South Hancock, New Hampshire

Prominence: 159 ft, 48 m

Elevation: 4319 feet, 1316 meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.77 mi, 1.24 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 4319 ft / 1316 m
SubpeaksSouth Hancock-South Peak (3920 ft/1195 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)44° 4' 24'' N; 71° 29' 14'' W
44.073219, -71.487149 (Dec Deg)
300838E 4883013N Zone 19 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Hampshire
County/Second Level RegionGrafton

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Lists that contain South Hancock:
     New Hampshire 3500-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     New England 3700-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     New England 4000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Northeast USA 4000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     New Hampshire 4000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     Northeast "115" 4000-footers (Rank #55)
     AMC New England Hundred Highest (Rank #29)
     AMC New Hampshire 4000-footers (Rank #26)
     YMCA Alpine Club List (NH) (Rank #34)
     AMC New England 4000-footers (Rank #29)
     Trailwright New Hampshire 4000 footers (Rank #43)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-01-31 by John Sherback
     2009-03-14 by Michael Blair
     2009-07-25 by Michael Petcher
     2010-07-14 by Tony Rachupka
     2010-09-18 by Karen Lemieux
     2011-03-20 by Wesley Barry (GPS Track)
     2011-04-24 by Dan Quinlan
     2011-08-01 by Isaiah Knight
     2011-10-16 by Ryan Aschbrenner
     2011-10-29 by Jennifer Plaza
     2012-01-07 by John N
     2012-04-01 by Kirk Kauffman
     2012-05-06 by Karine Thate
     2012-06-30 by Mari Kuraguchi
     2012-06-30 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2012-07-01 by Chris Harding
     2012-07-20 by Andrew Russel
     2012-09-18 by Chris Stempek (GPS Track)
     2013-01-20 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2013-05-04 by Jeff Swett
     2013-08-11 by Gabriel Cou√ęt (GPS Track)
     2013-10-05 by Michael Berger (GPS Track)
     2013-10-05 by Richard Bedard (GPS Track)
     2013-11-24 by Matt DiFrancesco (GPS Track)
     2014-02-24 by Rick Schauder (GPS Track)
     2014-03-25 by Spencer Corcoran
     2014-05-31 by Chris Drake
     2014-09-21 by Dennis Van Amburgh (GPS Track)
     2015-02-07 by Jen Scovern (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (469 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 159 ft/48 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 199 ft/60 m
  Line Parent: Mount Hancock
  Key Col: 4160 ft/1268 m
Isolation0.77 mi/1.24 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Hancock  (NNW)
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 Basins
Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean

Gulf of Maine
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: White Mountain National Forest
Topo MapMount Carrigain O44071a4 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Cedar Brook Trailhead (Paved Road) 2131 ft/650 m
Vertical Gain: 2188 ft/666 m

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