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Northeast "115" 4000-footers

Showing David Elkins's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 115, or 0%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
StateRange (Level 5) Prom-Ft
Ascent Date
1.Mount Washington6288New HampshirePresidential Range6168 
2.Mount Adams5799New HampshirePresidential Range861 
3.Mount Jefferson5712New HampshirePresidential Range753 
4.Mount Monroe5372New HampshirePresidential Range274 
5.Mount Madison5366New HampshirePresidential Range466 
6.Mount Marcy5344New YorkAdirondack High Peaks4924 
7.Mount Lafayette5280New HampshireFranconia Area3400 
8.Katahdin5268MaineKatahdin Area4298 
9.Algonquin Peak5115New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2129 
10.Mount Lincoln5089New HampshireFranconia Area209 
11.Mount Haystack4961New YorkAdirondack High Peaks860 
12.Mount Skylight4925New YorkAdirondack High Peaks610 
13.South Twin4902New HampshireFranconia Area1542 
14.Whiteface Mountain4865New YorkNorthern Adirondacks3127 
15.Dix Mountain4856New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2854 
16.Iroquois Peak4843New YorkAdirondack High Peaks151 
17.Carter Dome4832New HampshireEastern White Mountains2821 
18.Basin Mountain4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks758 
18.Gray Peak4826New YorkAdirondack High Peaks135 
20.Mount Moosilauke4802New HampshireWestern White Mountains2932 
21.North Twin4761New HampshireFranconia Area321 
22.Mount Eisenhower4760New HampshirePresidential Range335 
23.Hamlin Peak4756MaineKatahdin Area516 
24.Gothics4734New YorkAdirondack High Peaks732 
25.Mount Carrigain4720New HampshireFranconia Area2263 
26.Mount Colden4715New YorkAdirondack High Peaks909 
27.Mount Bond4698New HampshireFranconia Area338 
28.Giant Mountain4626New YorkEastern Adirondacks2986 
28.Nippletop4626New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1411 
30.Middle Carter Mountain4620New HampshireEastern White Mountains740 
31.Santanoni Peak4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2441 
31.Mount Redfield4606New YorkAdirondack High Peaks243 
33.Wright Peak4587New YorkAdirondack High Peaks256 
34.West Bond4560New HampshireFranconia Area240 
35.Saddleback Mountain4528New YorkAdirondack High Peaks394 
36.Mount Garfield4520New HampshireFranconia Area880 
37.Armstrong Mountain4462New YorkAdirondack High Peaks164 
38.Mount Liberty4459New HampshireFranconia Area419 
39.Panther Peak4442New YorkAdirondack High Peaks308 
40.Mount Hancock4440New HampshireFranconia Area1280 
40.South Carter Mountain4440New HampshireEastern White Mountains260 
42.Wildcat Mountain4422New HampshireEastern White Mountains1034 
43.Table Top Mountain4413New YorkAdirondack High Peaks443 
44.Hough Peak4409New YorkAdirondack High Peaks407 
45.Mount Marshall4396New YorkAdirondack High Peaks525 
46.Mount Mansfield4393VermontNorthern Green Mountains3653 
47.Rocky Peak Ridge4390New YorkEastern Adirondacks650 
48.Macomb Mountain4370New YorkAdirondack High Peaks597 
49.Seward Mountain4364New YorkAdirondack High Peaks2054 
50.Mount Osceola4360New HampshireSandwich Range2080 
50.Mount Field4360New HampshireFranconia Area1721 
52.South Kinsman Mountain4358New HampshireWestern White Mountains2438 
53.Allen Mountain4347New YorkAdirondack High Peaks673 
54.Mount Flume4328New HampshireFranconia Area448 
55.South Hancock4319New HampshireFranconia Area199 
56.Mount Pierce4310New HampshirePresidential Range250 
57.North Kinsman Mountain4293New HampshireWestern White Mountains293 
58.Zealand Mountain4280New HampshireFranconia Area280 
59.Bondcliffs4265New HampshireFranconia Area225 
60.Sugarloaf Mountain4260MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges3188 
61.Mount Willey4255New HampshireFranconia Area295 
62.Esther Mountain4239New YorkNorthern Adirondacks302 
63.Killington Peak4235VermontCentral Green Mountains3335 
64.Big Slide Mountain4232New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1115 
65.Crocker Mountain4226MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges1226 
66.Upper Wolfjaw Mountain4203New YorkAdirondack High Peaks299 
67.Slide Mountain4200New YorkSouthern Catskills3310 
67.North Tripyramid4200New HampshireSandwich Range1400 
69.Old Speck4180MaineMahoosuc Range2740 
69.Mount Cabot4180New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country2681 
71.Lower Wolfjaw Mountain4173New YorkAdirondack High Peaks696 
72.Street Mountain4167New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1312 
72.Sawteeth4167New YorkAdirondack High Peaks525 
74.Middle Tripyramid4160New HampshireSandwich Range320 
74.Phelps Mountain4160New YorkAdirondack High Peaks223 
76.Mount Osceola-East Peak4156New HampshireSandwich Range356 
77.North Brother4151MaineKatahdin Area1256 
78.Bigelow Mountain4145MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2865 
79.Saddleback Mountain4120MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges2446 
79.Cannon Mountain4120New HampshireWestern White Mountains800 
81.Donaldson Mountain4108New YorkAdirondack High Peaks171 
82.Porter Mountain4101New YorkAdirondack High Peaks361 
82.South Dix4101New YorkAdirondack High Peaks230 
84.Camels Hump4100VermontCentral Green Mountains1900 
85.Cascade Mountain4098New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1211 
86.Seymour Mountain4091New YorkAdirondack High Peaks1040 
87.Avery Peak4088MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges288 
88.Mount Ellen4083VermontCentral Green Mountains2132 
89.Mount Colvin4068New YorkAdirondack High Peaks755 
90.Wildcat D4062New HampshireEastern White Mountains287 
91.Hunter Mountain4060New YorkCentral Catskills2180 
91.Mount Abraham4060MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges920 
91.South Crocker Mountain4060MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges380 
94.Mount Hale4054New HampshireFranconia Area654 
95.Mount Jackson4052New HampshirePresidential Range372 
96.Mount Tom4051New HampshireFranconia Area371 
97.Mount Moriah4049New HampshireEastern White Mountains922 
98.Mount Passaconaway4043New HampshireSandwich Range843 
99.Saddleback Mountain-The Horn4041MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges481 
100.Mount Whiteface4040New HampshireSandwich Range640 
101.Mount Emmons4039New YorkAdirondack High Peaks135 
102.Dial Mountain4035New YorkAdirondack High Peaks230 
103.East Dix Mountain4026New YorkAdirondack High Peaks351 
104.Owls Head4025New HampshireFranconia Area865 
105.Galehead Mountain4024New HampshireFranconia Area304 
106.Spaulding Mountain4020MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges605 
106.Mount Redington4020MaineRangeley-Stratton Ranges480 
108.Mount Waumbek4006New HampshireWhite Mountain North Country1309 
108.Mount Abraham4006VermontCentral Green Mountains306 
110.Mount Tecumseh4003New HampshireSandwich Range1763 
110.Blake Peak4003New YorkAdirondack High Peaks623 
110.Mount Isolation4003New HampshirePresidential Range243 
113.Cliff Mountain3944New YorkAdirondack High Peaks499 
114.Nye Mountain3839New YorkAdirondack High Peaks98 
115.Couchsachraga Peak3793New YorkAdirondack High Peaks282 

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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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