Northern Peaks

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Adams (5799 ft/1768 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNew Hampshire
Area49 sq mi / 126 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent8 mi / 14 km North-South
11 mi / 18 km East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 20' N; 71° 17' W
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Map of Northern Peaks
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Northern Peaks.
Presidential RangeLevel 5 (Parent)
         Cherry-Dartmouth RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Northern PeaksLevel 6
         Mount Washington MassifLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Southern PeaksLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Montalban-Rocky Branch RidgesLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northern Peaks

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Mount Adams57991768Northern Peaks
2.Mount Jefferson57121741Northern Peaks
3.Mount Clay55331686Northern Peaks
4.Monticello Lawn Peak54071648Northern Peaks
5.Mount Madison53661636Northern Peaks
6.Southeast Castle45001372Northern Peaks
7.The Quay4429+1350+Northern Peaks
8.Northwest Castle43301320Northern Peaks
9.Emerald Bluff4025+1227+Northern Peaks
10.Mount Bowman3445+1050+Northern Peaks
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Northern Peaks

Mount Adams
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The Presidentials from the Carter Range (2008-10-11).
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Mount Jefferson

Mount Jefferson rises above Monticello Lawn, at the center of the Northern Peaks of the Presidential Range. Glenn Slayden, Greg Slayden, and Gabe Czako (1987-08-15).
Mount Madison

Mount Madison from Mount Adams.

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