Grand Monadnock, New Hampshire

Prominence: 2130 ft, 649 m

Elevation: 3150+ feet, 960+ meters

True Isolation: 41.23 mi, 66.35 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 960 - 966 m
    (6-meter closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 3149 ft / 960 m
    (Range 960 - 3155 m)
Alternate Name(s)Mount Monadnock; Monadnock
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 51' 40'' N; 72° 6' 30'' W
42.861117, -72.108292 (Dec Deg)
736236E 4749449N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionCheshire (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Grand Monadnock:
     New Hampshire County High Points (Rank #4)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #45)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #227)
     New Hampshire County Prominence Peaks (Rank #4)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #54)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #146)
     YMCA Alpine Club List (NH) (Rank #93)
     Northeast U.S. Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #15)
     New Hampshire 52 with a View (Rank #26)
     New England CoHPs (Rank #22)
     New England Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #8)
     Most Ascended Peaks (Rank #11)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #25)
     New England Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #35)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-05-30 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2009-08-02 by Matthew Nelson
     2009-09-05 by Spencer Corcoran
     2010-06-20 by Yu-Pu Wang
     2010-10-02 by Justin Crews
     2011-05 by Ella C
     2011-05-21 by Karen Lemieux
     2011-06-26 by Matt Larson
     2011-07-28 by Spencer Corcoran
     2011-08-06 by Donald McQuade (GPS Track)
     2011-08-12 by Kurt Phaneuf (GPS Track)
     2011-10-08 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2011-11-13 by Dan Schwarting
     2012-04-04 by David Natanis
     2012-08-08 by David Cormier (GPS Track)
     2012-08-20 by Jeffrey McLean
     2012-10-20 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2012-12-31 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2013-05-04 by Spencer Corcoran
     2013-07-18 by Spencer Corcoran
     2014-01-04 by Mike Berger
     2014-05-10 by Mike Berger
     2014-05-11 by Paul Blanchette
     2014-05-31 by Wayne Snyder
     2014-06-16 by Michael Sullivan (GPS Track)
     2014-06-23 by Spencer Corcoran

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The ledgy, rocky summit area of Monadnock is often thronged with hundreds of hikers (1994-05-30).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2130 ft/649 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2169 ft/661 m
  Line Parent: Smarts Mountain
  Key Col: 1020 ft/311 m
Isolation41.23 mi/66.35 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Haystack Mountain  (W)
Isolation Limit Point: 42° 54' 49'' N; 72° 55' 2'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: New England Upland
Range5: Southern New Hampshire
Drainage Basins
Long Island Sound
Atlantic Ocean

Contoocook (HP)
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMonadnock Mountain O42072g1 1:25,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail: White Arrow Trail
Trailhead: 1500 ft/457 m
Vertical Gain: 1650 ft/503 m
Distance (one way): 3.05 mi/4.91 km
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BM on top of Monadnock (2014-05-31). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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A view of Grand Monadnock from Perkins Pond, (2011-06-19). Photo by Scott Wieman.
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