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New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 160 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Bob Martin's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 48, or 0%)

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M Range (Level 6)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Mount Washington19171874Mount Washington Massif1318.9 
2.Mount Lafayette15971012Franconia Range27.7 
3.Mount Cabot1268811Pilot Range20.7 
4.Mount Moosilauke1464894Moosilauke Area20.2 
5.Mount Osceola1317610Osceola-Tecumseh9.6 
6.Mount Carrigain1426678Pemigewasset Ranges9.4 
7.Carter Dome1473860Carter Range8.1 
8.North Tripyramid1268402Central Sandwich Range8.1 
 Sandwich Mountain1207354Central Sandwich Range7.9 
9.Mount Waumbek1221393Pliny Range7.7 
10.South Twin1494458Twin Range7.5 
11.South Kinsman Mountain1328731Kinsman Range7.1 
12.Mount Passaconaway1232245Central Sandwich Range4.9 
13.Mount Adams1768262Northern Peaks4.8 
14.Mount Tecumseh1220525Osceola-Tecumseh3.9 
15.Mount Bond143291Twin Range3.7 
16.Mount Moriah1234281Carter Range3.7 
17.Mount Hancock1341366Pemigewasset Ranges3.6 
18.Mount Hale1236187Twin Range3.4 
19.Mount Garfield1366244Franconia Range3.2 
 Mount Whiteface-Ledges121912Central Sandwich Range3.1 
20.Middle Carter Mountain1402213Carter Range3.0 
21.Mount Whiteface1219171Central Sandwich Range2.9 
22.Cannon Mountain1244219Kinsman Range2.8 
23.Mount Jefferson1741229Northern Peaks2.7 
24.Owls Head1227251Franconia Range2.6 
25.Mount Liberty1359116Franconia Range2.4 
26.Mount Jackson1235101Southern Peaks2.0 
27.Mount Willey129778Willey Range1.6 
28.Mount Isolation122062Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges1.5 
29.Mount Pierce131470Southern Peaks1.5 
30.Wildcat Mountain1348315Carter Range1.4 
31.North Twin145186Twin Range1.4 
32.Mount Flume1319124Franconia Range1.4 
33.Mount Tom1235101Willey Range1.4 
34.Mount Guyot139049Twin Range1.2 
35.South Carter Mountain134767Carter Range1.2 
36.Mount Eisenhower1451102Southern Peaks1.2 
 South Hancock131648Pemigewasset Ranges1.2 
37.Bondcliffs130056Twin Range1.2 
38.Mount Lincoln155152Franconia Range1.2 
39.North Kinsman Mountain130977Kinsman Range1.1 
40.Mount Osceola-East Peak126796Osceola-Tecumseh1.1 
41.Mount Monroe163777Southern Peaks1.1 
42.Wildcat D123887Carter Range1.0 
43.Mount Madison1636142Northern Peaks1.0 
44.Middle Tripyramid125673Central Sandwich Range1.0 
 Mount Clay168642Northern Peaks1.0 
45.Zealand Mountain129261Twin Range.9 
 Mount Hight142535Carter Range.9 
46.Galehead Mountain122780Twin Range.9 
 Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak121937Pemigewasset Ranges.9 
 Mount Jim127228Moosilauke Area.8 
 Boott Spur167430Mount Washington Massif.8 
 Mount Blue138039Moosilauke Area.8 
 Bigelow Lawn Hill168018Mount Washington Massif.8 
 Mount Moosilauke-South Summit137913Moosilauke Area.7 
 Montalban Ridge-North Peak130928Montalban-Rocky Branch Ridges.7 
 Wildcat C131042Carter Range.7 
47.West Bond137849Twin Range.6 
 North Carter Mountain137812Carter Range.6 
 Carter Dome-South Peak130316Carter Range.5 
 Mount Hancock-East Peak121912Pemigewasset Ranges.5 
 Southwest Twin132823Twin Range.5 
 Mount Hancock-Middle Peak130524Pemigewasset Ranges.5 
 South Tripyramid124424Central Sandwich Range.5 
 Mount Osceola-Middle Peak128024Osceola-Tecumseh.5 
 Mount Lethe139713Carter Range.5 
 Mount Franklin15246Southern Peaks.4 
 Nelson Crag171811Mount Washington Massif.4 
 Sam Adams170228Northern Peaks.4 
 Mount Osceola-West Peak125423Osceola-Tecumseh.4 
 Mount Truman152424Franconia Range.4 
 Slide Peak14652Mount Washington Massif.4 
 Mount Waumbek-East Peak121812Pliny Range.4 
 Slide Peak South14304Mount Washington Massif.3 
 Agiocochook Crag17433Mount Washington Massif.3 
 Mount Pierce-South Peak12768Southern Peaks.3 
 Mount Cabot-Southeast Knob12446Pilot Range.3 
 Ball Crag18619Mount Washington Massif.3 
 Wildcat E123323Carter Range.3 
 Wildcat B131712Carter Range.3 
 John Quincy Adams164917Northern Peaks.3 
 Fourth Howk131520Northern Peaks.3 
 Greenleaf Knob129414Franconia Range.2 
 Abigail Adams163212Northern Peaks.2 
 Mount Monroe-West Peak158412Southern Peaks.2 
 Adams 516026Northern Peaks.2 
 Monticello Lawn Peak16484Northern Peaks.2 
 Southeast Castle13728Northern Peaks.1 
 Emerald Bluff12278Northern Peaks.1 
 Northwest Castle13209Northern Peaks.0 
48.Mount Field1317512Willey Range.0 

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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.


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