
17.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102744
19.Dix Mountain4823New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2789912
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains29322501
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area2811482
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range3352309
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area496631
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6991308
25.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks8761088
26.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area2981512
27.Mount Carrigain4680New HampshireFranconia Area22231342
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks29531636
29.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2408690
29.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243644
31.Middle Carter Mountain4600New HampshireEastern White Mountains7001379
32.Nippletop4593New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1345905
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2561402
34.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361871
35.West Bond4520New HampshireFranconia Area1601312
36.Mount Garfield4480New HampshireFranconia Area8001917
37.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area3792208
38.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks276677
39.Armstrong Mountain4429New YorkAdirondack High Peaks981118
40.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains10341428
41.South Carter Mountain4420New HampshireEastern White Mountains2201376
42.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks410993
43.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks374794
44.Mount Hancock4400New HampshireFranconia Area12001514
45.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains36332047
46.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks6171035
47.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks564851
48.Mount Marshall4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks492714
49.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains23981663
50.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks640589
51.Seward Mountain4331New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2021699
52.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area4081911
53.Mount Osceola4320New HampshireSandwich Range20002052
53.Mount Field4320New HampshireFranconia Area16811804
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area1591458
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range2302641
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains2531824
58.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area1851482
59.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area2551608
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4240MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3168605
60.Zealand Mountain4240New HampshireFranconia Area2001443
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302964
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains33151088
64.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1206541
65.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2661161
66.Big Slide Mountain4199New YorkAdirondack High Peaks10501212
67.Slide Mountain4180New YorkSouthern Catskills32801373
68.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks6631140
69.Old Speck4160MaineMahoosuc Range2700812
69.Mount Cabot4160New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country26611249
69.North Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range13201494
69.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1901237
73.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range3161839
74.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256513
75.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2845710
76.Street Mountain4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1247888
76.Sawteeth4134New YorkAdirondack High Peaks459929
78.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446689
78.Middle Tripyramid4120New HampshireSandwich Range2401450
80.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks138711
81.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks11781971
82.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1007637
83.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges268638
84.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132749
85.Cannon Mountain4080New HampshireWestern White Mountains7201980
86.Camels Hump4078VermontCentral Green Mountains18581238
87.Porter Mountain4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2951658
87.South Dix4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164861
89.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains2871440
90.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area6141542
91.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range3322154
92.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area3311751
93.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains9221402
94.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range8031443
95.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges461580
96.Hunter Mountain4040New YorkCentral Catskills21401272
96.Mount Abraham4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges880479
96.South Crocker Mountain4040MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges340600
99.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks102653
100.Mount Colvin4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks689840
101.Grace Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks318824
102.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area8251058
103.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area2641439
104.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country12891516
104.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains286841
106.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range17231961
106.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range2031134
106.Dial Mountain4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164908
109.Spaulding Mountain4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges585489
109.Mount Whiteface4000New HampshireSandwich Range5601527
109.Mount Redington4000MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges440407
112.Blake Peak3970New YorkAdirondack High Peaks558747
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks466638
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks66898
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks249645

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List Description

This list combines the Appalachian Mountain Club's New England 4000-footer list, the Adirondack 46er list, and the two Catskill 4000-foot summits to create what is, in theory, a master list of Northeast USA 4000-foot peaks.

But this list is really an aesthetic disaster. The AMC lists have changed over time to reflect new survey elevations, and at one point this list was called the "Northeast 111" prior to the promotion of 4 summits in ME and NH to 4000-footer status over the past couple decades. And despite the goal of the AMC to use a strict prominence cutoff, there remain at least two inconsistencies with the contour maps. However, the AMC lists are nothing like the infamous 46er list, which has not changed since the 1930s and remains stuck in a time warp, despite many changes in peak elevations. So the "Northeast 115" list is a mixture of apples and oranges.

However, this list does combine two very popular and historically significant lists into one, and it remains a well-known yardstick for serious Northeastern peakbaggers.

Using a strict, consistent, contour-map based prominence cutoff for peaks, this list of Northeast 4000-footers shows 109 peaks. 68 are in New England, matching closely the 67 on the AMC list (the AMC does not include the Mansfield Nose or Guyot, but does include South Hancock). But only 39 of the 46ers are now over 4000 feet and have 160 feet of clean prominence based on the latest maps.

 


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