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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks - Multiple Ascents Grid

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M
(Avg)
 Prom-M
(Avg)
TotalRound 1
(0)
1.Mount Washington19171877  
 Ball Crag18619  
2.Mount Adams1768262  
 Agiocochook Crag17436  
3.Mount Jefferson1741229  
 Nelson Crag171811  
 Sam Adams170231  
 Mount Clay168645  
 Bigelow Lawn Hill168324  
 Boott Spur167736  
 John Quincy Adams164920  
 Monticello Lawn Peak16487  
4.Mount Monroe163780  
5.Mount Madison1636142  
 Abigail Adams163215  
 Adams 5160512  
6.Mount Lafayette16031024  
 Mount Monroe-West Peak158718  
7.Mount Lincoln155158  
 Mount Truman153037  
 Mount Franklin153015  
8.South Twin1494464  
9.Carter Dome1473860  
 Slide Peak14652  
10.Mount Moosilauke1464894  
11.North Twin145192  
12.Mount Eisenhower1451102  
13.Mount Carrigain1433684  
14.Mount Bond143297  
 Slide Peak South143010  
 Mount Hight142538  
15.Middle Carter Mountain1405219  
 Mount Lethe139716  
16.Mount Guyot139661  
17.West Bond138461  
 North Carter Mountain138118  
 Mount Blue138045  
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit137919  
18.Mount Garfield1372256  
 Southeast Castle13728  
19.Mount Liberty1359122  
20.South Carter Mountain135073  
21.Wildcat Mountain1348315  
22.Mount Hancock1347378  
23.South Kinsman Mountain1328737  
 Southwest Twin132830  
24.Mount Field1323518  
24.Mount Osceola1323622  
 Wildcat B132018  
 Northwest Castle13209  
26.Mount Flume1319130  
27.South Hancock131655  
 Fourth Howk131527  
28.Mount Pierce131473  
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak131137  
 Wildcat C131045  
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak130934  
29.North Kinsman Mountain130983  
 Carter Dome-South Peak130320  
30.Bondcliffs130062  
31.Zealand Mountain129873  
32.Mount Willey129784  
 Greenleaf Knob129420  
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak128637  
 Mount Pierce-South Peak127614  
33.North Tripyramid1274415  
 Mount Jim127234  
34.Mount Cabot1271814  
35.Mount Osceola-East Peak1267102  
36.Middle Tripyramid126285  
 Mount Osceola-West Peak125429  
 South Tripyramid125037  
37.Cannon Mountain1250232  
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob124712  
38.Wildcat D123887  
39.Mount Hale1236193  
40.Mount Jackson1235107  
41.Mount Tom1235107  
42.Mount Moriah1234281  
 Wildcat E123323  
 Emerald Bluff123314  
43.Mount Passaconaway1232251  
44.Owls Head1227258  
45.Galehead Mountain122787  
46.Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak122549  
 Mount Hancock-East Peak122524  
46.Mount Whiteface1225183  
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges122524  
48.Mount Waumbek1221396  
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak122118  
49.Mount Tecumseh1220531  
49.Mount Isolation122068  
 Sandwich Mountain1213366  

Main Peak List: Click here to see the standard peak listing, showning more informational columns and just the first ascent date.

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Matt Varney, 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

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.

 


Map Showing Location of Peaks

 = Peaks climbed by Matt Varney   = Unclimbed peaks

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(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)

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