Mount Hancock, New Hampshire

Prominence: 1200 ft, 366 m

Elevation: 4400+ feet, 1341+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.42 mi, 3.9 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4400 - 4440 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 4400 ft / 1341 m
    (Range 4400 - 4440 ft)
SubpeaksMount Hancock-Middle Peak (4280 ft/1305 m)
Mount Hancock-Northwest Peak (4000 ft/1219 m)
Mount Hancock-East Peak (4000 ft/1219 m)
Mount Hancock-West Peak (3331 ft/1015 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 5' 0'' N; 71° 29' 36'' W
44.08337, -71.493429 (Dec Deg)
300370E 4884156N Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionGrafton

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Lists that contain Mount Hancock:
     New Hampshire 3500-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #42)
     New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks (Rank #22)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #44)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #23)
     AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers (Rank #21)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #23)
     YMCA Alpine Club List (NH) (Rank #29)
     Trailwright New Hampshire 4000 footers (Rank #37)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters (Rank #49)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1983-08-30 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2007-07-14 by Tara Merrill
     2009-01-31 by John Sherback
     2009-03-15 by M (whichway) Lardiere
     2009-07-25 by Michael Petcher
     2010-07-14 by Tony Rachupka
     2010-08-22 by Casey Ajalat
     2010-09-25 by Michael McDonagh
     2010-12-22 by Karine Thate
     2010-12-29 by Michael Blair
     2011-03-20 by Wesley Barry (GPS Track)
     2011-04-24 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2011-10-23 by Ben Lostracco
     2012-04-01 by Kirk Kauffman
     2012-06-30 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2012-07-01 by Chris Harding
     2012-09-18 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2013-01-20 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-02-02 by Matthew Nelson
     2013-02-03 by Gary McMeekin (GPS Track)
     2013-05-04 by Jeff Swett
     2013-06-23 by Mike Berger (GPS Track)
     2013-08-11 by Gabriel Couët (GPS Track)
     2013-09-01 by Kaerstin Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2013-11-24 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2014-02-24 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2014-03-25 by Spencer Corcoran
     2014-06-21 by Todd Bettinson
     2014-09-21 by Dennis Van Amburgh (GPS Track)
     2015-02-07 by Jen Scovern (GPS Track)

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Hancock with the boys (2014-09-10). Photo by Vic Stashewsky.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1200 ft/366 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1280 ft/390 m
  Line Parent: Mount Carrigain
  Key Col: 3200 ft/975 m
Isolation2.42 mi/3.9 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Carrigain  (ENE)
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: Pemigewasset Ranges
Drainage BasinsPemigewasset
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Mountain National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Pemigewasset Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Carrigain O44071a4 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Cedar Brook Trailhead (Paved Road) 2131 ft/650 m
Vertical Gain: 2269 ft/691 m
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Canadian Jay on Hancock summit waiting to be fed (2011-10-23). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Mt. Hancock Summit Overlook (2014-10-25). Photo by Mark LoSacco.
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