Mount Hancock, New Hampshire

Prominence: 1200 ft, 366 m

Elevation: 4400+ feet, 1341+ meters

True Isolation: 2.24 mi, 3.6 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4400 - 4440 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4400 ft / 1341 m
    (Range 4400 - 4440 ft)
SubpeaksMount Hancock - Middle Peak (4280 ft/1305 m)
Mount Hancock - Northwest Peak (4000 ft/1219 m)
Mount Hancock - East Peak (4000 ft/1219 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 5' 0'' N, 71° 29' 36'' W
44.08337, -71.493429 (Dec Deg)
300370 E 4884156 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionGrafton

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Lists that contain Mount Hancock:
     New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers (Rank #21)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #42)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #23)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #44)
     Trailwright New Hampshire 4000 footers (Rank #37)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #23)
     New Hampshire 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     YMCA Alpine Club List (NH) (Rank #29)
     New Hampshire Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #51)
     New England Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #110)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       AMC White Mountain Guide, 28th Edition (Smith, Daniell)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 1647
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 1414)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-07-14 by Tara Merrill
     2009-03-15 by M (whichway) Lardiere
     2009-07-25 by Michael Petcher
     2010-07-14 by Tony Rachupka
     2010-08-22 by Casey Ajalat
     2010-09-25 by Michael McDonagh
     2010-12-22 by Karine Thate
     2010-12-29 by Michael Blair
     2011-03-20 by Wesley Barry (GPS Track)
     2011-04-24 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2011-10-23 by Ben Lostracco
     2012-04-01 by Kirk Kauffman
     2012-06-30 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2012-07-01 by Chris Harding
     2012-09-18 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2013-01-20 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-02-02 by Matthew Nelson
     2013-02-03 by Gary McMeekin (GPS Track)
     2013-05-04 by Jeff Swett
     2013-06-23 by Michael Berger (GPS Track)
     2013-08-11 by Gabriel C (GPS Track)
     2013-09-01 by Kaerstin Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2013-11-24 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2014-02-24 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2014-03-25 by Spencer Corcoran
     2014-06-21 by Todd Bettinson
     2014-09-13 by David Thibaudeau (GPS Track)
     2014-09-21 by Dennis Van Amburgh (GPS Track)
     2015-02-07 by Jen Scovern (GPS Track)
     2015-08-21 by Charles Marshall (GPS Track)
     2015-09-27 by Soren Denlinger (GPS Track)
     2016-03-12 by Richard Bedard (GPS Track)
     2016-09-17 by Dennis Garboski Jr (GPS Track)
     2017-01-15 by Michael Stonek (GPS Track)
     2017-05-28 by Wayne Snyder (GPS Track)
     2017-06-03 by Kevin Swenson (GPS Track)
     2017-10-04 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2017-10-21 by Scott Dresser (GPS Track)
     2017-12-08 by John Krzeminski
     2018-07-26 by Raven Matherne (GPS Track)
     2018-09-23 by Will Durgin (GPS Track)
     2018-11-19 by Richard Hambrick (GPS Track)
     2019-02-02 by Robert Larkin
     2019-06-21 by Jar Serp (GPS Track)
     2019-07-04 by Map Man (GPS Track)
     2019-07-25 by Jake Campbell (GPS Track)
     2020-02-01 by Crystal Davis
     2020-07-25 by Jonathan Becker
     2021-02-20 by Scott Burns
     2022-09-11 by Map Man (GPS Track)

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Hancock with the boys (2014-09-10). Photo by Vic Stashewsky.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1200 ft/366 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1280 ft/390 m
  Line Parent: Mount Carrigain
  Key Col: 3200 ft/975 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.24 mi/3.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 44.0917, -71.45
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Carrigain  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: White Mountains
Range5: Franconia Area
Range6: Pemigewasset Ranges
Drainage BasinsPemigewasset
Atlantic-Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Mountain National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Pemigewasset Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Carrigain O44071a4 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Cedar Brook Trailhead (Paved Road) 2131 ft/650 m
Vertical Gain: 2269 ft/691 m
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Canadian Jay on Hancock summit waiting to be fed (2011-10-23). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Mt. Hancock Summit Overlook (2014-10-25).
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Gray against green (2016-06-11). Photo by Evan Mugford.
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East Osceola (left) and Osceola (right) as seen from Mt. Hancock (2020-07-25). Photo by Jonathan Becker.
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