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Northeastern Wilderness High Points - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankGeographyPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft TotalRound 1
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1.Sandwich RangeNorth Tripyramid41601320  
2.Presidential Range-Dry RiverBoott Spur549298  
3.Peru PeakPeru Peak34251467  
4.PemigewassetMount Lafayette52403320  
5.Moosehorn-Baring UnitBald Mountain-South Peak400181  
6.MoosehornMoosehorn Wilderness High Point2000  
7.MonomoyMonomoy Island High Point3030  
8.Lye BrookLye Brook Meadows Peak2941301  
9.Hickory CreekHickory Creek Wilderness High Point1900   
10.Great Swamp National Wildlife RefugeGreat Swamp Refuge High Point2800  
11.Great GulfGreat Gulf Wilderness High Point59060  
12.George D. AikenAiken-yaw Mountain2618218  
13.Otis Pike Fire Island High DuneFire Island Wilderness High Point45   
14.Caribou-Speckled MountainSpeckled Mountain29061486  
15.Bristol CliffsSouth Mountain2325705  
16.BrigantineBrigantine Refuge High Point13   
17.BreadloafBread Loaf Mountain38351415  
18.Big BranchMount Tabor3051227  
19.Allegheny IslandsCrulls Island High Point115010  
20.High PeaksMount Marcy53444914  
21.GlastenburyGlastenbury Mountain-West Slope37000  
22.Joseph BattellGillespie Peak33661183  
23.Wild RiverCarter Dome48322821  
24.Big IndianBig Indian Mountain3700500  
25.Blue RidgeWakely Mountain-North Slope36810  
26.Dix MountainDix Mountain48232789  
27.Five PondsHitchins Pond Peak2463721  
28.Giant MountainGiant Mountain46262953  
29.Ha-de-ron-dahHa-de-ron-dah Wilderness High Point2359419  
30.Hoffman NotchHoffman Mountain37041952  
31.Hunter-West Kill MountainHunter Mountain40402140  
32.Indian HeadPlateau Mountain38401760  
33.Jay MountainSaddleback Mountain36151253  
34.Mckenzie MountainWhiteface Mountain-Southwest Slope42650  
35.PepperboxTwin Ponds Peak2172207  
36.Pharaoh LakePharaoh Mountain25561596  
37.Pigeon LakeWest Mountain29131122  
38.Round LakeLost Pond Peak2264252  
39.Sentinel RangeKilburn Mountain38811683  
40.Siamese PondsBig Range33661201  
41.Silver LakeHamilton Mountain32481496  
42.Slide MountainSlide Mountain41803280  
43.West Canada LakePanther Mountain38621184  
44.William C. WhitneyAntediluvian Mountain2323503  
45.Windham-Blackhead RangeBlack Dome39802060  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Bill Davis, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

Wilderness areas are large tracts of land where resource extraction, roads, structures, and motors of any kind are forbidden. The only intrusion of man permitted is foot travel and low-impact camping. They represent the last sanctuaries of the primeval world left in our developed country, and most of them are in the high mountains.

This list shows the highest points in designated Wilderness Areas in New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. These include the federally designated Wilderness Areas on National Forest and Wildlife Refuge land, plus the New York state Department of Conservation Wilderness Areas in the Adirondacks and Catskills. These two ranges are unique in the US in being managed by a state agency, not a federal one, and the state wildernesses are functionally equivalent to the federal ones. So it made sense to include their high points on this list.

Note that the boundaries of many Wilderness Areas are indistinct and not always shown accurately on topographic maps. In addition, many Wilderness high points are "liners" or "slope points" located where a boundary is excluding a summit area that has road or tower development. So finding the exact point for many of these summits may be difficult, and being sure of reaching them may require independent research. In some cases, where a wilderness boundary came very close to a prominent undeveloped summit, that summit is assumed to be the wilderness high point even if the official boundary may be a few feet away.

 


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