Owls Head, New Hampshire

Prominence: 825 ft, 252 m

Elevation: 4025 feet, 1227 meters

Approx. Isolation: 2 mi, 3.22 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4025 ft / 1227 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 8' 39'' N; 71° 36' 18'' W
44.144081, -71.605039 (Dec Deg)
291647E 4891176N Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionGrafton

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Lists that contain Owls Head:
     New Hampshire 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #59)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #98)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #59)
     New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #43)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #102)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #59)
     AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers (Rank #43)
     YMCA Alpine Club List (NH) (Rank #53)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #59)
     Trailwright New Hampshire 4000 footers (Rank #66)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1981-07-08 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1997-10-04 by Chip Carpenter
     2009-06-23 by Derek Standen (GPS Track)
     2009-07-25 by Will Hoyt
     2009-10-24 by Monica Trust (Unsuccessful)
     2011-07-16 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2011-07-28 by Desiree James
     2011-07-31 by Tony Rachupka
     2011-11-11 by Dave Dunham
     2012-03-10 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2012-08-11 by François Lefebvre
     2012-09-09 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2012-09-23 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2012-10-21 by Heather Hesse
     2013-02-03 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-06-15 by Evan B
     2013-06-29 by Isaiah Knight
     2013-07-04 by Matthew Nelson
     2013-09-07 by Michael Berger (GPS Track)
     2013-11-09 by Kaerstin Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2014-06-20 by Wayne Snyder
     2014-07-21 by Spencer Corcoran
     2014-10-04 by Arthur Caverly
     2015-03-07 by Alan Bernier (Unsuccessful)

View ascents of peak by registered members (388 total)

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4000 ft peak - officialy named
White Mountain National Forest
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Cairn on top of Owls Head (2014-06-20). Photo by Wayne Snyder.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 825 ft/252 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 865 ft/264 m
  Line Parent: Mount Lafayette
  Key Col: 3200 ft/975 m
Isolation2 mi/3.22 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lincoln  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: White Mountains
Range5: Franconia Area
Range6: Franconia Range
Drainage BasinsPemigewasset
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Mountain National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Pemigewasset Wilderness Area
Topo MapSouth Twin Mountain O44071b5 1:24,000
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Other Photos

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Franconia Ridge (Flume, Liberty, Little Haystack, Lincoln, Truman, and Lafayette), Garfield, and Owl's Head from Osceola (2006-09-27). Photo by Rian Laub.
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Franconia Ridge and Owl's Head from West Bond (2010-09-20). Photo by Rian Laub.
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