Bigelow Mountain, Maine

Prominence: 2845 ft, 867 m

Elevation: 4145 feet, 1263 meters

Approx. Isolation: 8.03 mi, 12.93 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4145 ft / 1263 m
Highest SummitWest Peak
SubpeaksAvery Peak (4088 ft/1246 m)
Cranberry Peak (3194 ft/974 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 8' 48'' N; 70° 17' 17'' W
45.146771, -70.288172 (Dec Deg)
398732E 5000062N Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSomerset (Highest Point)
City/TownDead River

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     West Peak at Trip Report for Somerset, ME by Denis Hanson Trip Report for Somerset, ME by Michael Schwartz

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Lists that contain Bigelow Mountain:
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence (Rank #19)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #73)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     Maine County High Points (Rank #4)
     Northeastern USA CoHPs (Rank #16)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #165)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #118)
     Northeast USA Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #14)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #75)
     Maine 3,500-foot Peaks (Rank #7)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #43)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail (Rank #41)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #43)
     Maine County Prominence Peaks (Rank #3)
     Canadian Border CoHPs (Rank #20)
     New England CoHPs (Rank #8)
     New England Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #10)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1991-07-06 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1992 by Brian Lamarsh
     1992-07-30 by Rodney Ziak
     1995-08-08 by Stephen Collins
     2009-09-19 by Dan Doucette
     2010 by Norman Ouellette
     2010-09-09 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2011-06-22 by Patrick Worthley
     2011-09-24 by Dave Dunham
     2012-01-09 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2012-04-21 by Dan Quinlan
     2012-07-07 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2012-08-18 by Ray Di Ciaccio
     2013-07-13 by David Thibaudeau (GPS Track)
     2013-08-31 by wolf tone
     2014-06-29 by Wayne Snyder
     2014-07-29 by Michael Berger (GPS Track)
     2014-07-30 by William Musser
     2014-08-24 by Jayde Campbell
     2014-09-28 by Richard Bedard (GPS Track)
     2015-01-02 by Mike Guethle
     2015-07-25 by Chris Higgins
     2015-08-02 by Paul Fotter
     2015-08-16 by Taylor Oude

View ascents of peak by registered members (234 total)

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Bigelow Range from the peak of Sugarloaf (2015-06-26). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2845 ft/867 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2865 ft/873 m
  Line Parent: Crocker Mountain
  Key Col: Huston-Stratton Brooks    1300 ft/396 m
Isolation8.03 mi/12.93 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sugarloaf Mountain  (S)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Longfellow Mountains
Range5: Rangeley-Stratton Ranges
Range6: Bigelow Mountain (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsDead
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Maine Public Reserve Land
Topo MapThe Horns O45070b3 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
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Other Photos

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Not the bluebird day we were hoping for, but we took it anyway. My daughter Laurel took the shot (2015-08-26). Photo by Dick Ellsworth.
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Laurel on the Fire Warden trail (2015-08-26). Photo by Dick Ellsworth.
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